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Brazil's Bolsonaro government approval rating on the rise - poll

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Brazil's Bolsonaro government approval rating on the rise - poll | NASDAQ

BRASILIA, Jan 22 (Reuters) - The approval rating of Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has improved, with the number of Brazilians who view his government as great or good increasing to 34.5% from 29.4% in August, according to a poll released on Wednesday.

While his popularity fell in his first year in office, the CNT/MDA survey found that 31.0% of those polled now see the government as bad or terrible, down from 39.5% in the previous poll. Bolsonaro's personal approval rating rose to 47.8% from 41% in August, the poll showed.

(Reporting by Gabriel Ponte and Anthony Boadle)

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