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 . . .
To read the full NEWS and much more, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here