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  • Consumer starts the year with confidence in high

    Expectations for 2017

    Getulio Vargas Foundation survey shows the Brazilian more optimistic about the current situation and the country's future

  • Traders' confidence rises 18.4% in January

    Optimism

    Indicator measured by the National Confederation of Commerce of Goods, Services and Tourism (CNC) registers the seventh consecutive increase

  • Real estate financing grows 35.2% in December

    Own home

    With the performance of the month, banks granted R $ 5.38 billion in financing with savings resources

    Real estate financing with savings resources increased 35.2% between November and December. The data comes from the Brazilian Association of Real Estate Credit and Savings Entities (Abecip) and were released on Tuesday (24).

  • Industry confidence up 3.1 points in January

    FGV

    Indicator of the Getúlio Vargas Foundation shows improvement in expectations regarding the future and perception of current conditions

  • Foreign investment reaches the highest level since 2010

    central bank

    Resource revenues for the productive sector totaled US $ 15.4 billion in December, a record for 2016 and the highest value since 2010

    After the economic reforms proposed by the government, Brazil begins to regain international confidence. In December, US $ 15.4 billion in investments entered the country. This was a record for the year and the highest since December 2010, when US $ 20.4 billion came in.

  • Conab buys 1,500 tonnes of food from family farming

    family farming

    Acquisition will complement feeding of thousands of people in situations of nutritional insecurity

    The National Supply Company (Conab) and associations and cooperatives of farmers goianos signed over  23 contracts of the Food Acquisition Program (PAA).

  • Market bets on lower interest rates and inflation in 2017

    Focus Bulletin

    Research done by the Central Bank on the financial market shows a better scenario for the cost of living of the Brazilian

  • Trade balance grows 52.8% in January

    Trade balance

    Exports move more strongly among commodities. Manufactured and semi-manufactured items also increase in the period

    Brazilian exports surpassed imports by US $ 1.398 billion by the third week of the month. With this performance, the trade balance of the period is already 52.8% higher than that recorded in January 2016.

  • Previous inflation is the lowest for January since 1994

    IPCA-15

    Rate is 0.31%, influenced by housing prices, residence items and clothing. In 12 months, variation was 5.94%

    Inflation in Brazil began in 2017 in sharp deceleration. The Broad Consumer Price Index - 15 (IPCA-15) was 0.31% in January, the lowest level for the first month of the year since 1994, when the real plan was created.

  • Temer guarantees full withdrawal of inactive FGTS accounts

    Economic Recovery

    Measure will inject about R $ 30 billion into the Brazilian economy and allow the resumption of growth

    President Michel Temer assured on Thursday (19) that the withdrawal of inactive accounts of the Fund of Guarantee of Time of Service (FGTS) will be integral, in any amount. The measure will inject about R $ 30 billion in the Brazilian economy this year and will allow the resumption of economic growth.

  • After Davos, Meirelles believes in higher growth in Brazil

    Davos

    Minister of Finance participated in the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. Reforms made by the government have generated "great interest" from international investors

  • Previous inflation is the lowest for January since 1994

    IPCA-15

    Rate is 0.31%, influenced by housing prices, residence items and clothing. In 12 months, variation was 5.94%

    Inflation in Brazil began in 2017 in sharp deceleration. The Broad Consumer Price Index - 15 (IPCA-15) was 0.31% in January, the lowest level for the first month of the year since 1994, when the real plan was created.

  • Learn how to get the Guarantee Fund out of dormant accounts

    Guarantee Fund

    Schedule of withdrawals and places for withdrawals should be disclosed as of February. Balance can be consulted on the internet

    In February, the federal government will release a timetable that will enable workers to fully withdraw from the FGTS. Withdrawal may be made to inactive accounts by December 31, 2015.

  • Temer guarantees full withdrawal of inactive FGTS accounts

    Economic Recovery

    Measure will inject about R $ 30 billion into the Brazilian economy and allow the resumption of growth

    President Michel Temer assured on Thursday (19) that the withdrawal of inactive accounts of the Fund of Guarantee of Time of Service (FGTS) will be integral, in any amount. The measure will inject about R $ 30 billion in the Brazilian economy this year and will allow the resumption of economic growth.

  • Petrobras completes sale of US $ 4 billion in bonds abroad

    Headlines

    Demand for the papers was about five times larger than the final contracted volume of approximately $ 19 billion

    Petrobras concluded on Tuesday (17), the offering of securities in the international capital market, worth US $ 4 billion, called global notes. 

  • Producers take R $ 72 billion in rural credit

    Business Agriculture

    Agricultural financing contracting grew 2.3% in the second semester of 2016. Investment in machinery and implements led

    Influenced by investments in machinery and implements, medium and large rural producers contracted R $ 72 billion in credit in the second half of 2016 - 2.3% higher than in the same period of the previous year.

  • CNI: Entrepreneurs trust starts high year

    Industry recovery

    With expectations improving for the future, industries became more optimistic between December and January

    Industrialists began the year with confidence on the rise. According to the National Confederation of Industry (CNI), from December to January, the indicator that measures the optimism of these entrepreneurs rose from 48 points to 50.1.

  • BC projects inflation of 4% for 2017 and 3.4% for 2018

    Copom Minutes

    Document explaining the reasons for the more intense cut in basic interest (Selic) brings favorable forecasts for the consumer

  • Meirelles: "Recession was caused by a series of mistakes we inherited"

    Davos

    During an interview at the World Economic Forum, minister said that Brazil is correcting the inherited macroeconomic errors

  • Brazil is close to recovering investment grade, says Meirelles

    Davos

    In an interview with the international news agency, Minister of Finance said that Brazil is on the way to investment grade

    Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said that Brazil is on the way to regaining the investment grade - a kind of seal that classifies a country as held or not for investors. The statement was made during an interview to agency Bloomberg in Davos (Switzerland).

  • Brazil increases industrialized exports in 2016

    Trade balance

    Manufactured goods grew 8% compared to 2015, while semimanufactured goods increased 9.5% from one year to another

    Brazil has increased the export of technology in 2016. Data from the Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services reveal that the sale of more complex products, classified as manufactured, grew 8% between last year and 2015.

  • Balance has a surplus of US $ 120 million in the second week of the year

    Trade balance

    Trade surplus is US $ 341 million accumulated in the month. In the period, exports totaled US $ 5.939 billion

    The trade balance had a surplus of US $ 120 million in the second week of January, according to data released by the Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services on Monday (16). In the period, exports totaled US $ 2.919 billion, and imports, US $ 2.799 billion.

  • Market bets on interest of 9.75% per year in 2017

    Focus Bulletin

    Analysts heard by the Central Bank projected a continuous drop in the base rate (Selic). For 2018, expectation is that it retreat to 9.5%

  • Brazil builds scenario for sustainable growth

    Economic recovery

    Inflation, dollar, Brazil risk, interest, stock market, trade, all these factors show that the economy is increasingly sustainable