Brazil industrial production drops more than expected in March

miércoles 6 de mayo de 2015 08:08 GYT

RIO DE JANEIRO May 6 (Reuters) - Industrial production in Brazil dropped 0.8 percent in March from February, government statistics agency IBGE said on Wednesday.

The median estimate in a Reuters survey of 29 analysts forecast a 0.7 percent decline.

Production retreated 3.5 percent in March from a year earlier, more than the median forecast for a 3.0 percent decline. (Reporting by Rodrigo Viga Gaier and Pedro Fonseca)