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Why Manufacturing Activity in Brazil Is on a Decline
Manufacturing activity in Brazil In July 2017, the manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) in Brazil (BRZU) continued to decline, falling to 50 from 50.5 in June 2017. July 2017 brought a slowdown in both output and new business. US companies doing business in Brazil include Walmart (WMT), ExxonMobil (XOM), Chevron (CVX), and Apple (AAPL). Brazil (EWZ) […]
Understanding Brazil’s Service PMI in June
The services sector is one of the most important sectors contributing to Brazil’s GDP and job creation, but its been facing structural issues and poor performance.
Inside Brazil’s June Manufacturing Activity
The Brazil Manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) fell slightly in June 2017 due to political turmoil in the country’s government.
Brazil’s Inflation in June: A Story of Decline
Consumer prices in Brazil (BRZU) grew by 3% YoY in June 2017, compared with 3.6% in May 2017.
Will Brazil’s Economic Activity Keep Contracting amid Political Chaos?
Brazil seems to be giving mixed signals, with its index of economic activity (BRZU) dropping by 0.51% month-over-month in May 2017.
Why Brazil’s Service Sector Activity Contracted in May 2017
The Markit Brazil Services PMI dropped to 49.2 in May 2017 compared a two-year high of 50.3 in April 2017.
Did Brazil’s Exports Surge in May 2017 Due to Improved Global Demand?
In the first five months in 2017, the Brazil’s exports rose 18.5% to $87.9 billion compared to the same period in 2016.
What Brazil’s Job Growth in May 2017 Could Indicate for the Year
The Brazilian (BRZU) economy added ~34,250 jobs in May 2017, making it the second consecutive month of job creation in 2017.
Has Brazil’s GDP Risen despite Political Uncertainty in 1Q17?
The Brazilian (FBZ) economy grew 1% on a quarter-on-quarter basis in 1Q17 compared to a downwardly revised 0.5% contraction in the previous month.
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