The IBC-Br index of economic activity in Brazil grew 1.29 over a month earlier in September 2020, slowing from an upwardly revised 1.29 percent expansion in the previous month and beating market expectations of a 1 percent rise. It was the fifth consecutive expansion in economic activity, amid the ongoing relaxation of coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Year-on-year, the Brazilian economy shrank a non-seasonally adjusted 0.77 percent, following a 3.9 percent contraction in the prior month. source: Banco Central do Brasil

Leading Economic Index in Brazil averaged 0.13 percent from 2003 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 4.89 percent in June of 2020 and a record low of -9.62 percent in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Brazil Leading Economic Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brazil IBC-Br Economic Activity Index - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2020.

Leading Economic Index in Brazil is expected to be -0.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Leading Economic Index in Brazil to stand at 0.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Brazil IBC-Br Economic Activity Index is projected to trend around 0.80 percent in 2021 and 1.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Brazil IBC-Br Economic Activity Index

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.29 1.39 5.38 -9.23 2003 - 2020 percent Monthly
SA 2002=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-08-14 12:00 PM Jun 4.89% 1.59% 4.7% 3.5%
2020-09-14 12:00 PM Jul 2.15% 5.32% 3.4% 3.6%
2020-10-15 12:00 PM Aug 1.06% 3.70% 1.6% 1.9%
2020-11-13 12:00 PM Sep 1.29% 1.39% 1% 0.9%
2020-12-14 12:00 PM Oct 1.29% 1%
2021-01-15 12:00 PM Nov
2021-02-15 12:00 PM Dec
2021-03-26 12:00 PM Jan


News Stream
Brazil Economic Activity Grows More than Expected in September
The IBC-Br index of economic activity in Brazil grew 1.29 over a month earlier in September 2020, slowing from an upwardly revised 1.29 percent expansion in the previous month and beating market expectations of a 1 percent rise. It was the fifth consecutive expansion in economic activity, amid the ongoing relaxation of coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Year-on-year, the Brazilian economy shrank a non-seasonally adjusted 0.77 percent, following a 3.9 percent contraction in the prior month.
2020-11-13
Brazil Economic Activity Expands Less than Expected in August
The IBC-Br index of economic activity in Brazil grew 1.06 percent over a month earlier in August 2020, slowing from an upwardly revised 3.7 percent expansion in the previous month and below market expectations of a 1.6 percent rise. It was the fourth successive expansion in economic activity, amid the ongoing easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Year-on-year, the Brazilian economy shrank a non-seasonally adjusted 3.92 percent, after contracting a downwardly revised 4.3 percent in the prior month.
2020-10-15
Brazil Economic Activity Grows Less than Expected
The IBC-Br index of economic activity in Brazil grew 2.15 percent over a month earlier in July 2020, following an upwardly revised record 5.32 percent expansion in the previous month but below market expectations of a 3.4 percent rise. It was the third consecutive expansion in economic activity, amid the easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Year-on-year, the Brazilian economy shrank a non-seasonally adjusted 4.89 percent, after contracting a downwardly revised 4.89 percent in June.
2020-09-14
Brazil Economic Activity Continues to Recover in June
The IBC-Br index of economic activity in Brazil grew 4.89 percent over a month earlier in June 2020, following an upwardly revised 1.59 percent expansion in the previous month, recovering further from April's record contraction of 9.62 percent and beating market expectations of a 4.7 percent increase. It was the sharpest expansion in economic activity since series began, amid the easing of coronavirus lockdown restriction. Year-on-year, the Brazilian economy slumped a non-seasonally adjusted 7.05 percent, after contracting a downwardly revised 14.12 percent in the prior month.
2020-08-14

Brazil IBC-Br Economic Activity Index
In Brazil, the Economic Activity Index (IBC-Br) is considered as a preview of the GDP figures and it is widely used by the Central Bank's Monetary Policy Committee to determine whether to modify basic interest rate. The index reflects the performance of the three main sectors of the economy: agriculture, industry and services and has a base value of 100 as of 2002.