Analysis: Why Administrative Reform Is Currently Brazil’s Top Economic Issue

The departure of Paulo Uebel, Secretary of the Ministry of Economy, casts doubt on the government's commitment to the fiscal scenario.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Special Secretary of Debureaucratization Paulo Uebel's resignation, together with that of Salim Mattar, Secretary of Privatizations, on Tuesday, August 11th, reinforced the call of experts for the administrative reform bill to be analyzed by Congress, together with the tax reform.

The point is that the departure of Uebel, who joined the economic team to help cut spending on government employees, casts doubt on the government's commitment to the Brazilian fiscal scenario.

The agendas led by Uebel and Mattar are perceived as paramount to reducing the size of government and freeing up space in the . . .

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