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Fear: micro and small entrepreneurs are the "national champions" of employment

Business

After launching an incentive package for the sector, President of the Republic highlights the resumption of the economy and government measures

The President of the Republic, Michel Temer, said Wednesday that the federal government works to give prestige to micro and small entrepreneurs, the "national champions" of job creation. After the launch of three new products for the sector, Temer highlighted the measures taken by the Brazilian government so far to improve the economy.

For the president, actions are a way to celebrate the entrepreneurial capacity of the Brazilian. "And we have to give prestige to those who are, these national champions of employment, are the micro and small entrepreneurs," said Temer, to an audience full of micro and small entrepreneurs.

At the ceremony at Planalto Palace, three new items were announced: the new Entrepreneur Portal, the National Credit Week, which will generate R $ 9 billion, and the expansion of the Amiga Entrepreneur Institution program. Currently, more than 98% of Brazilian private enterprises are small and microenterprises, and they concentrate more than half of the country's formal jobs.

"The data reveal an extraordinary performance not only in economic terms, because when the entrepreneur, whether big or small, undertakes, he is practicing a social gesture as he generates employment. do what they are doing in recent times, coming together, "he said in a speech.

"The numbers do not lie," said Minister of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services, Marcos Pereira. "Between January and August, small and medium-sized enterprises created 327,000 formal jobs in the country, and Sebrae's small-business survey last month reveals that more than 20% of small entrepreneurs say they intend to hire in the next 12 months, "he said.