The upper echelon of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, also known as Itamaraty, is concerned that the new Ministry of Economy might take over some of its duties during bilateral trade negotiations.
The discomfort started when the Bolsonaro administration created a “superministry” for economist Paulo Guedes, which would be responsible for “financial and economic negotiations with foreign governments, multilateral organizations, and government agencies,” as stated by a Jan. 1st executive order.
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