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In September 2013, the industrial employment recorded a drop of 0.4% against the previous month, in the seasonally adjusted series - the fifth consecutive negative result in this kind of comparison, accumulating a loss of 1.7% in this period of time. As a result, the quarterly moving average registered a negative change of 0.4% in the quarter ended in September over the level of the previous month and kept the downward trend started last April.
Still in the seasonally adjusted series, in the quarter-on-quarter comparison, the industrial employment also recorded a drop of 0.9% in the third quarter of 2013, after registering negative rates in Q1 (-0.2%) and Q2 (-0.1%).
November 12, 2013