Wednesday, August 17

The industry slowed its recovery in the third quarter according to FIEL

In September, activity in the sector was 7.8% higher than in the same period last year, but in monthly terms it registered a 1% drop.

The biggest setback in production occurred in the metalworking block, while there were also setbacks in the production of chemicals and plastics and food and beverages.

Even with this decrease, In the first nine months of 2021, industrial production accumulates an improvement of 18.9% compared to the same period in 2020.

From the perspective of the types of goods, the industry was still led by the production of capital goods, which accumulated an improvement of 53.5% in the first nine months and in the inter-annual comparison.

Then follow the production of durable consumer goods with a cumulative growth of 43% between January and September compared to the same period of the previous year.

On the other hand, intermediate-use goods accumulate an improvement of 17.3% in nine months and non-durable consumer goods lag behind in their recovery, accumulating an advance of 6% in nine months compared to the year.