Brazil Performed Worse Than Most Countries in Covid-19 Crisis, According to OECD

In a comparison with 18 other countries, Brazil stands as the median of the sample, i.e., it is exactly in the middle of the ranking of estimated GDP variation in 2020 - with a better performance than nations like Argentina and Mexico, but worse than the United States and Turkey, for instance.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With no data to support what he says, President Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday, September 19th, before an audience of evangelicals, that "on the economic front, Brazil was the best" during the novel coronavirus pandemic. But is it really true?

According to the most recent report by the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development), the "club of wealthy countries" that the Bolsonaro government is so keen to join, Brazil actually performed worse than the rest of the world from an economic standpoint this year.

With the title "Coronavirus: Living with Uncertainty", the OECD report released . . .

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