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.


Industrial activity is on the rise, but impacts of the crisis remain severe

Industrial activity is on the rise in May. Real revenue, hours worked in production and capacity utilization increased after recording their worst result in recent history in April. These increases reflect the resumption of industrial activity after several industrial plants interrupted their operations in March and April.


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