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%. source: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE)

Industrial Production Mom in Brazil averaged 0.14 percent from 1985 until 2020, 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 December of 2020.

Industrial Production Mom in Brazil is expected to be 1.50 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 0.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Brazil Industrial Production MoM is projected to trend around 1.10 percent in 2021 and 1.50 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Brazil Industrial Production MoM

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.10 2.80 25.10 -24.40 1985 - 2020 percent Monthly


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-09-03 12:00 PM Jul 8% 9.7% 5.7% 6%
2020-10-02 12:00 PM Aug 3.2% 8.3% 3.4% 3.5%
2020-11-04 12:00 PM Sep 2.6% 3.6% 2.2% 2.6%
2020-12-02 12:00 PM Oct 1.1% 2.8% 1.4% 1.9%
2021-01-08 12:00 PM Nov 1.1%
2021-02-04 12:00 PM Dec
2021-03-10 12:00 PM Jan
2021-04-01 12:00 PM Feb


News Stream
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 Output Rises More than Expected
Brazil's industrial production rose 2.6 percent over a month earlier in September 2020, following an upwardly revised 3.6 percent gain in the previous month and beating market expectations of a 2.2 percent increase. It was the fifth consecutive rise in industrial output, amid the ongoing easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Main gains were recorded in automotive vehicles, trailers & bodies (14.1%); machinery & equipment (12.6%); clothing & accessories (16.5%); and leather, travel goods and footwear (17.1%). Other positive contributions came from food products (1.2%); metallurgy (3.5%); non-metallic mineral products (4.2%); machinery, electrical appliances and materials (5.9%); pharmaceutical products (6.2%); cellulose & paper (3.7%); computer equipment, electronic & optical products (5.9%); coke, petroleum products and biofuels (1%); and rubber & plastic (3.2%). Year-on-year, industrial output went up 3.4 percent, rebounding from a downwardly revised 2.5 percent fall in August.
2020-11-04
Brazil Industrial Output Rises for 4th Month
Brazil's industrial production increased 3.2 percent over a month earlier in August 2020, following an upwardly revised 8.3 percent gain in the previous month and compared with market expectations of a 3.4 percent rise. It was the fourth consecutive increase in industrial output, as factories continued to resume operations following lockdown restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic. Main gains were seen in automotive vehicles, trailers & bodies (19.2%); coke, petroleum products and biofuels (3.9%); and extractive industries (2.6%). Other positive contributions came from rubber & plastic products (5.8%); leather, travel goods and footwear (14.9%); non-metallic mineral products (4.9%); food products (1%); clothing & accessories (11.5%); metallurgy (3.2%); textiles (9.1%); and metals (3.1%). Year-on-year, industrial output dropped 2.7 percent, after declining a downwardly revised 2.8 percent in the prior month.
2020-10-02
Brazil Industrial Output Rises More than Expected in July
Brazil's industrial production rose 8 percent over a month earlier in July 2020, following an upwardly revised 9.7 percent increase in the previous month and beating market expectations of a 5.7 percent gain. Main increases were seen in automotive vehicles, trailers & bodies (43.9%) as factories continued to resume operations following lockdown restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic; metallurgy (18.7%); extractive industries (6.7%); and machinery & equipment (14.2%). Other positive contributions came from coke, petroleum products and biofuels (3.8%); other chemical products (6.7%); food (2.2%); metals (12.4%); non-metallic mineral products (10.4%); clothing & accessories (29.7%); rubber & plastic (9.8%); textiles (26.2%); computer equipment, electronic products and optical (13.8%); and machinery, electrical appliances and materials (12%). Year-on-year, industrial output went down 3 percent, after dropping a downwardly revised 8.8 percent in June.
2020-09-03

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.