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U.S. manufacturing output takes biggest hit in 100 years

U.S. Manufacturing Output Takes Biggest Hit in 100 Years



Shutdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic caused manufacturing output in the United States to drop by 13.7% in April, the steepest decline in the 101-year history of the industrial production index.

All major industries reported declines in output, with the production of motor vehicles and parts the most affected, experiencing a 72% decline in output.


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