Hurricanes Harvey, Irma lift U.S. factory activity index to 13-year high

October 2, 2017 by  
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A measure of U.S. manufacturing activity surged to a near 13-1/2-year high in September as disruptions to the supply chains caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma resulted in factories taking longer to deliver goods and boosted raw material prices.

Source: Reuters Business News

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