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Brazil’s public debt rises and reaches US$1.13 trillion

Brazil's public debt rose 1.51% in February compared to the previous month, reaching R$5.8 trillion (US$1.13 trillion).

The R$87.3 billion (US$17 billion) increase considers the government's debts in Brazil and abroad.

The National Treasury released the data on Wednesday, February 29.

The January percentage represented 72.5% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

There was a drop of a little more than 5 percentage points compared to January last year.

The methodology used by the Central Bank to measure the debt is broader because it includes government bonds with the . . .

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