Eduardo Guardia makes concessions to save fiscal adjustment

Eduardo Guardia makes concessions to save fiscal adjustment

Minister gave up points in congressional votes and advanced part of the agenda he pledged to fulfill when he took office

Guardia says he needs to manage problem every dayWilson Dias / Brazil Agency / 08.05.2018In three months of government, Finance Minister Eduardo Guardia lived his worst moment in public life when he had to give in to the "truck exchange" in the midst of the strike of the category that stopped the supply in the country.Since taking over from the economic team, he has given up points in congressional votes and has pushed forward some of the agenda he pledged to fulfill when he took office.With the tax binge promoted by parliamentarians on the eve of the election, Guardia became a "balancing minister" on the tightrope between getting approval for priority projects and trying to save fiscal adjustment.With each advance in a project of interest to the government, it must deal with pressure for increased spending, such as the project that benefits cargo carriers and can cost $ 8.5 billion a year."I can't suffer from too much anxiety. I have to deal with a problem every day," he ...


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