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  • Previous official inflation registers lower accumulated level since 1998

    IPCA-15

    Extended Consumer Price Index shows variation of 0.11% in September and accumulates 2.56% in the last 12 months

    In line with the process of falling prices, the official inflation forecast, as measured by the Broad Consumer Price Index (IPCA-15), changed by 0.11% in September and accumulated 2.56% in the last 12 months. This is the lowest level on this basis since 1998.

  • Crops account for 68% of the gross value of agricultural production

    Survey

    August's highlight was cotton, which increased 75.6% compared to 2016

  • Government unlocks $ 12.8 billion from the 2017 Budget

    Revenue and expenses

    Minister of Planning, Development and Management, Dyogo Oliveira, stressed that the federal government will meet the primary deficit target

    The Ministry of Planning, Development and Management announced on Friday (22) the release of R $ 12.8 billion in this year's Federal Budget. The amounts were contingent and will be unblocked by decree next week.

  • BC projects higher growth in 2017 and 2018

    Inflation Report

    Document released by the institution raised the estimates for the Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

    With the advance of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the second quarter, at a level higher than expected, the Central Bank revised upward the projection of growth for the Brazilian economy to 2017 and 2018.

  • Value of agricultural production increased by 20% in 2016

    Agriculture

    This result was driven by increases in the production of soya, maize, sugarcane and arabica-type coffee

  • Brazil registers creation of 35.4 thousand formal jobs

    Caged

    In August, service, manufacturing and trade sectors were primarily responsible for the positive outcome

    For the fifth consecutive month, Brazil registers the opening of new formal jobs. In August, 35,400 new jobs were created with a formal contract. With this result, the country accumulates 163,4 thousand formal hirings only in 2017.

  • Average domestic ticket price drops in first half

    Report

    According to Anac, of the domestic air fares sold during the first six months of 2017, 58.2% were lower than R $ 300

    A report released on Tuesday (19) by the National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) shows that the average domestic air fare dropped 2.6% in the first half of 2017. Compared to the same period last year, the average value marketed was R $ 323.62.

  • Officials must control FGTS statement, warns Ministry of Labor

    FGTS

    Folder orientation deals with set of alternatives available to the worker in case of absence of deposits

    The Ministry of Labor directs that every employee with a formal contract maintains control of his Statement of Guarantee Fund for Time of Service (FGTS). The attention goes to see if the employer has correctly deposited the FGTS.

  • Federal revenue grows 10.78% and reaches R $ 104.2 billion in August

    Recipe

    In the first eight months of the year, the accumulated value was R $ 862.739 billion, 1.73% more than in the same period of 2016

    Total federal revenues totaled R $ 104.206 billion in August, an increase of 10.78% over August last year, discounting inflation by the Broad Consumer Price Index (IPCA). The information was disclosed on Wednesday (20) by the Federal Revenue Secretariat. 

  • Average domestic ticket price drops in first half

    Report

    According to Anac, of the domestic air fares sold during the first six months of 2017, 58.2% were lower than R $ 300

    A report released on Tuesday (19) by the National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) shows that the average domestic air fare dropped 2.6% in the first half of 2017. Compared to the same period last year, the average value marketed was R $ 323.62.

  • Officials must control FGTS statement, warns Ministry of Labor

    FGTS

    Folder orientation deals with set of alternatives available to the worker in case of absence of deposits

    The Ministry of Labor directs that every employee with a formal contract maintains control of his Statement of Guarantee Fund for Time of Service (FGTS). The attention goes to see if the employer has correctly deposited the FGTS.

  • Improved economy facilitates consumer access to loans

    Credit

    Fall of interest allied to the reduction of inflation benefits demand for credit

    With the fall in inflation and basic interest rates, Brazilians are beginning to feel the improvement in the country's economic conditions. This is reflected in the easier access to credit lines. 

  • Trade balance reaches surplus of US $ 1.08 billion in the third week of September

    Trade

    Semimanufactured and basic products increased in the period. Exports reach US $ 9.108 billion and imports US $ 6.654 billion

  • Army and Aeronautics buy family agriculture products in four states

    Small producer

    The two forces will open public calls in the amount of R $ 2 million in Mato Grosso do Sul, Pernambuco, Rio Grande do Sul and Rondônia

  • Market reduces inflation estimate in 2017 and 2018

    Focus Bulletin

    Analysts also cut interest projections next year. Strongest GDP growth forecast in 2018

    Financial market economists have again reduced inflation projections in 2017 and 2018. For this year, the Broad Consumer Price Index (IPCA), which measures official inflation, is set at 3.08% , against a previous estimate of 3.14%.

  • Petrobras produced 2.7 million barrels of oil per day in August

    Swing

    Of this total, 2.6 million barrels were produced in Brazil and 107 thousand barrels abroad

    In August, Petrobras produced 2.72 million barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed), of which 2.61 million were produced in Brazil and 107 thousand abroad. Average oil production in the country was 2.11 million barrels per day (bpd), in line with July's volume.

  • Passenger movement grows 2.12% at airports in June

    Transport

    According to the Ministry of Transportation, 15.7 million travelers passed through Brazilian airports in the period; was the fourth consecutive month of high in the sector

  • Program increases company productivity by 51%

    Brazil More Productive

    Percentage is above the initial target of 20%; more than 1,000 factories have already received program actions

  • Anac signs agreement with China to expand air services

    Civil Aviation

    Measure will benefit both companies that already operate between the two destinations as companies of other nationalities

    The National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) and the Chinese aviation authority signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday to expand the air services agreement between the two countries.

  • The third phase of the salary bonus is released this Thursday (14)

    Benefit

    Workers who are having a birthday in September and whose registration in the public service ends in number 2

    Workers who were born in September will be able to withdraw payment of salary bonuses from this Thursday (14). The Ministry of Labor will also release the PIS / Pasep amounts to public servants whose registration ends with number 2.

  • GDP Preview points to 0.41% in July

    IBC-Br

    Central Bank indicator suggests activity growth at the beginning of the third quarter. In the year, ICB-Br increased by 0.14%

    Economic activity entered the third quarter of the year on the rise. Data from the Central Bank indicate that the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased by 0.41% in July, compared to the previous month.

  • Soy and corn boost positive balance performance

    Marketplace

    Agribusiness exports reached record sales of US $ 9.04 billion

    The good performance of the agribusiness trade balance was driven mainly by record grain exports. According to data from the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock,   August's agribusiness exports reached US $ 9.04 billion, up 18.5% compared to US $ 7.63 billion exported in the same period last year.

  • Companies will have to report to the Caged

    Job

    Rule applies to professional drivers of small and medium-sized vehicles; of urban, metropolitan and road buses; and loads in general

  • Government measures generate solid results for the country's economy

    Resume

    Improvement in the main indicators led to an increase in confidence in the economic scenario; positive numbers indicate end of recession

    In the last year, the Brazilian economy started a process of resumption of growth. Some important measures were adopted by the federal government and, with this, the Country began to reap positive results in the political and economic scenarios.