November/2016 - The activity level indicator fell for the fourth month in a row and reached 39.3 points in November, drifting further away from the 50-point dividing line.
November/2016 - Industrial activity declined in November less strongly in 2016 than in 2015 and 2014. The average capacity utilization rate grew by one percentage point to 66%.
Jul.-Sep./2016 - The Industrial Cost Indicator grew by 0.3% in the third quarter of 2016 on a seasonally adjusted quarter-over-quarter basis.
December/2016 - Consumer confidence fell again in December, marking the second consecutive decline.
December/2016 - Industrial entrepreneurs showed a lack of confidence again after four months.
December/2016 - The percentage of the population who rate the government as excellent or good remains in 13%, but those who rated the government as bad or terrible rose from 39% to 46%.
2016 - Brazilian industry continues to perform poorly in the global market, with declining shares in world exports and in world production.
September/2016 - After the disappointing results in August, results show a slightly more encouraging performance in September, but are still a long way from reversing the negative trend observed in recent months.
September/2016 - Fear of Unemployment Index (IMD) drops while Life Satisfaction increases in the third quarter.
Number 1 / 2016 - In 2015, the export to output ratio for manufacturing (at constant prices) reversed the downward trend that had been observed since 2006.
April/2016 - The use of digital technologies in Brazilian industry is not widespread. 58% of companies are aware of the importance of these technologies for industrial competitiveness.
February/2016 - In 2014, 71.8% of all companies surveyed made investments – down by 7.9 percentage points from 2013 and the lowest figure recorded since the survey began, in 2009.
Historical Data (Portuguese_only)
Industry in Figures