Brazil’s Industry Output Is Up 3.2% Thanks to Exports

Brazilian industrial production increased in 12 of the 14 areas included in the Regional Industrial Survey, of the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE).

The data issued this Wednesday, March 15, by the IBGE show that, in comparison with January 2005, national industry went up 3.2%.

The best result was in the state of Pará, which registered a 10.7% increase. Industrial production only dropped in the southern states of Rio Grande do Sul (-2.0%), and Paraná (-5.3%).

The survey coordinator, Isabela Nunes Pereira, evaluates that the beginning of 2006 presented a higher growth rate than the average of 2005 last quarter (1.3%), and that this "movement" happened both nationally and regionally.

She recalls that January industrial performance remains related to the production of durable and non-durable goods, such as automobiles, cell phones, television sets, medicine, and exports of cellulose and iron ore.

On the basis of this growth profile, an expansion of internal consumption is observed, based mostly on credit and on the improvement of the salary mass, and on the maintenance of the so-called "vigor" of exports.

Agência Brasil

Tags:

Ads

You May Also Like

Rescuers Try to Save Whale Who Swam 560 Miles Up Brazil’s Amazon River

A team of biologists and veterinarians from the Ibama (Brazilian Institute of Environment and ...

Dollar Flow Deep in Red in Brazil This Month

Brazil’s Central Bank registered a negative dollar flow of over US$ 1.5 billion during ...

Brazilian Beekeepers Are Certified as Fairtrade by German’s FLO

Brazilian beekeepers from Piauí state, in the Brazilian Northeast, have a lot to celebrate. ...

In Protectionist Measure Brazil Slaps 25% Tax in 100 Imported Products

The Brazilian council of ministers of the Foreign Trade Board (Camex) increased the import ...

Cuban leader Fidel Castro

For Brazil Castro Is Respectable But a Little Old-Fashioned on Ethanol

Brazilian Foreign Minister, Celso Amorim, compared Brazil to a pilgrimage place or a Mecca ...

Brazilian astronaut Marcos Pontes

Brazilian Astronaut Has Already Ticket for Space Trip: March 23

The journey of the first Brazilian astronaut to space already has a set date. ...

Doing Business in Brazil Is Always Hard. In Some Cities Is Even Harder.

The Brazilian cities vary significantly in the ease of doing business, according to the ...

Brazil Not Ready for Prime Time, Says National Soccer Team Coach

Brazilian coach Carlos Alberto Parreira said Saturday Brazil’s first full practice ahead of the ...

City entrance to Monte Verde, in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Monte Verde, Brazil’s Alpine Trap for Tourists, Is Also a Green Gem

If you are unfortunate enough to live among the mayhem and madness of São ...

In Brazil, Dilma Woman Takes Place of Lula Man as President’s Chief of Staff

Gleisi Helena Hoffmann, 45, a Brazilian senator and wife of Brazil’s Communications Minister Paulo ...