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Brazil’s Government to Announce Cuts in Spending

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The government in Brazil is expected to start announcing measures today (Friday, September 11th), to cut expenses so that it may reduce the deficit forecast for the 2016 budget, said Senate leader Delcidio Amaral. Last week the government of President Dilma Rousseff sent to government the 2016 budget bill that forecast a deficit of R$30 billion.

“Starting [Friday] the government will already start to announce the first administrative decisions,” said Amaral to reporters. “The government will work in reducing its structure, reducing spending of its ministries and revising service . . .

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