This indicator determines the degree of utilization of productive capacity of the country's economy. The level of 85% indicates a good balance between economic growth and inflation. Figures above this level cause inflation in the economy.
It has a limited impact on the market. The growth of this index leads to growth of the national currency.
- Release Frequency: monthly.
- Release Schedule: 09:15 EST, in the middle of the month, together with Industrial Production Index.
- Source: Federal Reserve.