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Whirlpool Hires 1,100 in Brazil Following Tax Cut, Estado Says

Dec. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Whirlpool Corp.’s Brazilian unit will hire 1,100 factory workers on 120-day contracts to meet an expected first-quarter sales surge because of a tax cut on home appliances, O Estado de S.Paulo newspaper reported, citing Jose Drummond, the company’s president of Latin American operations.

Brazil’s government this month cut taxes on stoves, refrigerators and washing machines as part of a stimulus package.

To contact the reporters on this story: Matthew Bristow in Brasilia at mbristow5@bloomberg.net.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Joshua Goodman at jgoodman19@bloomberg.net.

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