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Firjan: New Social Security could bring R $ 1.4 trillion in investments

Studies done by the Federation show that benefits could go to health, education and safety

The Federation of Industries of the State of Rio de Janeiro (Firjan) released on Monday (20) projection in which it foresees investments in the order of R $ 1.4 trillion in the country in ten years, if the New Pension is approved by the parliamentarians in the National Congress.

The research was released during an event that celebrated Industry Day, in which the President of the Republic, Jair Bolsonaro, received the Industrial Merit Medal. " We are fighting privileges. You can not go on with this tremendous burden on your back. If we do not do this [approve the New Social Security], in 2022, 23, at the most 2024, there will be no appeal to pay who is in the active, "defended the president during the event.

Firjan's economic studies manager. Jônatas Goulart, points out that the impact of Nova Previdência goes beyond direct financing, as it increases investor confidence. "[The impact will be] mainly on interest rate, inflation, GDP growth and [decrease] unemployment. We understand that directly all these macroeconomic impacts are able to generate a slack in the government budget so that this also becomes investments, "he said.

Firjan's forecast is that R $ 655 billion in public investments and R $ 729 billion in private investments can be made if the new social security legislation is approved, as it brings changes in the situation of public accounts and confidence of the private sector.

According to the president of Firjan, Eduardo Eugênio Gouveia Vieira, With these volumes of investments will create jobs in the country. "Entrepreneurs will employ, they will grow. It's a win-win game for everyone, the population and entrepreneurs, "he said.

According to Vieira, the trust achieved with the New Pension Plan could be converted into investments in education, health, safety and still unlock the works stopped in Brazil.

Rio de Janeiro

Also present at the event, the governor of Rio de Janeiro, Wilson Witzel, said that he is committed to contribute to the approval of the New Social Security. "The Rio de Janeiro bench is in turmoil. I have assembled the bank of the, I have talked with the federal deputies of the importance [of the approval of the New Welfare]. We are working every day so that the reform is approved and approved quickly with the changes that democracy has demanded, and more, that we advance so that Brazil can advance. "