Brazil govt to revise 2020 GDP forecast in early Nov - economy ministry's Rodrigues

BY Reuters | ECONOMIC | 10/22/20 10:11 AM EDT

BRASILIA, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Brazil's government will revise its 2020 gross domestic product forecast, currently a contraction of 4.7%, early next month, special secretary at the economy ministry Waldery Rodrigues said on Thursday.

In an online debate hosted by Brazil's federal audit court, Rodrigues also said he expects Brazil's gross public debt at the end of this decade will be 94.5% of GDP, even higher than the 93.9% of GDP forecast for this year. (Reporting by Jamie McGeever and Marcela Ayres)

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