Brazil : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Brazil »
Series: IMF Staff Country Reports
Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 23 July 2019
Keywords: Balance of payments, Central banks, Economic indicators, Expenditures, Gross domestic product, BCB, pension reform, primary balance, BNDES, percent
The economic recovery after the 2015-16 recession has disappointed, with real GDP growing by only 1.1 percent in 2017 and 2018. Inflation is close to target, hovering around 4 percent. Monetary policy is accommodat...