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Montevideo, July 22nd 2019 - 07:45 UTC

Tag: Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics

  • Monday, February 4th 2019 - 08:50 UTC

    Brazilian industrial output up 1.1% last year compared to 2017

    Industrial production in Brazil rose 0.2% month-over-month in December 2018, rebounding from a downwardly revised 0.1% in the previous month

    Brazil's industrial output increased 1.1% in 2018, the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) announced. According to IBGE, though the annual figures were positive, the industrial sector grew at a slower pace than it registered in 2017, when production increased 2.5%.

  • Wednesday, October 31st 2018 - 08:43 UTC

    Brazil's unemployment down to 11.9% in the third quarter

    Despite six straight months of decline, there are still 12.5 million people seeking work in Brazil, which is coming off the worst recession in its history in 2015-2016

    Brazil's unemployment rate fell for the sixth straight month in September, according to government data released on Tuesday, two days after far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro was elected president on a promise of sweeping change. The jobless rate -- measured in sliding three-month intervals -- was 11.9% for the period from July to September, down from 12.1% from June to August.