Archive for February, 2013

Brazil creates 1,163,847 formal jobs in the last 12 months

Comments Off | 02-26-2013

In January of this year, 28,900 formal jobs were created in the country, corresponding to a growth of 0.07% over the previous month, according to data from the General Register of Employed and Unemployed Persons (CAGED), released on Friday (February 22) by the Ministry of Labor and Employment (MTE). 1,794,272 admissions and 1,765,372 dismissals were [...]

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Spending by foreigners in Brazil hits new record

Comments Off | 02-26-2013

Foreign tourists have never spent as much in Brazil as they did in January. The foreign exchange earnings from tourism of US$ 695 million is a record figure for the month. It exceeds the US$ 666 million spent in tourist destinations across the country in the same period last year by 4.42%.
“The result is of [...]

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In Paraná, Rousseff says the agricultural sector will have more funds and low interest

Comments Off | 02-7-2013

While visiting Cascavel (in the state of Paraná) on Monday, February 4, President Dilma Rousseff said that the federal government will expand funds and lower interest rates for the agricultural sector. According to the president, who attended a delivery ceremony for 29 backhoes to municipalities in Paraná, the record figures for the 2012/2013 harvest will [...]

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Ibermedia Program opens registration for support applications in 2013

Comments Off | 02-7-2013

Proposals will be accepted for support to training programs, the development of film and TV projects, and co-production of Ibero-American films
The Ibermedia Program today opened its 2013 invitation for support applications, with the period for submission of proposals running until April 30. Created in 1997 and ratified by the 18 countries that finance the program, [...]

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BNDES and ANCINE release R$ 146 million credit line for digital upgrades in Brazilian movie theaters

Comments Off | 02-5-2013

On Thursday, January 31, BNDES and the National Cinema Agency (ANCINE) released a new line of credit, in the amount of R$ 146 million, designed to accelerate the process of installing digital upgrades in Brazilian movie theaters.
The announcement was made by the Minister of Culture, Marta Suplicy, the President of ANCINE, Manoel Rangel, and BNDES [...]

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MEC to have R$ 80 million to finance university extension programs and projects

Comments Off | 02-5-2013

The Ministry of Education (MEC) will make approximately R$ 80 million available to finance university extension programs and projects. According to the MEC portal, public higher education institutions have until March 22 to submit proposals for extension activities. Through the University Extension Program (PROEXT), educational institutions will be able to apply for funding of up [...]

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