In the first half of the year, foreign investment in Brazil amounted to US$25.7 billion

The Central Bank expects an acceleration by the end of the year to reach an inflow of US$60 billion in 2021.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the first half of this year, direct investment in the country (DDI) amounted to US$25.7 billion. The result was released by the Central Bank (BC) on Tuesday (27).

The figure exceeds that of the same period last year, which ended with US$23.7 billion. However, the Central Bank expects this investment to accelerate in the second half of the year, reaching US$60 billion by the end of the year. In 2020, the total was US$44.6 billion.

For June, the result was well below initial estimates. Only US$174 million . . .

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