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  • Government extends deadline for withdrawal of PIS / PASEP for December 31

    The deadline for the workers withdraw the benefit of the Salary Bonus 2015/2016 exercise  was extended to 31 December 2016. The first deadline had expired on June 30, and had been extended by the federal government to end August 31 .

  • Paraná back to export cattle and beef to Lebanon

    Paraná will resume live cattle and beef shipments to Lebanon n the next few weeks.  The decision was the direction of Animal Resources of the Lebanese Ministry of Agriculture and based on data from the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE).

  • Industry grows back after five quarters falling

    After five quarters of decline, the industry is showing the first signs of recovery. Between the first and second quarter, the sector contributed positively to gross domestic product (GDP) to grow 0.3%.

  • Investments advance after ten quarters falling

    After ten quarter fall, investment rebounded in Brazil. Comparing the first and second quarter of the year there was a 0.4% increase. The number is part of the result of gross domestic product (GDP), released on Wednesday (31).

    In the GDP result, investments are called Gross Fixed Capital Formation (GFCF) - an indicator that is essential for Brazil return to growth and to generate employment and income.

  • Exports favor and GDP advance 0.4% in the quarter

    Exports follow a positive contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).Between the first and second quarter of the year, foreign sales grew 0.4%.This performance reflects the favorable dollar for exporters and increased competitiveness of Brazilian products abroad.

  • GDP decreased 0.6% in the 2nd quarter and is at $ 1.5 trillion

    The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) fell by 0.6% between the first and second quarter. With this result, the wealth generated by the country in the period totaled R $ 1.530 trillion. The figures were disclosed by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) on Wednesday (31).

  • Brazil will host the 39th World Congress of Wine

    For the first time, Brazil will host the World International Vine and Wine Organisation Congress (OIV) . The festival, which is in its 39th edition, will take place between 23th and October 28th in Bento Gonçalves, in Rio Grande do Sul . 

  • Agreement expands cattle exports from Brazil to Turkey

    Brazil will expand cattle exports to the Turkish market. A sanitary protocol that deals specifically with the sale of bovine animals for immediate slaughter was signed on Monday (29). The expectation of the Brazilian export sector is embarking until the end of this year, about 100 thousand head for slaughter in Turkey.

  • Index to reset the rent drops to 0.15% in August

    The indicator most used to reset the lease agreements, the General Price Index - Market (IGP-M), slowed in July and August. According to the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV), from one month to another, rose from 0.18% to 0.15%.

  • Deadline for withdrawal of the salary supplement ends on Wednesday (31)

    Ends on Wednesday (31) the period for workers who are entitled to withdraw the salary bonus of PIS / PASEP base year 2014.

    More than one million people still not withdrawn the benefit of R $ 880, according to the Ministry of Labour.

    The service may be made at any branch of Caixa Econômica Federal, in the case of PIS, or the Bank of Brazil, in the case of Pasep.

  • Government will provide access to rural credit for tobacco growers

    The government will give tobacco growers, from now, the same conditions of access to rural credit from other farmers. 

    This was announced by the Minister Chief of Staff, Eliseu Padilha, who represented the acting president, Michel Temer, the  39th Expointer in Esteio (RS).

  • BC snake efficiency of banks in complaint resolution

    With more than 17,500 customer complaints against banks, received in the first half of this year, the  Central Bank (BC) or improvements in access to the ombudsman of financial institutions and troubleshooting.

  • No Background Check Of Return Drops To 2.26% In July

    Bad debt with checks fell 2.26% last July, the lowest percentage of the year.According to Serasa Experian Indicator without funds checks were returned checks 1,042,209 and 46,134,886offset throughout the country.  

  • BNDES approves R $ 5 billion to buy companies in recovery

    The National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) announced on Thursday (25), two measures to encourage economic activity and preserve jobs. In an interview at the Presidential Palace, the president of BNDES, Maria Silvia Bastos Marques, presented details of the Productive Assets Revitalization Program and the extension of financial support to working capital.

  • Confidence grows in 12 of 13 branches of trade

    The trader optimism improved in August. Influenced by the way businessmen came to see the current situation and what they expect for the future, the indicator of the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) increased 7.2 points compared to July.

  • Ceiling for spending ensures sustainability of the country, says Planning

    The Planning Minister Dyogo Oliveira, said that without the approval of the measure which creates a limit to the expansion of government spending, the expansion of public debt can lead Brazil to repeat the scenario that occurred recently in Greece, Ireland, Portugal and Italy - countries that faced a severe crisis in difficulties due to pay their debts.

  • Consumer Confidence advancing 2.6 points in August

    The Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) of the Getulio Vargas Foundation rose 2.6 points between July and August, when it changed from 76.7 to 79.3 points, the highest since January 2015 (81.2 points). This was the fourth consecutive increase of the index from the historic low of 64.4 points recorded last April. 

  • Government launches plan debureaucratisation agribusiness

    It was launched on Wednesday (24), the Plan Agro +, aimed at increasing efficiency and reducing bureaucracy in the Brazilian agribusiness. The launching ceremony was attended by the acting president, Michel Temer, the Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, Maggi.

  • Meirelles: "Ceiling for spending is essential for Brazil to grow"

    The Finance Minister, Henrique Meirelles, said, on Wednesday (24), that the crisis in which the country was passing caused by public spending out of control. During the hearing in the House of Representatives, he argued that the Proposed Amendment to the Constitution (PEC) establishing a ceiling for public spending is essential for Brazil to grow back.

  • Natural gas production hits record in June

    Natural gas production reached last June, with a record production of 103.5 million cubic meters per day (m³ / d), an increase of 3.6% compared to the previous month and 8.3% compared to the same month of 2015. The data are from Monitoring Bulletin of Industry and Natural Gas.

  • Trader Confidence Increased By 1% in August

    Trust Trade entrepreneur continued to improve in August. According toresearch from the National Confederation of Trade in Goods, Services and Tourism (CNC), an increase of 1% compared to July - this was the fourth consecutive advance indicator.

  • Brazil received US $ 33.9 billion in foreign investment

    Brazil received the first seven months of the year, US $ 33.894 billion in foreign investment directed to the productive sector. The data was released by the Central Bank on the afternoon of Tuesday (23).

    According to the institution, these resources that entered the country are more than enough to cover the accumulated external deficit for the year of US $ 12.541 billion.

  • Ceiling for public spending will be guidelines in 2017 Budget, says Meirelles

    The finance minister, Henrique Meirelles, said on Tuesday (23) that the ceiling for public spending will be used as a guideline already in Budget 2017. The government has until August 31 to submit to Congress the Project Annual Budget law (PLOA) next year.

  • Revenue intensifies supervision over who left the Country

    In São Paulo, the body focuses on taxpayers who have left the country just in order to save or stop collecting taxes

    The IRS in the state of São Paulo is stepping up the monitoring of taxpayers who left Brazil only as a way to evade taxes. Next to the taxpayers who have left the country between 2015 and 2016, have been opened 91 inspections, which resulted in fines of more than R $ 112 million.