Publications by the Central Bank are suspended due to the civil servants’ strike, but the statement from the Monetary Policy Committee (Copom) will be released normally at the end of its meeting this Wednesday, starting at 6:30 pm (GMT), informed the press office of municipal press.
The BC also confirmed that the minutes of this week’s monetary policy meeting will be released next Tuesday, as usual.
The strike by Central Bank employees resumed the day before, the first of the two days of their monetary policy meeting, after a brief suspension. In the first stage of the strike, in April, the release of BC indicators and statistics had also been suspended.
According to the agency, the new dates for the disclosures will be informed in a timely manner, 24 hours in advance.
At the Copom meeting that ends this Wednesday, the expectation is for an increase in the Selic rate by 1 percentage point, to 12.75%.