Brazil central government posts record surplus in JanuaryStaff Writer | February 28, 2018
Brazil’s central government primary budget surplus widened more than expected in January.
LatAm 31.069 billion reais
The central government, which includes federal ministries, the social security system and the central bank, posted a primary budget surplus of 31.069 billion reais ($9.58 billion) last month, up from 21.168 billion reais in the previous month. ■