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  • Commerce registers best result for July from 2013

    IBGE

    Retail sales increased 3.1%. Fall of inflation, reduction of interest and release of withdrawals from FGTS accounts influenced the result

  • Federal Revenue notifies micro and small debtor companies

    Simple national

    Legal entity that does not regularize the totality of its debts within 30 days counted from the science will be excluded from the National Simple

  • Financial market projects less inflation and more growth for 2017 and 2018

    Focus Bulletin

    Economists heard by the Central Bank raised the projection of economic growth in the face of falling inflation and basic interest rates

  • Beef exports shoot up 13.4% over July

    Agribusiness

    Compared to August last year, increase was 34%. This was the best performance since October 2013

    Beef exports grew 13.4% from July to August. According to the Brazilian Association of Meat Exporters (Abiec), 145.8 thousand tons of the product were sold abroad. Revenues were over US $ 607 million, 12.8% higher than the previous month.

  • Savings record best result for the month of August since 2013

    Savings notebooks

    Falling inflation has improved carnet performance and attracted more investors. In August, the savings balance was positive at R $ 2.14 billion

    For the fourth time in a row, the savings account registered more deposits than withdrawals. In August, this difference was positive at R $ 2.14 billion, the best performance for the month in four years. The data were released on Wednesday (6), by the Central Bank.

  • BC drops Selic to 8.25% per year, lower rate since 2013

    Interest decline

    Institution cut basic interest by 1 percentage point. Fall is important to boost economy

    For the eighth consecutive time, the Central Bank decided to cut the basic interest of the economy (Selic). On Wednesday (6), the monetary authority maintained the cut trajectory and reduced the rate from 9.25% a year to 8.25% a year, the lowest level for the Selic since May 2013.

  • Revenue releases query to fourth quarter of Income Tax 2017

    IRPF 2017

    Multi-fiscal lot also includes residual refunds for the years 2008 to 2016

    The fourth batch of refund of the Income Tax 2017 is now available for consultation from 9am this Friday (8). From now on it is also possible to consult the residual refunds for the years 2008 to 2016.

  • Official inflation varies 0.19% in August and reaches the lowest value in 12 months since 1999

    IPCA

    Driven by lower food and beverage prices, inflation in the year accumulates the lowest since the creation of the Real Plan in 1994

    midst the stabilization of the economy, the Extended Consumer Price Index (IPCA), which measures the country's official inflation, varied by 0.19% in August and reached a 2.46% increase in the last 12 months, the lowest result in this basis of comparison since February 1999.

  • BC drops Selic to 8.25% per year, lower rate since 2013

    Interest decline

    Institution cut basic interest by 1 percentage point. Fall is important to boost economy

    For the eighth consecutive time, the Central Bank decided to cut the basic interest of the economy (Selic). On Wednesday (6), the monetary authority maintained the cut trajectory and reduced the rate from 9.25% a year to 8.25% a year, the lowest level for the Selic since May 2013.

  • BC drops Selic to 8.25% per year, lower rate since 2013

    Interest decline

    Institution cut basic interest by 1 percentage point. Fall is important to boost economy

    For the eighth consecutive time, the Central Bank decided to cut the basic interest of the economy (Selic). On Wednesday (6), the monetary authority maintained the cut trajectory and reduced the rate from 9.25% a year to 8.25% a year, the lowest level for the Selic since May 2013.

  • Impeller of the economy, agriculture and cattle raising will have an increase of R $ 30 billion in GDP

    Brazil Producer

    Studies projected growth of 10.74% in all Brazilian production this year. Productivity in the field and sale of animal protein to the outside rose

    With a robust harvest plan, coupled with support and development tools organized by the government, agriculture and cattle raising is expected to generate record wealth for Brazil in 2017.

  • Official inflation varies 0.19% in August and reaches the lowest value in 12 months since 1999

    IPCA

    Driven by lower food and beverage prices, inflation in the year accumulates the lowest since the creation of the Real Plan in 1994

    Amidst the stabilization of the economy, the Extended Consumer Price Index (IPCA), which measures the country's official inflation, varied by 0.19% in August and reached a 2.46% increase in the last 12 months, the lowest result in this basis of comparison since February 1999.

