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Montevideo, September 18th 2020 - 20:34 UTC

Tag: Food and Beverage

  • 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.

  • Thursday, February 7th 2019 - 10:05 UTC

    Manufacturing in Argentina was 5% down during 2018

    Automobiles and auto-parts production were down 25.1%, and farm machinery 48.3%, according to Indec's release

    Manufacturing performance in Argentina during 2018 was one of the worst since the 2001/02 collapse and melting of the country's economy according to the latest release from the stats office, Indec. Manufacturing dropped 14.7% in December compared to the same month in 2017, ending 2018 with an overall decrease of 5%.