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Brazil: Value added by the manufacturing sector as percent of GDP: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Brazil from 1960 to 2017. The average value for Brazil during that period was 20.76 percent with a minumum of 10.15 percent in 2017 and a maximum of 31.07 percent in 1982. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The importance of manufacturing in the economy of Brazil and other countries is measured as the value added of manufacturing as percent of GDP. Manufacturing is part of the industrial sector of the economy.
Definition: Manufacturing refers to industries belonging to ISIC divisions 15-37. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Note: For VAB countries, gross value added at factor cost is used as the denominator.