Banks forecast 1.69% growth for BrazilStaff writer ▼ | April 2, 2014
These projections are part of the monthly Central Bank poll of financial institutions, about the main economic indicators.
The industrial output estimate is also down from 1.41% to 1.38% for this year, and remains at 3% for 2015. The trade surplus forecast is down from $4.71 billion to $4.25 billion, in 2014, and remains at $10 billion for next year.
The dollar price forecast has been revised down from R$ 2.49 to R$ 2.46, in 2014, and remains at R$ 2.55, for next year. The foreign direct investment forecast was revised up from $55.4 billion to $59 billion this year and remained at $55 billion in 2015. ■