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🔔 GDP growth better than expected

Good morning! Today, we bring you fresh GDP data — released just minutes ago. Also, job market trends and how Brazilians feel less safe with more guns.  

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Growth continues in Q2

gdp The construction sector has rallied in recent quarters. Photo: casa.da.photo/Shutterstock
The construction sector has rallied in recent quarters and contributed to Q2 GDP growth. Photo: casa.da.photo/Shutterstock

Today’s GDP report beat expectations, with official statistics agency IBGE reporting 1.2-percent economic growth during Q2 2022. With recent data revisions, the result extends Brazil’s positive growth streak to four quarters.

Highlights. Notable improvements came from the industrial sector (+2.2%),...

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