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  • Ministers have concessions plan in Europe

    In a round of meetings with foreign investors in London, England, the Transport Minister Maurice Quintella, presented on Thursday (13), an investment package that are part of the Investment Partnership Program (IPP) project Grow, the new model of current concessions in Brazil.

  • Government approves R $ 1.9 billion to replace losses of exports of states and municipalities

    Through an interim measure, the President Michel Temer released, on Thursday (13), R $ 1.95 billion to replace losses with tax credits on Sales and Services (ICMS) in the states, municipalities and the Federal District.The MP 749 was published in special edition of the Official Gazette of the Union.

  • Petrobras reduces price of petrol and diesel

    From midnight on Saturday (15), the price of diesel at the Petrobras refineries will be reduced by 2.7% and the value of gasoline, 3.2%. These reductions are part of the new pricing policy, announced on Friday (14) by the state.

    According to Petrobras, the Brazilian law guarantees freedom of prices in the fuel market and derivatives, and therefore the reduction in refineries may or may not be reflected in the final price to consumers.

  • Ceiling for spending increases confidence, says expert

    The economics professor Jose Luiz Pagnussat believes that the Proposed Amendment to the Constitution (PEC) 241 will give confidence to investors, business travelers and families. In the evaluation of it, this measure may represent a turning point for Brazil.

  • We are living a moment of renewed confidence, says minister

    partnerships

    At an event in China, Minister Marco Pereira talked about restoring confidence in the country and invited businessmen to invest in Brazil

  • Government will sell 5,700 tons of coffee in two auctions

    On Thursday (20), the National Supply Company (Conab) will hold two more electronic auction arabica coffee sales, with the supply of 5,700 tons of product. The coffee is stocked in warehouses of Minas Gerais.

  • Investments in Treasury Direct reached R $ 1.54 billion in August

    In August, Treasury Direct sales totaled R $ 1.54 billion. Redemptions totaled R $ 632.9 million, R $ 526.3 related to repurchases occurred in the month and R $ 106.6 million, the maturities of August.  The balance was released on Thursday (13) by the Ministry of Finance .

  • Another 12 companies have joined the Employment Protection Program in September

    The Employment Protection Program (EPP), the Ministry of Labor, signed 12 new terms of membership in September. The agreements will benefit 1,810 employees of the manufacturing sector in four states: Minas Gerais, Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul and São Paulo. 

  • Government approves R $ 25 million for water main in Pernambuco

    The Ministry of National Integration released, on Monday (10), R $ 25 million for the construction of the Aqueduct of the Wasteland, located in Pernambuco. Executed by the state government, the project will expand the water supply of the Integration Project of the São Francisco (PISF) in the state. The first phase of the work will benefit over 1.3 million people in 23 municipalities of Pernambuco.

  • Federal Government invests more than R $ 75 million in accessibility of museums

    Investment

    Ministry of Tourism bet on adaptations to enable exhibitions with audio description and Pounds

  • Dairy industry resumes production in the backlands of Alagoas

    Investment

    With an investment of about R $ 18 million Codevasf, you can restructure the old Camila industry and strengthen the dairy region of Alagoas hinterland

  • PEC is modern fiscal policy instrument, says FecomercioSP

    The Federation of Trade in Goods, Services and Tourism of the State of São Paulo (FecomercioSP) issued on Tuesday (11), a note supporting the approval of the Proposed Constitutional Amendment (PEC) 241 establishing a ceiling for public spending, from 2017, for 20 years.

  • Welfare fraud combat in aid-seclusion in Bahia

    In this Monday (10), the  Task Force of the Ministry of Social Security triggered an operation to dismantle a fraud scheme in granting benefits  for state prison. To get the benefit, criminals had  false certificates supposedly issued imprisonment in the Penitentiary Lemos de Brito, in Salvador (BA), and also falsified dependent birth certificates. 

  • Growth in emerging countries favors Brazil, says Ipea in report

    The Institute of Applied Economic Research (Ipea) released on Monday (10), a report shows that the growth of emerging countries also favors the recovery of the Brazilian economy. 

    The world scene has remained stable in terms of overall growth, with the exception mainly from emerging economies such as China, that despite the sharp slowdown in recent years, should still contribute nearly 40% of global growth in 2016.

  • First week of the month is US $ 499 million surplus

    In the first week of October, with five working days, the Brazilian trade balance registered a surplus of US $ 499 million. The result reflects the relationship between exports of US $ 3.374 billion and imports of US $ 2.875 billion. In the year, exports totaled US $ 142.740 billion and imports, US $ 106.061 billion, with a surplus of US $ 36.680 billion.

  • In China, Marcos Pereira highlights progress with the PEC 241

    Minister participates until Wednesday (12) in Macau Forum for Economic and Trade Cooperation between China and Portuguese-speaking countries

  • Market improves projection for inflation in 2016 and 2017

    For the fourth consecutive week, the financial market has improved projections for inflation in 2016. According to the Focus Bulletin, a weekly publication in which the central bank meets the expectations of about 100 analysts, the Broad Consumer Price Index (IPCA) should close year on 7.04%.

  • Welfare fraud combat in aid-seclusion in Bahia

    In this Monday (10), the  Task Force of the Ministry of Social Security triggered an operation to dismantle a fraud scheme in granting benefits  for state prison. To get the benefit, criminals had  false certificates supposedly issued imprisonment in the Penitentiary Lemos de Brito, in Salvador (BA), and also falsified dependent birth certificates. 

  • Growth in emerging countries favors Brazil, says Ipea in report

    The Institute of Applied Economic Research (Ipea) released on Monday (10), a report shows that the growth of emerging countries also favors the recovery of the Brazilian economy. 

    The world scene has remained stable in terms of overall growth, with the exception mainly from emerging economies such as China, that despite the sharp slowdown in recent years, should still contribute nearly 40% of global growth in 2016.

  • First week of the month is US $ 499 million surplus

    In the first week of October, with five working days, the Brazilian trade balance registered a surplus of US $ 499 million. The result reflects the relationship between exports of US $ 3.374 billion and imports of US $ 2.875 billion. In the year, exports totaled US $ 142.740 billion and imports, US $ 106.061 billion, with a surplus of US $ 36.680 billion.

  • Energy efficiency projects saving 4.6 GWh

    From 2008 until June 2016, the National Electric Energy Agency (Aneel) recorded 1,704 energy efficiency projects presented by the concessionaires. Together, these projects totaled R $ 5 billion in investments. With all of them in operation, the expectation is to achieve savings of 4,629 GWh over the years.

  • Inflation falls to lowest level for September since 1998

    With the fall in food prices, inflation begins to give respite to the Brazilian pocket. The Broad Consumer Price Index (IPCA) rose 0.08% in September - the lowest rate for the month since 1998.

    The data are from the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) and were released on Friday (7). The September result is also lower than projected financial market and the central bank, who expected a rate around 0.19%.

  • Strike bank is closed throughout the country

    Bank throughout the country returned to work after more than a month of strike. In a meeting held on Thursday (6) and on Friday (7), the workers accepted the proposal presented by the National Federation of Banks (Fenaban) and ended the strike, which lasted 31 days.

  • CNI: Consumer confidence grows 1.1% in September

    Consumers are increasingly optimistic.According to the National Confederation of Industry (CNI) , between August and September there was an increase of 1.1%. The figures were disclosed by the organization on Friday (07).