RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The discretionary resources of the ministries and federal agencies in 2020 will suffer a reduction of R$13 (US$3.25) billion compared to this year according to the budget bill (PLOA) sent by the government to the National Congress on Friday, August 30th.
The discretionary expenditures include spending on investments and cost of the public administration, such as payment for water, electricity, transportation, and even scholarships.
The draft 2020 Budget makes a total of R$89.1 billion available for these items. The amount approved for this year is R$102.4 billion, but was . . .