Productivity in Brazilian manufacturing

The quarterly publication Productivity in Brazilian manufacturing aims to track the evolution of Brazil’s industry competitiveness compared to its main trading partners, focusing on the labor productivity indicator, which is a determinant indicator of competitiveness. It presents the indicator of labor productivity in Brazilian manufacturing industry and, once a year, the effective relative labor productivity indicator, including the labor productivity of Brazil’s main trading partners.


Productivity holds steady in third quarter

Labor productivity in manufacturing remained relatively stable in the third quarter of 2019 as compared to the second quarter of the year. On a seasonally adjusted basis, the indicator is down by 0.2%. On the same comparison basis, the amount of goods produced by the segment dropped by 0.6%, while hours worked edged down by 0.5%.

July - September 2019

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