(AGENPARL) – mer 22 settembre 2021 [IMF Country Reports](http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/cat/scr1_sp.aspx?s_year=1997&e_year=2012&brtype=default)
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[Country Report No. 2021/217 : Brazil: 2021 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Brazil](http://www.imf.org/en/Publications/CR/Issues/2021/09/22/Brazil-2021-Article-IV-Consultation-Press-Release-Staff-Report-and-Statement-by-the-466076?cid=em-COM-123-43646)
SEPTEMBER 22, 2021
http://www.imf.org/en/Publications/CR/Issues/2021/09/22/Brazil-2021-Article-IV-Consultation-Press-Release-Staff-Report-and-Statement-by-the-466076?cid=em-COM-123-43646
Economic performance has been much better than expected, in part due to the authorities’ forceful policy response. Nevertheless, Brazil’s long-standing challenges of low growth, high debt, and elevated levels of poverty and inequality have been exacerbated by the pandemic. Tragically, more than 550,000 Brazilians have died from COVID-19.
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