The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) lowered its projections for Brazil’s economic growth in a report released today (Sep. 10).
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) raised the growth estimated for Brazil to 2.3% in 2018, and to 2.5% in 2019. The forecasts are part of the World Economic Outlook, published today (Apr. 17), and represent 0.4 percentage points above those published in January.
The Minister of Finance, Nelson Barbosa, expressed the Brazilian government's support for a re-election of the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde.