The week ahead in Brazil – stay up to date with all the economic releases from May 15 until May 19

6812481635_ed463ae1fa_z (1)The second week of May kicks off with the Central Bank’s growth proxy, the IBC-Br, forecast to remain in the red as the recession continues to bite. Next will be the CNI’s Business Confidence Index – it is hoped there will be a small increase. In addition, there will be employment and the Industrial production data. Below is the full schedule of releases in Brazil from Monday, May 15 to Friday, May 19 (all times are local).  Continue reading “The week ahead in Brazil – stay up to date with all the economic releases from May 15 until May 19”

The weekly roundup: Your go-to guide for the economic events you may have missed in Brazil

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In the second week of May, consumer inflation came in lower than expected, retail sales declined and service sector data remains depressed. Continue reading “The weekly roundup: Your go-to guide for the economic events you may have missed in Brazil”

The week ahead in Brazil – stay up to date with all the economic releases from May 01 until May 05

6812481635_ed463ae1fa_z (1)It is another holiday-shortened week here in Brazil and one that is rather thin with top-line data releases. The main highlights are the Markit Manufacturing PMI and the Balance of Trade on the first day of the week, the next day brings industrial production and, on the final day, car sales. Below is the full schedule of releases in Brazil from Monday, May 01 to Friday, May 05 (all times are local). 
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Brazil’s unemployment continues to rise to record levels, says IBGE

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The unemployment rate in Brazil continued its march upwards with 14.2 million people unemployed at the end of March, says the Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). Continue reading “Brazil’s unemployment continues to rise to record levels, says IBGE”

The week ahead in Brazil – stay up to date with all the economic releases from April 24 until April 28

6812481635_ed463ae1fa_z (1)The last week of April is upon us and, after two holiday-shortened weeks, there is a full agenda of releases. The highlights at the start of the week are tax collection and external data. Mid-week there will be loan data and after the IGP-M inflation print. The week closes with the unemployment rate. Below is the full schedule of releases in Brazil from Monday, April 24 to Friday, April 28 (all times are local). Continue reading “The week ahead in Brazil – stay up to date with all the economic releases from April 24 until April 28”