RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - São Paulo's processing industry posted a 2.6% growth in real sales between December and January, according to a Conjuncture Survey by the São Paulo Federation of Industries (FIESP) and the Center of Industries of the State of São Paulo (CIESP).
According to the report, there was a 2.7% increase in the hours worked in production for the 9th consecutive month. The installed capacity utilization level grew 0.8 percentage points (p.p), closing at 79.2% in January.
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