Uruguay industrial core sector grew again in September

Most segments grew in the 9th month of the year; the number of hours worked and personnel employed in the sector also increased.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The output of Uruguay's core manufacturing industry grew 14% year-on-year in September, according to National Statistics Institute (INE) data. These figures exclude major players in the manufacturing sector, such as Ancap, UPM, Montes del Plata and Pepsi, which, due to their size and particular production dynamics, distort the analysis.

Industrial core production closed the July-September quarter up 16.8% in the year-on-year comparison. The average annual variation stood at 8.1%.

In September, the Index of Hours Worked per Employee registered an 8.3% variation in the same period, and . . .

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