Credit Suisse cuts Brazil’s GDP projection to zero in 2020

Faced with the escalation of the coronavirus, Credit Suisse cut its projection for Brazil’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) from 1.4% to zero in 2020. The bank’s base scenario now predicts a recession in the first half of 2020, with contractions of 0.1% in the first quarter (over the previous quarter) and 1.6% in the second quarter. Credit said it is assuming a projected recovery in economic activity in the second half of this year.

Source: Infomoney