RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Thanks to higher tax revenues in January, the central government accounts – Ministry of Finance, Social Security, and the Central Bank – have started 2022 with a record surplus. Last month’s result was a positive R$76.539 (US$15) billion.
This was the best result of any month since the historical series began in 1997. The second-best result was recorded in October 2016 (surplus of R$52.9 billion at current . . .