Brazil's industrial output drops 1.2 pct in August

viernes 2 de octubre de 2015 08:04 GYT

SAO PAULO Oct 2 (Reuters) - Industrial production in Brazil fell 1.2 percent in August from July, government statistics agency IBGE said on Friday.

The median estimate in a Reuters survey of 22 analysts forecast a 1.55 percent decline.

Production in August retreated 9 percent from a year earlier , less than the median forecast for a 9.5 percent decline. (Reporting by Brazil newsroom; Writing by Asher Levine)