Ohio Business Conditions Outlook Beats U.S. Average

A new report by Providence, R.I.-based Citizen’s Bank finds that Ohio businesses are likely to experience growth throughout the remainder of 2019 and into early next year. Nationally, the bank’s Citizens Business Conditions Index — which includes manufacturing data — sits at a healthy 60.2, while the Ohio Business Index came in at 62.3 for Q3. A rating above 50 indicates economic growth.

Meanwhile, newly released federal data show Ohio’s real GDP trailed the national average in Q2. 11/11/2019