Dec. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Brazil’s federal revenue rose 13.5 percent in November from a year earlier, the federal tax agency said.
The government collected 78.97 billion reais ($42.5 billion) in November compared with 69.60 billion reais in the same month a year earlier, the agency said in a report distributed today in Brasilia.
Economists expected 80 billion reais, according to the median forecast in a Bloomberg survey of 9 analysts.
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