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The services sector in
The growth rate in September stayed at the same level as that recorded in January 2013 and only below the rates registered in October 2012 (11.7%) and April 2013 (11.6%).
The Monthly Survey of Services (PMS), first short-term indicator of services in the country, covers the activities the activities comprising non-financial business segments, except the sectors of health, education, public administration and imputed rent (value the owners would earn in case they rented the properties where they live).The complete publication of the survey can be accessed at www.ibge.gov.br/english/estatistica/indicadores/servicos/pms
Cumulative results in the year show that, in the nine months of 2013, the nominal increase over that of the same period in 2012 stayed at 8.4%. In this period, the segment of Transportation, support activities to transportation and mailing activities had the biggest cumulative increase (10.9%), the main highlight being Air and sea transportation, with increases of 17.8% and 17.3%, respectively. Services rendered to families recorded the second main cumulative increase, with 10.0%, in which Housing and food services increased 10.7%. Professional, administrative and complementary services accounted for cumulative increase of 8.2%; Information and communication services, for 6.8% and Other services, for 5.0%.
The segment of Services rendered to families recorded, in Brazil, change of 9.5% in September over the same month a year before, a figure below the rates of August (11.6%) ans July (12.8%). In this segment the highlights are Housing and food services, with increase of 9.8% and Other services rendered to families, with change of 7.5%.
Information and communication services recorded increase of 8.1%, above the rates of August (4.8%) and July (7.0%). Information and communication technology services - ICT, which encompasses Services of information and communication technology, recorded change of 8.0%; and Audiovisual, publishing and news agency services recorded increase of 8.5%. The segment of Information and communication services represented 29.1% in terms of relative contribution in the month, accounting for 2.8 percentage points to the composition of the general index.
The increase of Professional, administrative and complementary services was 9.0% in September, in the month-on-month comparison, versus 6.3% in August and 8.6% in July. Technical-professional services, which encompass intensive services in terms of knowledge, increased 7.1%; and Administrative and complementary services, which encompass intensive services in terms of workforce, increased 9.8%. With relative contribution of 19.8%, this segment accounted, in absolute terms, for 1.9 percentage points of the general index.
The segment Transportation, support activities to transportation and mailing activities accounted for nominal increase of 12.1% in September, in comparison with the same month a year ago, with a rate above that of August (8.2%) and below the one of July (12.5%). In the analysis of rates by type, the data show that the biggest increase rates comin from Air transportation (23.9%) and Sea transportation (21.7%). Land transportation recorded increase of 11.3% and Warehousing services, support activities to transportation and mailing activities registered change of 8.8%. With relative contribution of 39.6%, this segment accounted, in absolute terms, for 3.8 percentage points of the general index.
The segment Other services recorded nominal increase of 7.0%.
In September, all the Federation units recorded positive changes
The data show that, in September, all the Federation units recorded positive nominal change in relation to the same period in 2012. Amapá registered the lowest change (1.3%), followed by Roraima (3.4%) and Sergipe (5.4%). The highest rates were those of Mato Grosso (19.8%),
In the segment Services rendered to families, in the selected Federation Units, the highest increase rates came from Ceará (16.8%), Paraná (12.2%) and Federal District and Minas Gerais (about 11.5%). The lowest rates were registered in
In the segment Information and Communication services, Goiás was a highlight with the highest increase rate (16.7%), followed by the
With reference to the segment Professional, administrative and complementary services, the highlight is the
In the segment Transportation, auxiliary services to transportation and mailing, the highlights, among the selected Federation Units, were: Santa Catarina (20.6%),
In Other services, the biggest increases were observed in the
Revenue from services increases 8.4% in Q3 2013
The analysis of quarterly results evidences nominal increase of 8.4% in the 3rd quarter of 2013, in comparison with the 3rd quarter of 2012, below the increase observed in the 2nd quarter (9.2%) and above that observed in the 1st quarter (7.6%).The highest rates were registered in the segments of Services rendered to families (11.3%) and Transportation, auxiliary services to transportation and mailing (10.9%). Professional, administrative and complementary services accounted for cumulative increase of 8.0%; Information and communication services, for 6.6% and Other services, for 4.2%.
November 19, 2013