Grace Fan

Director, Brazil/Latin America Research

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Brazil: The fiscal minefield ahead in 2015


Brazil’s new Finance Minister Joaquim Levy has pleased the market with a welcome return to orthodox macroeconomic policy since he took office on 5 January. In the three weeks since he has been in charge, he has put his foot down on more Treasury bailouts for the power sector, announced a series of tax hikes to increase government revenues and, equally important, stayed free from public conflict with President Dilma Rousseff. Positive though this is, 2015 promises to bring greater...

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