While crisis reigns elsewhere, Brazil surprises with 1.3 million new formal jobs in first half of the year

Brazil created 278,000 formal jobs in June, exceeding financial market analysts' expectations. It is the sixth consecutive month with a positive balance.

This brings the total number of new jobs created by the labor market to 1.3 million in the first half of 2022.

Currently, there are 42 million registered jobs in Brazil. The Caged (General Cadastre of Employed and Unemployed) data was released Wednesday (28) by the Ministry of Labor and Social Security.

Minister José Oliveira said that the balance so far is "gratifying", as it is higher than expected. According to the minister, it is "possible . . .

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