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Gabriel Ponte

Brazil 2020 budget proposals show no let-up in squeeze

30 Aug 2019

BRASILIA Brazil's government faces another year of strict fiscal discipline, its 2020 budget proposals on Friday showed, as it battles to bring spending under control, shrink the deficit, and gradually move the public accounts closer to balance.

UPDATE 2-Brazil tax reform to enter congressional committee by Oct. 8 -lawmaker

13 Aug 2019

BRASILIA, Aug 13 A constitutional amendment to overhaul Brazil's tax system, potentially comprising proposals from the government and lawmakers, will be put to a special congressional committee by Oct. 8, the bill's coordinator Aguinaldo Ribeiro said on Tuesday.

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