Brazil Grows 0.2 Percent in Q1 of 2014: Daily

By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The economy of Brazil grew a disappointing 0.2 percent during the first quarter of 2014 in relation to the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the IBGE (Brazilian Statistics Bureau). The government had forecast a 0.3 percent growth for this quarter.

The data, released last Friday, shows that in relation to the last quarter of 2013 agribusiness was the segment that grew the most, by 3.6 percent, while . . .

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