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  • Resources from the Safra 2017/2018 Plan will be released as of this second (3)

    Agricultural credit

    The federal government has released R $ 190.25 billion for costing, marketing and investments in agriculture and livestock

  • Analysis confirms food safety of poultry sold to EU

    Exports

    Report sent to the European Union confirms food and sanitary security in production. Ministry will strengthen number of inspectors

    The Ministry of Agriculture has sent to the European Union a report proving the food safety of poultry produced in Brazil. The analyzes made in refrigerators ruled out the existence of two types of salmonellas that can affect public health: tifimurium and enteritidis.

  • Monetary council reduces inflation target for 2019 and 2020

    Inflation

    After extraordinary organ meeting, economic team revised down the index, for the first time since 2003

    For the first time in 14 years, the National Monetary Council (CMN) has revised down the inflation target for the coming years. At a press conference on Thursday (29), the economic team announced an inflation target of 4.25% for 2019 and 4% for 2020, both with a 1.5 percentage point tolerance.

  • Machinery industry revenue grows 5.3% in May

    Machines and equipment

    Exports in the sector grew 12.3% in the month and accumulated a rise of 1.1% in 2017

    Net sales of the national machinery and equipment industry grew by 5.3% in May, compared to the same period last year. With this performance, the revenues of the sector totaled R $ 6 billion. Compared to the previous month, the turnover of companies in the sector was 24% higher.

  • Inflation target and National Monetary Council: understand the role of each

    Inflation

    After 14 years, economic staff reduces the inflation rate to be sought by the government. Percentage is valid for 2019 and 2020

  • Monetary council reduces inflation target for 2019 and 2020

    Inflation

    After extraordinary organ meeting, economic team revised down the index, for the first time since 2003

    For the first time in 14 years, the National Monetary Council (CMN) has revised down the inflation target for the coming years. At a press conference on Thursday (29), the economic team announced an inflation target of 4.25% for 2019 and 4% for 2020, both with a 1.5 percentage point tolerance.

  • Interest on households falls and falls below 17 months

    Your pocket

    Most credit modalities were cheaper in May. Average rate decreased to 63.8% per year

    With the fall in the Selic rate and measures taken by the government to boost the economy, loans and financing are increasingly cheaper for the consumer. In May, average interest rates on households fell to the lowest level in 17 months.

  • Diesel, meat, cars and oil are highlights of the industrial sector

    Trade

    Products accounted for 9.9% of industry revenues in 2015, according to IBGE

    During the course of 2015, trade in diesel, fresh or chilled beef, automobiles and crude oils generated profits of R $ 2.16 trillion for Brazilian industry, which corresponded to 9.9% of the sector's revenue.

  • Amazonas receives fluvial unit of merchandise analysis

    Oversight

    Unit will inspect helmets, fire extinguishers, food and packaging, health instruments, among others.

    The municipality of Irandura, in the state of Amazonas, was the stage for the inauguration of the first Basic Fluvial Unit for Metrological Surveillance (UBFF) in Brazil. Surveillance services will be offered in fuel pumps, commercial balances, helmets, toys and fire extinguishers, among others.

  • Report on the proposal for labor modernization is read in CCJ

    More Employment

    After the reading, the request for collective hearings was granted. Senators will have a week to evaluate the document

    Senate government leader Romero Jucá (PMDB-RR) has read the report he made for the labor modernization project. The reading took place in the Commission of Constitution, Justice and Citizenship (CCJ), where it should be voted next Wednesday (28).

  • Trade confidence up 23.8% in June

    CNC

    With expectations of increased sales and influenced by economic reforms, business optimism advances

    Faced with expectations of increased sales, the confidence of business entrepreneurs returned to growth in June. In comparison with the same period last year, the advance was 23.8%. The data comes from the National Confederation of Commerce of Goods, Services and Tourism (CNC), and were released on Tuesday (20).

