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Brazil: Real interest rate: Bank lending rate minus inflation: For that indicator, The International Monetary Fund provides data for Brazil from 1997 to 2017. The average value for Brazil during that period was 41.86 percent with a minumum of 18.51 percent in 2013 and a maximum of 77.62 percent in 1998. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: Real interest rate is the lending interest rate adjusted for inflation as measured by the GDP deflator. The terms and conditions attached to lending rates differ by country, however, limiting their comparability.