ICEI-Business Confidence Index

As a leading indicator of industrial performance, the ICEI detects shifts in industrial production trends. The data required for building the ICEI index are collected in tandem with the Industrial Survey and the Construction Survey. Confidence indices are made available for three company sizes (small, medium and large), for the five Brazilian geographic regions, and for the different sectors of the mining and quarrying, manufacturing, and construction industries.


Industry confidence sees slight drop in February

In February 2024, the Business Confidence Index (ICEI) fell 0.5 point, from 53.2 points to 52.7 points. The drop, although small, interrupts a sequence of two months of rising confidence. Despite the drop in confidence in February, the industry remains confident.

February 20, 2024

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