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Brazil: Sí£o Paulo Industry Cuts 45,000 Jobs

The level of industrial employment in São Paulo, Brazil, declined 2.16% in December, 2005, compared with December, 2004. According to a study by the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo (FIESP), 45,818 jobs were lost.

Over the course of the year, however, 48,419 jobs were created, a gain of 2.4%. The biggest increase (0.81%) occurred in July, when 16,871 new jobs were created. November was the only month besides December in which the job level declined (-0.36%), as 7,664 jobs were eliminated..

The industrial sectors that fired the highest percentages of workers in 2005 were fertilizer inputs (-5.98%) and footwear (-5.52%).

The ones that hired the highest percentages were marble and granite (5.77%), beverages (2.50%), balanced animal rations (2.15%), and watches (0.64%).

According to the study, December, 2005, was the worst month of December in the last five years. December, 2003, was a close second, with the hiring rate falling 2.14%.

The best result was obtained in December, 2004, when job offers exceeded dismissals by 7.45%, for a balance of 144,487 new job posts filled.

Agência Brasil

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  • sunil Kandulna

    industrial Jobs
    I would like to work in Brasil permanently in any industrial field and food stuff indutries

  • Guest

    Yeahhhh !
    Plus 144’487 in December to minus 45000 in December 2005. Great !

    And usually December is always a positive month, due to Christmas sales, more workers, at least temporary workers are hired.

    Therefore reality to the state of your economy is far bleaker than the one announced by your government.

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