Higher debt likely to expose EMs to stress – Brazil’s governor

Roberto Campos Neto argues Brazil’s higher inflation is due to temporary shocks

Roberto Campos Neto
Roberto Campos Neto
Photo: Raphael Ribeiro/Central Bank of Brazil

Emerging economies are likely to come under greater stress in the coming months due to their higher public debt, said Brazilian governor Roberto Campos Neto.

During the International Monetary Fund’s Spring Meetings, the governor of the Central Bank of Brazil reflected on the rationale behind the 75 basis point rate hike implemented by his institution on March 17, the relationship between fiscal and monetary authorities, and the lessons learned from the pandemic.

Campos Neto emphasised higher

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