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  • Average domestic ticket price drops in first half


    According to Anac, of the domestic air fares sold during the first six months of 2017, 58.2% were lower than R $ 300

    A report released on Tuesday (19) by the National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) shows that the average domestic air fare dropped 2.6% in the first half of 2017. Compared to the same period last year, the average value marketed was R $ 323.62.

  • Officials must control FGTS statement, warns Ministry of Labor


    Folder orientation deals with set of alternatives available to the worker in case of absence of deposits

    The Ministry of Labor directs that every employee with a formal contract maintains control of his Statement of Guarantee Fund for Time of Service (FGTS). The attention goes to see if the employer has correctly deposited the FGTS.

  • Improved economy facilitates consumer access to loans


    Fall of interest allied to the reduction of inflation benefits demand for credit

    With the fall in inflation and basic interest rates, Brazilians are beginning to feel the improvement in the country's economic conditions. This is reflected in the easier access to credit lines. 

  • Trade balance reaches surplus of US $ 1.08 billion in the third week of September


    Semimanufactured and basic products increased in the period. Exports reach US $ 9.108 billion and imports US $ 6.654 billion

  • Army and Aeronautics buy family agriculture products in four states

    Small producer

    The two forces will open public calls in the amount of R $ 2 million in Mato Grosso do Sul, Pernambuco, Rio Grande do Sul and Rondônia

  • Market reduces inflation estimate in 2017 and 2018

    Focus Bulletin

    Analysts also cut interest projections next year. Strongest GDP growth forecast in 2018

    Financial market economists have again reduced inflation projections in 2017 and 2018. For this year, the Broad Consumer Price Index (IPCA), which measures official inflation, is set at 3.08% , against a previous estimate of 3.14%.

  • Petrobras produced 2.7 million barrels of oil per day in August


    Of this total, 2.6 million barrels were produced in Brazil and 107 thousand barrels abroad

    In August, Petrobras produced 2.72 million barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed), of which 2.61 million were produced in Brazil and 107 thousand abroad. Average oil production in the country was 2.11 million barrels per day (bpd), in line with July's volume.

  • Passenger movement grows 2.12% at airports in June


    According to the Ministry of Transportation, 15.7 million travelers passed through Brazilian airports in the period; was the fourth consecutive month of high in the sector

  • Program increases company productivity by 51%

    Brazil More Productive

    Percentage is above the initial target of 20%; more than 1,000 factories have already received program actions

  • Anac signs agreement with China to expand air services

    Civil Aviation

    Measure will benefit both companies that already operate between the two destinations as companies of other nationalities

    The National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) and the Chinese aviation authority signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday to expand the air services agreement between the two countries.

  • The third phase of the salary bonus is released this Thursday (14)


    Workers who are having a birthday in September and whose registration in the public service ends in number 2

    Workers who were born in September will be able to withdraw payment of salary bonuses from this Thursday (14). The Ministry of Labor will also release the PIS / Pasep amounts to public servants whose registration ends with number 2.

  • GDP Preview points to 0.41% in July


    Central Bank indicator suggests activity growth at the beginning of the third quarter. In the year, ICB-Br increased by 0.14%

    Economic activity entered the third quarter of the year on the rise. Data from the Central Bank indicate that the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased by 0.41% in July, compared to the previous month.

  • Soy and corn boost positive balance performance


    Agribusiness exports reached record sales of US $ 9.04 billion

    The good performance of the agribusiness trade balance was driven mainly by record grain exports. According to data from the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock,   August's agribusiness exports reached US $ 9.04 billion, up 18.5% compared to US $ 7.63 billion exported in the same period last year.

  • Companies will have to report to the Caged


    Rule applies to professional drivers of small and medium-sized vehicles; of urban, metropolitan and road buses; and loads in general

  • Government measures generate solid results for the country's economy


    Improvement in the main indicators led to an increase in confidence in the economic scenario; positive numbers indicate end of recession

    In the last year, the Brazilian economy started a process of resumption of growth. Some important measures were adopted by the federal government and, with this, the Country began to reap positive results in the political and economic scenarios.

  • Safra 2016/2017 grows 30.4% and beats record


    Impacts of the crop are positive for both domestic and foreign markets

    The expectation for the 2016/2017 grain crop is a new record. According to the latest estimate by the Brazilian Institute of Geography (IBGE), there should be a growth of 30.4% compared to the previous harvest, reaching 240.9 million tons. The data were released by the institute on Tuesday (12).

  • BC: reforms and concessions are fundamental for the Brazilian economy

    Copom Minutes

    In a document, directors of the Central Bank reinforce the importance of consolidating economic growth


  • Commerce registers best result for July from 2013


    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


    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.