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Industrial output tumbles at sharp pace amid containment measures in May

Industrial production nosedived 19.6% year-on-year in May (April: -19.3% yoy). The result marked the weakest reading since February 2003.

Industrial production excluding refinery output tumbled 21.9% year-on-year in May, following April’s pronounced 22.2% dive. Looking at a breakdown of the sub-components, a sharp fall in the production of food products and beverage led the overall slump.

Meanwhile, the trend deteriorated significantly, with the annual average variation of industrial production coming in at minus 3.8% in May, down from April's minus 2.3%.

FocusEconomics panelists are still taking the latest developments into account.

Uruguay - Industry Data

2015   2016   2017   2018   2019  
Industrial Production (annual variation in %)3.1  0.3  -11.1  11.5  -1.5  

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Uruguay Industry
Note: Annual variation of industrial production in %.
Source: Central Bank of Uruguay and FocusEconomics calculations.

Uruguay Facts

Value Change Date
Exchange Rate37.330.24 %Jan 01

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