February fell by 16.4% compared to February last year

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This February, the total turnover deflated sales of building materials in the domestic market fell by 16.4% compared to February 2014. Compared to January of this year fell by 6.4%. The result accumulated in the first two months of this year fell by 13.9% over the same period last year. The result accumulated in the last 12 months (Mar / 14 to Feb / 15) fell by 9.2% compared to the previous 12 month period (March / 13 to Feb / 14).

The employment level in the building materials industry, in February, fell by 10.2% compared to February last year. In comparison with the month of January showed slight growth of 0.3%.

This February, the results of the basic materials industry sales were down on sales of finishing materials on all indicators. In the employment of variation, the basic material industries showed a greater reduction compared finishing industries in both indicators.

The result of sales of construction materials in the first two months of 2015 is still far below the forecast for the year, which points to an increase of 1% compared to 2014. The negative result of February was very influenced by the lower number of business days compared with February last year. The expectation for 2015 is supported by the maintenance of the current sector to the Government of incentives (such as exemptions of the sheet) that can be changed, as well as the expansion of investment via concessions and the Minha Casa Minha Vida, improving the activity level of construction, maintenance of employment programs and income and more devalued exchange rate, which makes it difficult materials imports. The forecast for 2015 will be reviewed based on the results of March.

BASIC:

The deflated turnover of domestic sales of the basic materials presented in this month of February, down 7.6% compared to January. Compared to February last year, decreased by 17.6%. The result accumulated in the first two months of this year fell by 15.8% over the same period of 2014. The accumulated result in the last 12 month period (March / 14 to Feb / 15) fell by 11% compared with 12 previous month period (March / 13 to Feb / 14).

This February, the level of employment in basic materials industries fell by 13.6% compared to February last year. Compared to January of this year was almost stable, down 0.1%.

FINISH:

This February, the deflated turnover of domestic sales of finishing materials fell by 3.3% compared to the month of January. In comparison with the month of February last year, decreased by 13.6%. The accumulated income in the first quarter fell by 10.7% over the first two months of last year. The accumulated result in the last 12 month period (March / 14 to Feb / 15) fell by 6.5% compared to the previous 12 month period (March / 13 to Feb / 14).

The employment level in the finishing materials industry presented in this month of February, down 4.7% compared to February last year. Compared to January of this year, increased by 0.9%.

ANNUAL REVIEW:

The result of domestic sales deflated building materials in the first two months of 2015 fell by 13.9% over the same period of 2014. For the year 2015, the forecast points to a growth of 1.0% compared to 2014.

The month of February 2015 decreased 16.4% compared to the same month last year. The result of this month of February was the twelfth consecutive negative series compared to the same months last year. In the coming months expectations are modest recovery of results, associated mainly to retail sales.

Fonte: Abramat

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