Productivity index represents production output of the state per one worker. This index is widely applied in analysis of current economic conditions of the state.
Productivity value is published once every three months, till 10-th of every month at 08:30 a.m EST (New York). Market's respond to publication is rather significant. Though sometimes this value is able to misguide about real economic conditions. For example, during strikes or under stagnancy the number of employees decreases leading to growth of productivity despite negative processes in the economy. As for the rest, growth of index is positive for national currency and progressive development of the economy.