Brazil’s furniture sector increases output

Brazil’s industrial production recorded a marginal increase of 0.2 per cent in October 2017 compared to September, the second consecutive rise in the year. The furniture sector expanded 5.3 per cent during this period, compared to October 2016, the sixth consecutive rise and the highest since April 2013.

The sector has been productive in recent months with September output rising almost 12 per cent and October, 17.8 per cent, the highest rate of increase since 2006. 

Source: ITTO