Billing industry, as well as the hours of labour in production (indicator of activity level), advanced in August of this year, at the same time that the employment was stable and wages had fallen.
The results were published on Tuesday (2), with the side Indicators, the Industrial, by the National Confederation of Industry (CNI). The research is carried out by the entity, in partnership with 12 member associations of the industry.
“Indicators of Industrial August showed the fragility of the labour market and a behavior oscillating activities, which endanger the resumption of a trajectory of the recovery more sustainable and stable”, he evaluated the CNI.
Billing and production to grow
According to the subject, the actual billing of the industry grew 2.4% in August, compared with the previous month and advanced by 5.5% in the partial of the first eight months of this year.
Already working hours in the production marked an increase of 1% in the period July-August, after seasonal adjustments. “The index of the changed variations, both positive and negative, without presenting the trend set at the beginning of 2018,” added the NSC. In the part of the year, grew by 0.8%.
Industrial employment, on the other hand, recorded a decline of 0.1% in August versus last month, and a high of 0.4% in the first half of the first eight months of the year 2018.
Wages and income in the fall
While the bill more and increase the level of activity, the brazilian industry also is paid less. Research of CNI shows that the salaries of the workers of the sector decreased 0.8% from July to August and 1.4% in the partial of this year.
The average yield fell to 0.4% in the month before last, and 1.8% in the first half of the first eight months of the year 2018. “The performance follows in the trend of the fall. In the transition from July to August recorded the fifth consecutive quarter of decline,” stated the NSC.
The use of the industrial park has a high level of
Already the level of use of the industrial park (capacity utilization) amounted to 78,1% in August this year, with an increase of 0.5 percent compared with July.
“The growth of the third in a row, the index returns closer to the level of April, before the stoppage of transportation (78,3%),” added the entity.