RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazilian industrial production increased by 0.7% from January to February this year. This increase offset only part of the 2.2% loss recorded between December and January. Data from the monthly industry survey were released today (1) by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE).
According to the survey, the industry has also recorded an increase of 0.4% in the quarter and 2.8% in the last 12 months. Compared to February last year, however, there is a decrease of 4.3 per cent. There is also a loss of 5.8% for the current year. . .