With high unemployment in Brazil, the number of micro-entrepreneurs continued to grow in the first quarter. The number of MEIs (Individual Micro-entrepreneurs) rose 12.6% in relation to the same period of the previous year. In the other categories, there was a decrease of 5.8%. MEIs represented 81.7% of the cases of company openings in the first quarter. The survey shows that the Services sector represented 62.5% of openings in the period.
Source: UOL Economia