Number of employees with a formal contract in the sector increased by 1.1% in June, compared to the previous month
Another index proves the recovery of investments the private sector. Brazilian companies bought more machines and equipment in the first half of the year. This means that businessmen are investing because they hope to sell more and need to expand production. The Machinery and Equipment industry accumulated, until June, a sales growth of 24.8%. The segment is considered a rule of trust in the economy. the president of Abimaq, Jose Velloso, explains the quest to increase productivity in Brazilian factories. “Now is the reason, the time to renew the industrial park due to a very long time without investment. In addition, there are also some sectors that are increasing the consumption of machines. For example, the area of infrastructure, agricultural machinery, for non-durable consumer goods, such as food and beverages, medicines, clothing. There are some sectors that are demanding more.” The number of employees with signed license in the sector grew 1.1% in June, compared to the previous month. The Machinery and Equipment industry employs more than 350 thousand permanent workers.
*With information from reporter Marcelo Mattos