Bolsonaro’s critics ‘disrespect the facts,’ says Brazilian economy minister

Paulo Guedes said Brazil creates more jobs than the United States and defended the current administration.

Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said that critics of Jair Bolsonaro's government claim that there will be a cursed legacy next year. In his opinion, these people sabotage the country and avoid looking at the economic facts.

At an event on Monday (18), Guedes defended the current leadership: "It leaves the country with 800 billion in [contracted] investments, the independent central bank, new regulatory frameworks in all investment sectors, and more."

"People don't respect the facts anymore: the external balance is fine, public budgets are balanced, inflation is going down, the growth correction is up."

Guedes said the country . . .

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