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Industry

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.

13/01/2017 at 15:51h

Industry’s revenues up, but employment down

The sector’s revenues increased 4.5% in November 2016 over October. However, employment, average wage and average income declined.

11/01/2017 at 15:55h

Nutrition facts in labels are now required in Qatar

The data was optional but since the first day of the month are now required for packaged food.

10/01/2017 at 14:52h

BRF and Qatar fund buy market-leading poultry firm in Turkey

The Brazilian food-processing company joins the sovereign wealth fund of the Gulf country to acquire Banvit, the largest Turkish poultry company. The company’s enterprise value is USD 470 million.

05/01/2017 at 18:41h

Vehicle exports climbed 25% in 2016

Brazilian car industry exported 520,300 units last year, according to Anfavea. Revenues, however, increased 1.6%.

05/01/2017 at 15:11h

Industry registers 7.1% drop up to November

Industrial production data made public by statistics institute IBGE shows that activity in the plants increased in comparison to October, but that it declined over November 2015.