Union bailout to states due to pandemic was $13.5 bn in 2020

The Union’s bailout of the states due to the pandemic of Covid-19 added up to R$ 76.9 billion ($13.5 bn) in 2020, according to data from the National Treasury. The values include direct transfers to the cash of governors (R$37 billion, $6.5 bn), as well as the recomposition of the Participation Fund of States (R$7.4 billion, $1.3 bn) and the temporary suspension of debts with the federal government (R$32.5 billion, $5.7 bn).

Source: G1 Economia