  • GDP begins Q2 higher, experts say

    Economic Recovery

    Different studies show that April was positive for the Brazilian economy, with positive performance of industry and services

    Indicators from different institutions suggest that the country has assumed a recovery path. Data from the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV), the Central Bank, Serasa Experian and Itaú Unibanco show that April was a positive month for the economy, with growth in Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

  • Staff perks – workers want early finish Fridays and flexible hours

    New research on office workers show the perks people want and get and it might not be as expensive to offer as you might think.

    A lot of employers have the perception that offering staff benefits has to cost a fortune, but new research from Paymentsense shows that it’s not the expensive perks that employees actually want.

  • Inflation slows in seven capitals surveyed by FGV

    Cost of living

    Prices fell in Brasília, Belo Horizonte and Rio de Janeiro. In the other capitals there was a deceleration of the inflation indicator

    Inflation has given a truce to the consumer's pocket in all major capitals of the country. According to a survey of the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV), from seven sites surveyed, all of them presented a deceleration or a fall in prices.

  • Trade confidence up 23.8% in June

    CNC

    With expectations of increased sales and influenced by economic reforms, business optimism advances

    Faced with expectations of increased sales, the confidence of business entrepreneurs returned to growth in June. In comparison with the same period last year, the advance was 23.8%. The data comes from the National Confederation of Commerce of Goods, Services and Tourism (CNC), and were released on Tuesday (20).

  • Trade balance is positive in the third week of June

    Exports

    Sales of basic items and manufactured goods advanced against the second week of the month and boosted exports

    Brazilian exports surpassed imports in the third week of June. According to the Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services, the country recorded a positive trade balance of US $ 1.36 billion.

  • Petrobras increases oil output by 3.9% in May

    Oil and Gas

    In May, the state produced 2.18 million barrels per day in Brazil. At the pre-salt level alone, the company reached 1.57 million barrels

    Average oil production in Brazil reached 2.18 million barrels per day (bpd) in May, a volume 3.9% higher than in April. The information is from Petrobras and was released on Monday (19).

  • Analysts forecast June price drop

    Focus Bulletin

    Expectation is that the IPCA drops 0.07% in the month. If number is confirmed, it will be the first drop in 11 years

  • Petrobras determines reduction of gasoline and diesel prices in refineries

    Fuel oil

    With the state's determination, price to the final consumer may fall. Decrease reflects changes in the international price of a barrel of oil

    Petrobras reported on Wednesday (14) the reduction of the average value of fuels in Brazilian refineries. According to the state, the decrease will be 2.3% for gasoline and 5.8% for diesel.

  • Petrobras determines reduction of gasoline and diesel prices in refineries

    Fuel oil

    With the state's determination, price to the final consumer may fall. Decrease reflects changes in the international price of a barrel of oil

    Petrobras reported on Wednesday (14) the reduction of the average value of fuels in Brazilian refineries. According to the state, the decrease will be 2.3% for gasoline and 5.8% for diesel.

  • Largest banks in Brazil create company for credit analysis

    Financial management

    With the organization of a database, the intention is to improve lending in Caixa, Banco do Brasil, Bradesco, Santander and Itaú

  • GDP forecast shows growth of 0.28% in April

    IBC-Br

    Central Bank Indicator suggests growth in April pulled by trade, services and industry

    Driven by the recovery of industry, commerce and the services sector, Brazil started to grow again in April. Central Bank data show that, in comparison with March, the advance was 0.28%.

  • Largest banks in Brazil create company for credit analysis

    Financial management

    With the organization of a database, the intention is to improve lending in Caixa, Banco do Brasil, Bradesco, Santander and Itaú

  • Soybeans lead agribusiness exports in May

    Trade balance

    Product sales reached US $ 4.72 billion in the month, equivalent to 48.8% of the total shipped by the sector

    Soybeans led agribusiness exports in May. Data from the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply show that sales of the product reached US $ 4.72 billion in the month, equivalent to 48.8% of the total shipped by the sector.