Brazil's Dec Industrial Output +4.3% On Year

02/01/18 06:25 AM EST

By Jeffrey T. Lewis

 

SAO PAULO--Brazil's industrial output rose a seasonally adjusted 2.8% in December from the previous month as production of durable goods jumped.

Output rose 4.3% in December from a year earlier, the eighth consecutive year-on-year increase, the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics, or IBGE, said Thursday.

Production of durable goods rose 5.9% in December from November, and increased 20.8% from a year earlier, IBGE said.

 

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(END) Dow Jones Newswires

February 01, 2018 06:25 ET (11:25 GMT)

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