54% of the factories normalized their operation in August

According to a new qualitative survey conducted by INDEC in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, 54.1% of the manufacturing industry operated with normality in August, with a slight improvement compared to 51% in July. The sector that presented the best indicators was food, beverages and tobacco. On the contrary, the industry with the highest rate of inactivity was textiles, clothing, leather and footwear.

Source: Ámbito