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Has Brazil's Real Plan worked?

Twenty years ago the Brazilian government's Real Plan aimed to tackle the country's spiralling inflation problem. Did it succeed?

For three decades, Brazil's economy suffered from cripplingly high inflation.

In the early 1990s prices were rising every week, or even every day, rocketing 2,000% a year.

Twenty years ago the government introduced the Real Plan with the aim of reining in prices and bringing stability to the economy.

So has it succeeded? Katy Watson reports from Sao Paulo.