Industrial Indicators

CNI Industrial Indicators are designed to identify the short-term evolution of industrial activity on a monthly basis. As a short-term survey, its importance lies in indicating the actual behavior of industrial activity through variables such as sales, employment, earnings, and capacity utilization. The survey began to be carried out in 1992 and is the result of a partnership between CNI and 12 Federations of Industry. The states included in the survey account for over 90% of Brazilian gross industrial product.


Sales grow while hours worked and jobs fall

The 2% increase in real sales stands out in the July issue of the Industrial Indicators survey. This marked the second consecutive monthly increase. However, the rise in sales was not accompanied by an increase in hours worked in production or employment, which have both dropped for the third consecutive month.


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