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08/02/2017 at 18:13h

Industry: 67% invested last year

The rate is the weakest since 2010 for large businesses, according to a survey conducted by the National Federation of Industry (CNI). Ten percent of industrial companies that planned to invest didn’t.

07/02/2017 at 19:30h

Sugarcane straw paper factory opens

The unit saw USD 8 million in investment and can produce 72,000 tons of cellulose paste per year, using technology developed by FibraResist, an arm of business conglomerate Grupo Cem.

07/02/2017 at 14:47h

Industrial production up in 10 areas

Output increased in most of the 14 regions surveyed by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in December. The states of Rio Grande do Sul and Ceará displayed above-average performance.

06/02/2017 at 16:33h

Vehicle exports climbed 48%

Revenue from foreign sales reached USD 809.8 million in January, industry association Anfavea said, with shipped amount going up 56%, in the best performance for a January since 2008.

02/02/2017 at 15:47h

Klabin exported 54% of its output

The foreign market accounted for more than half the sales volume for the pulp and paper manufacturer in the fourth quarter of 2016.

01/02/2017 at 13:10h

Industrial production slides 6.6%

Output had shrunk for all four major categories by the end of 2016, but was up 2.3% in December from November.

31/01/2017 at 19:18h

Mercedes do Brasil hopes to double sales to the Arab world

The company exported 348 trucks to the Middle East and North Africa last year. In 2017, the goal is to increase shipments in more than 100%.

27/01/2017 at 07:00h

Brazil’s exploring a primary diamond deposit

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The Braúna 3 mine, in Bahia, could raise tenfold the domestic production of diamond, product highly sought by the United Arab Emirates.

24/01/2017 at 15:46h

Bicycle production drops 11%

Last year, 670,000 units were produced in Brazil. Exports increased 27% to 8,400 units.

20/01/2017 at 16:05h

Industry numbers improve in December

Last month’s performance had better numbers than those in December 2015. Output and employment indicators showed improvement.

18/01/2017 at 15:50h

Motorcycle production drops 30%

Last year, 887,600 units were produced in Brazil. Exports declined 14.6% in the same period.

17/01/2017 at 16:03h

Steel output declined in 2016

Crude steel output in Brazil slid 9.2% last year, with rolled products output dropping 7.7%. Both exports and imports also declined.