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  • Official inflation reaches the lowest value in 12 months since 1999

    IPCA

    Driven by lower food and beverage prices, the index varied 0.24% in July

    After registering a drop in the last month, the Broad Consumer Price Index (IPCA), which measures the country's official inflation, changed by 0.24% in July and reached a 2.71% increase in the last 12 months. This is the lowest result on this comparison basis since 1999.

  • Grain harvest in July should surpass that of 2016 in 31.1%

    Agriculture

    IBGE estimate points to 242.1 million tons, 57.4 million more than last year

  • Petrobras receives B3 governance certificate

    Stock Exchange

    Goal of joining the program is to strengthen corporate governance

    Petrobras received on Tuesday (8) the certification in the Highlight Program on State Governance, a kind of seal of quality in governance, granted by B3, former BM & FBovespa.

  • Revenue opens consultation on the 3rd batch of IRPF restitution this Tuesday (8)

    IRPF

    Consultation can be performed by the Revenue page on the Internet or by Receitafone 146

    As of this Tuesday (8), the Internal Revenue Service will release the query to the third batch of refund of Individual Income Tax (IRPF) of 2017. The lot includes 2,012,753 taxpayers, totaling more than R $ 2.8 billion. 

  • With economic improvement, country risk is the lowest since 2014

    Optimism

    The process of resumption of growth also resulted in the fall in the dollar and the rise of the stock exchange

    Considered as a kind of insurance against default risk by a country, the country risk fell to the lowest level since December 2014 and reached 194.8 points. Measured by the Credit Default Swap (CDS), the result of the indicator reflects a greater optimism of the investors with the Brazilian economy.

  • Trade balance has surplus of US $ 350 million in the first week of August

    Foreign trade

    Data were released on Monday (7) by the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade

  • Revenue opens consultation to the 3rd lot of the IRPF this Tuesday (8)

    IRPF

    Consultation can be performed by the Revenue page on the Internet or by Receitafone 146

    As of this Tuesday (8), the Internal Revenue Service will release the query to the third batch of refund of Individual Income Tax (IRPF) of 2017. The lot includes 2,012,753 taxpayers, totaling more than R $ 2.8 billion. 

  • Labor modernization expected to generate 1.5 million jobs, study says

    Structural reforms

    Itaú Unibanco assesses impacts of changes in legislation. In addition to more employment, expectation is to increase the country's wealth

    With the modernization of labor laws, experts are optimistic about the potential impacts for the country. For Itaú Unibanco, 1.5 million jobs are expected to be generated in the next four years with just the change in legislation.

  • Data confirms stabilization of the economy, says Central Bank

    Economic growth

    Numbers of the last periods open prospects for a resumption of growth after years of recession

    Commenting on the latest indicators confirming the stabilization of the economy, Central Bank President Ilan Goldfajn said the data open prospects for a resumption of growth after a two-year recession. The analysis was presented at a closed event of Goldman Sachs Bank.

  • Vehicle production rises 17.9% in July, says Anfavea

    Automotive industry

    Data also show the advance of vehicle sales and increased exports

    With the improvement in the economic environment, the  automotive industry has once again raised vehicle production. In July, vehicle manufacturing grew 17.9% compared to the same period last year. The data were disclosed by Anfavea, an entity that represents the automotive sector.

  • Exports of beef up 31% in July

    Agropecuária

    Among the main destinations of Brazilian meat is Hong Kong and China

    After measures that increased strictness in the inspection of animal products, beef exports grew 31% in June compared to the same month last year. With the result, the industry generated a turnover of US $ 540 million.

    The data were released on Friday (4) by Abiec, an entity that represents export industries.

  • Second phase of repatriation regularises R $ 4.6 billion

    Assets Abroad

    With the result, collection with taxes and fines adds up to R $ 1.61 billion

    The IRS regularized R $ 4.6 billion in the second stage of the repatriation of undeclared assets held abroad. As a result, federal taxes and fines totaled R $ 1.61 billion.

    The balance sheet was released on Thursday (3) by the Internal Revenue Service.

  • BRIC Industry Ministers sign industrial exchange plan

    International relations

    The objective is to strengthen cooperation between small and medium-sized enterprises in these countries

    A joint action plan to deepen industrial cooperation among the countries that form the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) was signed on Wednesday (2) during a meeting of the industry ministers of the bloc In Hanghzou, China.

  • Result of the vote in the House resumes optimism with progress of the reforms

    social Security

    Economic agents see strength of federal government to resume the agenda of structural reforms

    Economic agents started the trading session with optimism after the Chamber of Deputies filed a complaint against the President of the Republic, Michel Temer. The assessment is that the federal government is resumption of efforts to approve structural reforms, especially Social Security.

  • Virtual stores are expected to sell $ 1.94 billion on Father's Day

    Celebration

    Lower prices and bullish economy should boost sales. Expectation is 10% increase over the same period of 2016

    With the resurgence of the economy and falling inflation, Internet sales are expected to advance 10% on Father's Day. According to Ebit, information consultancy on e-commerce, the expectation is to reach a turnover of R $ 1.94 billion with the commemorative date.

  • BRIC Industry Ministers sign industrial exchange plan

    International relations

    The objective is to strengthen cooperation between small and medium-sized enterprises in these countries

    A joint action plan to deepen industrial cooperation among the countries that form the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) was signed on Wednesday (2) during a meeting of the industry ministers of the bloc In Hanghzou, China.

  • Cámara approves measure that increases accuracy in the inspection of products of animal origin

    Health inspection

    Value for those who do not follow the rules goes from R $ 15 thousand to R $ 500 thousand

  • Cámara approves measure that increases accuracy in the inspection of products of animal origin

    Health inspection

    Value for those who do not follow the rules goes from R $ 15 thousand to R $ 500 thousand

  • Business confidence up 0.6 point in July

    FGV

    Increase occurred in industry, services and construction

    The Getulio Vargas Foundation's Business Confidence Index (ICE) rose by 0.6 point in July to 84.8 points on a scale of zero to 200 points. Disclosed on Tuesday (1 st), the result reveals part of the recovery of the loss of 2.0 points of the previous month.

  • Companies can already test eSocial as of this Tuesday (1st)

    Employer

    Tool will be responsible for integrating the routine of more than 8 million companies and 40 million workers

  • Trade balance records best July in history

    Foreign trade

    In the accumulated of the year, result is also record and adds US $ 42.5 billion

    The Brazilian trade balance was positive at US $ 6.298 billion in July, the best for the period since the beginning of the historical series. According to data from the Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services, the result is 37.6% higher than in July of last year.

  • Tax regularization program has more than 48 thousand taxpayers

    IRS

    Individuals or legal entities have until August 31 to settle their debts with the National Treasury

    More than 48,000 taxpayers have already opted for the Special Tax Regularization Program (Pert), from the Federal Revenue Service. Until August 31, individuals or companies will have the last opportunity to settle their debts with the National Treasury.

  • Government strategy to expand Brazilian agribusiness exports

    Public policy

    Measure gives greater synergy between public and private institutions. Plan to draw strategies until 2022

    To expand Brazil's participation in international trade in agricultural products, the federal government has created a new action plan called the Strategy for Opening, Expansion and Promotion in the Brazilian Agribusiness International Market 2019-2022.

  • Decree of the government reduces PIS / Cofins rate on ethanol

    Taxes

    Change in taxation generates a reduction of R $ 0.08 per liter of fuel. Rules for gasoline and diesel were not changed