RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Five states were responsible for the 0.6% drop in national industrial production from September to October of this year, among them São Paulo, the country's largest industrial park, with a 3.1% retreat.
The other places were Santa Catarina (-4.7%), Pará (-4.2%), Minas Gerais (-3.9%) and Espírito Santo (-1%). The data were released today (9), in Rio de Janeiro, by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE).
The national fall was not more remarkable because nine of the 15 places surveyed had high production in the period, especially . . .