Industrial production up 1.8% in January thanks to manufactures

Chile Industrial Production Index (IPI) registered a growth of 1.8% in January 2020 compared to the same month of the previous year. This was mainly due to the positive impact of the manufacturing sector whose production grew 3.4%, according to data from the National Statistics Institute. The manufacture of substances and chemical products registered a year-to-year increase of 27.4% and mining production of 1%, thanks to a 22.7% jump in non-metallic mining.

Source: La Tercera Pulso