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For release: June 14, 2001
Contact: Josh Irons (215) 574-3481
The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia will release the Business Outlook Survey at noon E.T. on the third Thursday of each month. This change from 10 a.m. to noon will take effect June 21. A survey release schedule for 2001 is available at: http://www.philadelphiafed.org/econ/bos/bosschedule.html.
This survey, which was started in 1968, gathers information on the manufacturing industry in the Third Federal Reserve District covering eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware. Participation in the survey is limited to manufacturing firms in the area with more than 100 employees. The survey asks about the current pace of business in the participants' plants and their expectations about business over the next six months.
To arrange an interview regarding June survey results after its release, contact Josh Irons, (215) 574-3481.