Covid-19 takes industrial activity down after nine months

The second wave of the covid-19 pandemic interrupted a sequence of nine highs in industrial activity. According to the Industrial Indicators survey, released by the National Confederation of Industry (CNI), the number of hours worked in the sector fell 0.5% in February compared to January. Despite the drop, the number of hours worked in the industry accumulated a 3.5% rise in February compared to February last year, before the pandemic began.

Source: Agencia Brasil