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22/03/2017 at 16:38h

Government revises down GDP projection

The Brazilian Ministry of Finance sees the economy growing by 0.5% this year, down from a prior forecast of 1%.

21/03/2017 at 13:03h

Household consumption intent up

The index measured by the National Commerce Confederation for Goods, Services and Tourism increased 0.9% in March over the same month of last year.

16/03/2017 at 17:31h

Jordan’s GDP could increase slightly in 2017

The assessment was made by the IMF. After growing 2% in 2016, the country’s economy should see modest growth driven by a rebound in exports, tourism and remittances from abroad.

16/03/2017 at 16:49h

International groups win airport auctions

The Brazilian government will collect USD 1.17 billion as a result of airport concessions in Fortaleza, Salvador, Florianópolis and Porto alegre.

15/03/2017 at 16:29h

US hikes interest rate

The Fed raised the United States’ benchmark rate for the second time in three months, this time by 0.25 percentage point.

14/03/2017 at 18:38h

Latin America: unity fosters growth

Integration can make countries more competitive on international markets and spur long-term growth, according to a World Bank report.

10/03/2017 at 12:36h

Inflation in February hits 17-year low

Prices went up by 0.33% last month, the lowest rate for a February since the year 2000.

07/03/2017 at 17:41h

OECD keeps its forecasts on global economy unchanged

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Organization believes the world will see a 3.3% growth in 2017 and 3.6% in 2018. Brazil will register no growth this year and expand 1.5% next year, according to the organization.

07/03/2017 at 12:53h

Brazil’s GDP shrank by 3.6% in 2016

Data released by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) confirm the second straight year of recession in the country. The 7.2% drop in the 2015-2016 biennium was the biggest on record.

06/03/2017 at 17:29h

Economic uncertainty declined in February

Indicator measured by Fundação Getulio Vargas declined 8.5 points from January to February and is at its lowest level since May 2015.

03/03/2017 at 18:55h

Brazil lost 41,000 jobs in January

For the 22nd consecutive month, net job creation was negative according to the General Register of Employed and Unemployed Persons (Caged).

24/02/2017 at 15:37h

January surplus a record for the month

Brazil saw a primary surplus of BRL 6.7 billion. For the full-year result, however, a BRL 143 billion deficit is expected.