Approval of the administration of Brazil's President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has fallen to 62% in March from a previous 58% in November, according to a poll released Tuesday by the National Industry Federation (CNI) and conducted by the Ibope polling firm.
The poll, carried out between March 11-14, involved 2,200 respondents in 143 Brazilian municipalities.
Disapproval of the Lula government, meanwhile, rose to 33% by 30% by the same comparison.
Confidence in Lula fell to 60% from 63%, whereas distrust of the Brazilian president rose to 34% from 33%.
Also, 52% said that the Lula administration has been better than the previous government. Another 27% said nothing has changed and 18% said the current administration is worse than the previous one.
By Cida Fontes - AE