Market sees higher inflation and dollar and again reduces estimate for GDP in 2018

Market sees higher inflation and dollar and again reduces estimate for GDP in 2018

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The market has once again reduced its projection for growth in economic activity in Brazil this year but has raised the inflation bill to a level higher than ...

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The market once again reduced its projection for growth in economic activity in Brazil this year but raised the inflation bill amid the highest dollar level, according to a Focus survey released by the Central Bank on Monday. -market.In a scenario of difficulty in boosting activity with high unemployment and high uncertainties ahead of the October presidential election, the 2018 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) expansion is now estimated at 1.36 percent, from 1.40 percent previously. .For 2019, growth expectation remains at 2.5 percentThe weekly survey of one hundred economists also shows that the calculation for inflation has been raised by 0.04 percentage points, with the IPCA high estimate this year now reaching 4.09 percent, while for the year comes the projection follows at 4.11 percent.The center of the government's official target for 2018 is 4.50 per cent and for 2019 4.25 per cent. For both years there is a margin of tolerance of plus or minus 1....


>>> Veja o artigo completo (Fonte)