RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Consumer credit, government social measures and investments in jobs have driven the positive result, supermarket association ABRAS said.
The real sales increase of 5.32% between January and May this year is shown by ABRAS' National Index of Brazilian Household Consumption, calculated by the Department of Economics and Research of the Brazilian Supermarket Association.
The result is also positive by 2.88% compared to the same period last year. Compared to April 2021 there was a 1.98% increase.
The result was influenced by a set of factors, among them the payment of the first parcel . . .
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