14 April 2020 – Provided direct transfers to states and debt relief

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Type of Intervention: Emergency government
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Ministry of Economy amended allocation to R $ 40 billion in direct transfers to states and municipalities, suspension of debts with the Union (R $ 20.6 billion for states and R $ 2 billion for municipalities) and suspension of debts with Caixa Econômica Federal and BNDES in 2020 (R $ 10.6 billion for states, R $ 4.2 billion for municipalities).
Full details here: https://www.gov.br/economia/pt-br/assuntos/noticias/2020/abril/ministerio-da-economia-apresenta-proposta-de-ajuda-a-estados-e-municipios