Mansueto sees the projection of a primary deficit at 10% of GDP

The Treasury Secretary, Mansueto Almeida, said on Friday that the projection for a primary deficit of around 10% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for 2020 can be considered, in the current situation, “optimistic”. The secretary also pointed out that the country’s major challenge is to continue to move forward with the fiscal adjustment agenda.

Source: Reuters