Brazil's public sector posts primary surplus of 35.4 bln reais in October

BY Reuters | ECONOMIC | 11/30/21 07:44 AM EST

BRASILIA, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Brazil's government posted a primary surplus of 35.4 billion reais in October, above a surplus of 34.15 billion reais forecast by economists in a Reuters poll, the central bank said on Tuesday.

Brazil's gross debt as a share of gross domestic product came in at 82.9%. The country's public sector net debt totaled 57.6% of GDP, slightly below a projection of 58.3% in a Reuters poll. (Reporting by Marcela Ayres; Writing by Gabriel Araujo; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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