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Montevideo, September 18th 2020 - 20:54 UTC

Tag: Argentine industrial activity

  • Thursday, February 27th 2020 - 07:57 UTC

    Mild recovery of Argentine industrial activity during January

    In January 2020, auto production jumped 39.2%; chemical and plastic, 14.6%; metal mechanics, 5.6%; paper and cellulose, 2.5%; textiles, 2%

    The argentine industrial activity stopped sliding last January after two full years of contraction and managed a 4.8% growth over a year ago, according to the latest review of the industry by the Foundation of Latin American economic research, FIEL. However, the overall Industrial Production Index ended the twelve months of 2019 with a 4.6% fall compared to 2018.

  • Wednesday, October 17th 2018 - 09:16 UTC

    Argentine industrial activity contracts 4.1% in August year-to-year

    The auto industry in September was down 20.6% compared to the same month a year ago, the largest drop in twelve months

    Industrial activity in Argentina dropped 4.1% in August compared to a year ago, completing a 0.8% contraction so far this year, according to a survey by the country's Industrial Union, UIA. However compared to last July industrial production was up 0.7%.