Brazil IBC-Br Economic Activity Index  2003-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The IBC-Br index of economic activity in Brazil increased 0.4 percent month-over-month in September of 2017, recovering from a 0.37 percent drop in August and better than market expectations of 0.3 percent. Year-on-year, the output rose 2 percent compared to a 1.5 percent expansion in the previous month Leading Economic Index in Brazil averaged 0.17 percent from 2003 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 2.05 percent in January of 2004 and a record low of -3.28 percent in December of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-14 12:00 PM IBC-BR Economic Activity 0.41% 0.5% 0.1% 0.2%
2017-10-18 10:30 AM IBC-BR Economic Activity -0.38% 0.41% -0.15% 0.2%
2017-11-20 11:20 AM IBC-BR Economic Activity 0.40% -0.37% 0.3% 0.3%
2017-12-19 11:00 AM IBC-BR Economic Activity 0.40%


Brazil Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Services PMI 48.80 50.70 57.10 36.90 Index Points [+]
Business Confidence 56.00 55.70 68.50 35.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 51.20 50.90 53.20 41.60 [+]
Composite Pmi 49.50 51.10 55.50 38.30 Index [+]
Industrial Production 2.60 3.90 37.20 -27.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.20 -0.70 25.10 -24.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.60 4.10 18.90 -17.00 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 77.50 77.80 84.40 75.90 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -10014.39 22385.89 31344.86 -46761.95 BRL Million [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 166834.00 168016.00 352722.00 23705.00 [+]
Car Production 249932.00 237248.00 352531.00 2144.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 203.00 199.00 420.00 2.00 Thousand [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.40 -0.37 2.05 -3.28 percent [+]
Small Business Sentiment 52.30 53.40 65.40 34.50 [+]
Internet Speed 6819.06 6391.73 6819.06 698.35 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 26855780.00 26798386.00 35093076.00 5857696.00 IP [+]
Mining Production 2.20 2.60 21.40 -21.40 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 4.14 4.06 4.40 3.98 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 80.00 81.00 81.00 48.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 125.00 123.00 129.00 111.00 [+]
Corruption Index 40.00 38.00 43.00 27.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 79.00 76.00 80.00 36.00 [+]
Steel Production 2959.00 2955.00 3269.00 918.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]


Brazil IBC-Br Economic Activity Index

In Brazil, the Economic Activity Index (IBC-Br) is considered as a preview of the GDP figures and it is widely used by the Central Bank's Monetary Policy Committee to determine whether to modify basic interest rate. The index reflects the performance of the three main sectors of the economy: agriculture, industry and services and has a base value of 100 as of 2002. This page provides the latest reported value for - Brazil Leading Economic Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brazil IBC-Br Economic Activity Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.40 -0.37 2.05 -3.28 2003 - 2017 percent Monthly
SA 2002=100




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