RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Default by micro and small businesses broke a record in May, reaching 5.434 million, according to data from Serasa Experian. This is the largest number in the historical series, which began in March 2016.

Compared to May of last year (a month marked by the truckers' strike), there was a rise of 6.9 percent in the number of companies in the segment with debts in arrears. In . . .

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