Industrial production in Brazil went up 0.4 percent month-over-month in January of 2021, following a downwardly revised 0.8 percent increase in December and in line with market expectations. It was the 9th straight month of expansion, bringing the cumulative growth to 42.3 percent, after a 27.1 percent loss in March and April when the coronavirus crisis hit the economy hard. Main positive contributions came from food (3.1 percent); extractive industries (1.5 percent); cellulose & paper (4.4 percent); autos (1 percent) and furniture (3.6 percent). Year-on-year, industrial output advanced 2 percent, extending an 8.2 percent rise in the previous month but below market consensus of 2.2 percent. source: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE)

Industrial Production Mom in Brazil averaged 0.15 percent from 1985 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 25.10 percent in May of 1990 and a record low of -24.40 percent in April of 1990. This page provides the latest reported value for - Brazil Industrial Production MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brazil Industrial Production MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2021.

Industrial Production Mom in Brazil is expected to be 0.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production Mom in Brazil to stand at 1.10 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Brazil Industrial Production MoM is projected to trend around 1.10 percent in 2022 and 1.50 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Brazil Industrial Production MoM

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.40 0.80 25.10 -24.40 1985 - 2021 percent Monthly


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-12-02 12:00 PM Oct 1.1% 2.8% 1.4% 1.9%
2021-01-08 12:00 PM Nov 1.2% 1.1% 1.3% 1.4%
2021-02-02 12:00 PM Dec 0.9% 1.1% 0.2% 0.6%
2021-03-05 12:00 PM Jan 0.4% 0.8% 0.4% 0.6%
2021-04-08 12:00 PM Feb 0.4%
2021-05-05 12:00 PM Mar
2021-06-02 12:00 PM Apr
2021-07-02 12:00 PM May


News Stream
Brazil Industrial Output Rises for 9th Month
Industrial production in Brazil went up 0.4 percent month-over-month in January of 2021, following a downwardly revised 0.8 percent increase in December and in line with market expectations. It was the 9th straight month of expansion, bringing the cumulative growth to 42.3 percent, after a 27.1 percent loss in March and April when the coronavirus crisis hit the economy hard. Main positive contributions came from food (3.1 percent); extractive industries (1.5 percent); cellulose & paper (4.4 percent); autos (1 percent) and furniture (3.6 percent). Year-on-year, industrial output advanced 2 percent, extending an 8.2 percent rise in the previous month but below market consensus of 2.2 percent.
2021-03-05
Brazil Industrial Output Growth Beat Forecasts
Industrial production in Brazil increased 0.9% month-over-month in December of 2020, following a downwardly revised 1.1% growth in November and beating market expectations of a 0.2% rise. It was the 8th straight month of expansion, bringing the cumulative growth to 41.8%, after a 27.1% loss in March and April when the coronavirus crisis hit the economy hard. Main positive contributions came from metallurgy (19%), autos (6.5%), extractive industries (3.7%), machinery & equipment (6%), textiles (15.4%), clothing & accessories (11.5%), plastic & rubber products (4.8%) and pharmaceutical products (8.4%). Year-on-year, industrial output advanced 8.2%, the most since April of 2018, after a downwardly revised 2.6% rise in November and beating market consensus of a 6.3% growth. In 2020, industrial activity shrank 4.5%, the biggest decline since 2016.
2021-02-02
Brazil Industrial Output Growth Remains Robust
Industrial production in Brazil increased 1.2 percent month-over-month in November of 2020, the 7th consecutive monthly increase and posting a cumulative growth of 40.7 percent, following a 27.1 percent drop in March and April. Main positive contributions came from production of autos (11.1 percent), chemicals (5.9 percent), clothing (11.3 percent), machinery and equipment (4.1 percent), printing (42.9 percent), leather and footwear (7.9 percent), beverages (3.1 percent), metals (3 percent) and metallurgy (1.6 percent). Year-on-year, industrial output went up 2.8 percent.
2021-01-08
Brazil Industrial Output Rises for 6th Month
Industrial production in Brazil expanded 1.1% month-over-month in October of 2020, following an upwardly revised 2.8% increase in September and below market forecasts of 1.4%. Still, it marked the 6th straight month of rising industrial output, bringing the 6-month gain to 39%, after a 27.1% loss in March and April when the coronavirus crisis hit the economy hard. In October, main increases were seen in production of motor vehicles and trailers (4.7%); metallurgy (3.1%); pharmaceutical products (4.5%); machinery and equipment (2.2%); metal products (2.8%); leather, travel goods and footwear (5.7 %); non-metallic mineral products (2.3%); manufacture of clothing and accessories (5%); and rubber and plastic products (2.1%). Year-on-year, industrial output edged up 0.3%.
2020-12-02

Brazil Industrial Production MoM
In Brazil, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy, such as manufacturing, mining, and utilities.