Bolsonaro: formal economy recovering while informality is catastrophe

President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday, April 20th, said that the formal economy is showing signs of recovery while informal economic activity continues to be impacted by the effects of the health crisis.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The president pointed out that some 40 million informal workers are a concern for the government and, therefore, called for the end of restrictive measures implemented to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus, which has already killed more than 375,000 Brazilians.

"The formal economy figures evidence that Brazil is recovering. As for informality, it is a catastrophe, 40 million people who have lost everything or almost everything in life," he said during a meeting at the Planalto Palace with evangelical leaders from Anápolis (GO).

"These people are a great concern for us because . . .

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