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 sales surpass pre-pandemic period

All industrial indicators (Real Sales, Hours worked in production, Employment, Real total payroll and Real average earnings) are up in August. Real sales surpassed the levels seen at the beginning of the year, and capacity utilization is almost back to pre-pandemic levels. The first positive result for industrial jobs in the year was seen in August: industrial employment is up by 1,9% in comparison to July.


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