Brazil loses 5% of per capita income in pandemic – UN

In a report published today, the UN improves its global growth projection, slightly reduces the estimate for Brazil and alerts that, overall, economies are still at risk from the upsurge of Covid-19 cases.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The worst is far from over for Brazil, Argentina, Peru, and Colombia with the Covid-19 pandemic, the United Nations (UN) alerts. One of the consequences is that Brazil could accumulate close to 5% per capita income loss between 2020 and 2021 compared to pre-pandemic projections, said UN economist Ingo Pitterle.

In a report published today, the UN improves its global growth projection, slightly reduces the

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