ailime escreveu:yes, surely it is. Brazil`s economy grew 9 percent year-on-year in the first quarter fueled by strong investment and domestic demand, despite the growing crisis in Europe. This growth has heighten concerns the economy is overheating and led the central bank to hike interest rates to curb inflation.
How about a few suggestions?
" Yes, it definitely is
. Brazil's economy grew at an annual rate of 9 percent in the first quarter of this year
fueled by strong investment and domestic demand, this growth was in spite of
the growing crisis in Europe. However, this rapid growth has heightened
concerns that the economy may be
overheating and led the central bank to increase
interest rates as a curb on "possible"
is stronger and more appropriate in this context, at an annual...this year
is better grammaticly and the meaning is correct. In spite of
is a much better choice as it is a positive phrase, and some say that despite is slang (personal preference here). "However, this rapid ... has heightened
, is a better use of words and proper tense for heightened. While hiked is proper I prefer the more definative "increased"
. I think that possible
is more correct here because an increase in the inflation rate has not been positively identified.
I hope you understand the above suggestions and that they help your studies.