SAO PAULO – Brazil's industrial output rose 0.8% in July from the prior month, as output of durable consumer goods increased, the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics, or IBGE, said Tuesday.
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When compared with a year earlier, July output grew 2.5%, the third consecutive year-on-year increase, IBGE said.
Production of food products rose 2.2% in the month, contributing the most to the overall increase, IBGE said. Output of metal products and cleaning products declined in the month, IBGE said.
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