Manufacturing job rebounds in January
Mexico City.- Last January employment in manufacturing industry posted 2.2% year-to-year increase, larger than in the last months of 2011, according to information from the Mexican Statistics Agency, Instituto Nacional de Estadistica y Geografia (INEGI).
Last December, personnel employed in this industry had grown 1.36% per annum; therefore, performance in the first month of this year was better.
However, employment does not compare yet to January 2011, which posted 4.82% increase.
In January 2012, both white collars and blue collars posted 2.2% increase each, higher than figures from last December, 1.25% and 1.78% increase per annum, respectively.
By industry, machinery and equipment manufacture posted a significant 7.65% advance, after in December employment in this industry grew 6.84%.
Source: El Norte | Date: 28/03/2012