Growing Discontent Over Brazil’s Economy Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Between February and March, the assessment that the Brazilian economy is "on the wrong track" has jumped from 40 to 48 percent.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL  -  In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic that escalated this week in Brazil, the assessment that Bolsonaro's government's economic measures to bolster the Brazilian economy are "on the wrong track" jumped from 40 percent in February to 48 percent in March, according to an XP survey released on Friday, March 20th.

This was the first time since December last year that the negative perception of Brazil's economic performance has exceeded the positive one.

Jair Bolsonaro's government's positive assessment dropped four percentage points between February and March and reached 30 percent. The . . .

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