BRASILIA Brazil's government posted a primary budget surplus in January of 43.2 billion reais ($7.8 billion), Treasury figures showed on Thursday, down from the same month last year but still the second highest ever for that particular month.
BRASILIA Brazil will extend pandemic emergency cash transfers to the poor and vulnerable, Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said on Thursday, but added that the payments must come with compensating cost-cutting measures to avoid ruin to the public finances.
BRASILIA Brazil is trying to buy as many COVID-19 vaccines as possible, and accusations it has focused its efforts on only one manufacturer are unjust, Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said on Monday.
BRASILIA Brazil's federal government will purchase 46 million doses of the CoronaVac vaccine being developed by China's Sinovac Biotech Ltd, a state governor said on Wednesday, as authorities rush to source vaccines in a sometimes-confusing free-for-all.
BRASILIA (Reuters) -The Brazilian government has the financial tools to support some of the country's most vulnerable people next year without threatening the spending cap, its most important fiscal anchor, Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said on Friday.
BRASILIA, Sept 9 The recent sharp rise in
Brazilian food prices is part of a temporary global phenomenon
caused by a coronavirus pandemic-induced supply shock, Treasury
Secretary Bruno Funchal said on Wednesday, adding it would soon
BRASILIA, Sept 3 Brazilian currency market
volatility is on the high side, boosted by an increase in
short-term flows and day trading, as well as record low
interest rates, central bank president Roberto Campos Neto said
BRASILIA Brazil's federal tax revenue in July fell to its lowest for that month in over a decade, official figures showed on Thursday, highlighting the strain on government finances which are once again the center of political and financial market debate.
BRASILIA, July 23 Brazil's federal tax take in
June fell to a 16-year low for the month as the coronavirus
crisis continued to bite, official figures showed on Thursday,
although it rose from May, suggesting a trough may have been
BRASILIA, June 25 Brazil's National Monetary
Council, the country's highest economic policy body, on Thursday
set the central bank's 2023 inflation target at 3.25%, with a
tolerance margin of 1.5 percentage points on either side.