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Brazil’s Use of Capacity Rose to 82.2% in August, CNI Says

October 06, 2011

Oct. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Brazil’s manufacturers increased use of installed capacity to 82.2 percent in August, the National Industrial Confederation said.

The use of installed capacity in August rose from a revised 82 percent in July, the confederation said in a report distributed today in Brasilia. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg expected 82.1 percent, according to the median forecast from six analysts.

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