Friday, April 13, 2018

Pull the Amazon production electronics in February

Amazon's industry grew 16.2% in February, compared with the same month of 2017, leveraged by the manufacture of electronics such as televisions, personal computers, laptops and cell phones. It was the best result among the 15 locations analysed by the Monthly Regional Industrial Research, published today by the IBGE.
The proximity of the World Cup spurred the rise in production of tv sets at the beginning of the year, especially in the Amazon, which has in the free zone of Manaus an incentive for that line.
"The computer industry is the one that usually pull this State, but this time the highlights were the TVs, which have already demonstrated growth in January. The other sectors had average behavior, "explains research analyst, Victor Almeida, who pointed out that the Amazon accounts for 3% of the country's Industry.
Yet this comparison, the sectors of other transportation equipment such as motorcycles and parts, and of beverages, in particular preparations in syrup, also contributed to the increase in State Industry. Year to date and over the past 12 months, the production of the State was, respectively, 24.5% and 6.9%, however fell 5.9% compared to January 2018.
Other regional results
In comparison with February 2017, other locations also grew above the national average (2.8%): Santa Catarina (6.2%), Pernambuco (5.0%), São Paulo (4.8%), Bahia (3.2%) and Rio de Janeiro (3.0%). Ceará (2.8%), Northeast region (2.4%) and Rio Grande do Sul (0.3%) completed the localities with positive results.
In Sao Paulo, the auto industry gave following the January growth, with high of 4.8% compared to February 2017. According to research analyst, the increase in the manufacture of trucks-tractors and automobiles were the highlights: "these sectors are increasing gradually, in an upward trajectory. It's early to talk in recovery, resumption, because our base is still low comparison "Bernardo concluded.
TI Inside - 13/04/2018
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