55% of Brazilians oppose privatization of Petrobras – PoderData poll June 19-21

This result coincides with another found in the last PowerData round: 42% blame Bolsonaro for inflation, while only 2% blame Petrobras. The two are a strong indication that it does the president no good to continue ideologizing the issue.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The PoderData poll conducted from June 19 to 21 shows that 55% of Brazilians oppose the privatization of Petrobras, the largest oil company in Latin America with headquarters in Rio de Janeiro. The rate was above the margin of error of 2 points compared to the April 24-26 round, when half (50%) were against the sale.

28% favored privatizing the company, up from 33% in the last poll. Another 17% could not give an answer. The gap between the groups grew by 10% since April, when the average price of gasoline at refineries rose by . . .

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