Brazil: Small industry performance improves, but raw material concerns

The indication of optimism, however, is accompanied by "concern with the lack or high cost of raw materials that continues to rise for the small industry," which points to this problem as a "challenge for Brazilian micro and small industries."

Brazilian micro and small businesses showed good performance in the second quarter of 2022 but are concerned about the lack or high cost of inputs used as raw material, according to a survey released today, August 1, by the National Confederation of Industry (CNI).

According to the Panorama of Small Industry, there is a perception of improvement in the financial situation of smaller companies compared to the same quarter of previous years.

"Businessmen remain optimistic, and . . .

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