  • BC drops Selic to 8.25% per year, lower rate since 2013

    Interest decline

    Institution cut basic interest by 1 percentage point. Fall is important to boost economy

    For the eighth consecutive time, the Central Bank decided to cut the basic interest of the economy (Selic). On Wednesday (06), the monetary authority maintained the trajectory of cuts and reduced the rate from 9.25% a year to 8.25% a year, the lowest level for the Selic since May 2013.

  • Brazil to export fresh apple to India

    Marketplace

    Association of producers predicts that Asian country will be the main destination of the Brazilian fruit in 2018

  • Savings of Caixa have net funding of R $ 944.1 million in August

    Investments

    Last month, there were more deposits than withdrawals; profitability is more attractive

    Savings of Caixa Econômica Federal recorded net funding of R $ 944.1 million in August. This means that there were more deposits than withdrawals in the period. According to the institution, the data confirm the growth trend of savings deposits.

  • Natural gas production hits record with 115 million cubic meters per day

    Volume represents an increase of 3.5% in relation to the previous month and of 7.3% in relation to July 2016

  • China displaces US and becomes main country of origin of Brazilian imports

    Foreign trade

    From January to August, Chinese imports totaled US $ 17.5 billion

    The biggest destination for Brazilian products, China also became the biggest seller of products for Brazil, overtaking the position traditionally occupied by the United States. In terms of foreign trade, the Chinese already figure as the country's main partner, with a trade balance that already totals US $ 18.9 billion in 2017.

  • GDP growth in the second quarter points to 2018 "promising", says Planning

    Resume

    In the evaluation of the ministry, result also points to recovery of the economy still in 2017

    The 0.2% advance of the Brazilian economy in the second quarter points to the resumption of growth until the end of the year and to a "promising" economic activity in 2018. The evaluation was made by the Ministry of Planning, Development and Management on Friday, (1), which reiterated confidence in the follow-up of economic reforms.

  • After GDP advances, the market raises its forecast for growth to 2017

    Focus Bulletin

    Experts consulted by the Central Bank have also reduced inflation projection this year

    reinforced the positive outlook for the Brazilian economy. In 2017, the estimate for the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rose from 0.39% to 0.50%.

  • Industrial activity advances in July, says CNI

    Resume

    Data show revenue growth, hours worked, stable employment and industry production capacity

    Indicators of the activity of the national industry advanced in the month of July, showing the stabilization of the employment and the recovery of the sector. Data from the National Confederation of Industry (CNI) show that the industry's actual turnover rose 1.7% compared to the same period last year.

  • Secretary bets on benefits for the social area with Lotex concession

    Development

    For Mansueto Almeida, changes will generate a positive impact in the modernization and innovation of the Brazilian lottery market

  • Caixa to reduce rural credit interest in September

    Credit

    Financing will be adjusted by one percentage point. Objective is to stimulate agricultural production

    As of September, interest for rural producers will be reduced by Caixa Econômica Federal. Until September 29, financing interest of up to R $ 500 thousand will have a reduction of at least 1 percentage point for cooperatives, individuals and agro-industries.

  • Trade balance is positive in the 4th week of August

    Exports

    Balance of the period was $ 2.1 billion. All three major product groups showed increased exports

    Exports surpassed imports by $ 2.1 billion in the fourth week of August. The result was the difference between US $ 5.1 billion in overseas sales and purchases of US $ 2.9 billion. The data comes from the Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services and were released on Monday (28).

  • Trade balance is positive in the 4th week of August

    Exports

    Balance of the period was $ 2.1 billion. All three major product groups showed increased exports

    Exports surpassed imports by $ 2.1 billion in the fourth week of August. The result was the difference between US $ 5.1 billion in overseas sales and purchases of US $ 2.9 billion. The data comes from the Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services and were released on Monday (28).