Against the crisis, the machinery sector maintains good performance – Prime Time Zone

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Market handles are equipment for the sectors of agriculture, infrastructure, food, pharmaceutical and plastic industry

Ricardo Almeida / ANPrThe president of Abimaq, José Velloso, recalls that the capital goods sector is a marker of investments in Brazil

The machinery and equipment industry maintains a good performance in 2021. In the last 12 months, an increase of 9% in relation to sales – and the expectation of closing the year with an increase of 13.5%. The President of Abimaq, José Velloso, recalls that the capital goods sector is a marker of investments in Brazil. “Sometimes the domestic market is growing by 17.5%. While the consumption of machines in Brazil, growing 7%. So the domestic market has the 17% that holds the 9.3% increase in the sector. Exports continue to fall sharply by 24%. So Brazil has recovered investments, while one of the markets we export has not yet. ” Employment grew by 2%. The pullers on the market are the machines for the sectors of agriculture, infrastructure, food, pharmaceutical and plastic industry.

* With information from reporter Marcelo Mattos