Industrial prices in Brazil rise 1.94% in April; significantly less than in March -IBGE

The cumulative rate for the last 12 months was 18%.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Industrial prices increased by 1.94% in April this year compared to the previous month. Compared to February, this percentage represented a decrease when prices increased by 3.12%.

The cumulative rate for the last 12 months was 18%. So far this year, the indicator has reached 6.94%. The data are included in the Producer Price Index (IPP), published today (2) by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE).

According to the indicator, the four largest changes were observed in the extractive industries (-11.54%), oil refining and biofuels (6.57%), pharmaceuticals (6.51 . . .

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