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OECD cuts predicted growth in Brazil economy to 1.2%

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) lowered its projections for Brazil’s economic growth in a report released today (Sep. 10).


IMF raises Brazil’s estimated growth to 2.3% in 2018

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.

A diretora-gerente do FMI, Christine Lagarde, participa do Fórum Econômico Mundial, em Davos (Agência Lusa/Direitos Reservados)

Brazilian government supports Lagarde re-election as IMF head

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.