Industry installed capacity usage fell to 60% in November 2019

The utilisation of installed capacity in the industry fell in November last year to 60%, from 63% in the same month of 2018, reported the National Institute of Statistics and Census (Indec). The fall was related to the 4.5% year-on-year decline in manufacturing activity. The sectors that presented higher levels than the general one were oil refining (78.7%), paper and cardboard (74.6%), basic metal industries (73.6%), non-metallic mineral products (71.1%), tobacco products (69.7%) and chemical substances and products (68.7%).

Source: Télam