Nonmetallic Index Up
- Published: Monday, 23 December 2013 16:17
- Written by Mark Kuhar
December 23, 2013 - The nonmetallic mineral products leading index increased 0.7 percent to 232.0 in November from a revised 230.5 in October. However, its 6-month smoothed growth rate remained at the revised 7.0 percent growth rate of October. The 6-month smoothed growth rate is a compound annual rate that measures the near-term trend.