Brazil economy creates record number of formal jobs in January

The robust figures come after data on Monday showed activity in Latin America’s largest economy was also much stronger in January than economists had expected, indicating a solid start to the year.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil’s economy created more than a quarter of a million formal jobs in January, official figures showed on Tuesday, March 16th, the strongest growth for that month since comparable records began in 1992.

The robust figures come after data on Monday showed activity in Latin America’s largest economy was also much stronger in January than economists had expected, indicating a solid start to the year.

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