RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Industrial production grew in nine of the 15 locations surveyed by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) from February to March this year. The highest increase was observed in São Paulo (8.4%), according to the Regional Monthly Industrial Survey (PIM), released on May 10, in Rio de Janeiro.
Other states with increases above the national average (0.3%) were Ceará (3.8%), Mato Grosso (2 . . .