President-elect Lula’s plans to increase spending could raise Brazil’s public debt ratio by an additional 10% of GDP by the end of his presidential term in 2026. And while it seems likely that these plans will get diluted in congress, they still reinforce our view that the debt ratio will return to an upwards path.
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