The November Trade Business Confidence Index (ICEC) grew 4.78% compared to October, FecomercioSP reported. It is the fifth consecutive improvement in the margin index. The improvement was driven by growth in its three components as well. The Current Conditions Index (ICAEC) advanced 7.38%, while the Expectations Index (IEEC) grew 2.64% and the Investment Index (IIEC) rose 6.59.
Source: UOL Economia
The Renovabio programme, which sets targets for decarbonisation in fuel distribution, has reached the mark of 15 million validated decarbonisation credits (CBios), the ANP reported. That amount guarantees the availability of CBios for total compliance with the target of 14.9 million credits established by the government for 2019 and 2020.
Source: Money Times
A webinar organized by SIMA and Abisolo aimed to discuss the composting and disposal of solid waste in Brazil. For the sector entities, the reuse of waste by agribusiness is fundamental to save the extraction of new mineral resources, increase the life span of landfills and increase the productivity of the field.
Source: Invest SP
São Paulo state has surpassed the mark of 500 MW operating in distributed generation from the solar source, points out ABSOLAR. With this, SP assumed the second position in the state ranking of photovoltaic GD in Brazil. The same mapping indicates that Santa Catarina surpassed the mark of 200 MW operating in GD and occupies the seventh position in the same ranking.
Source: Portal Solar
Santander Brasil announced special conditions for financing hybrid and electric cars in the country, together with its online classified vehicle portal Webmotors. The financing division of the institution will offer rates starting at 0.77% per month for purchases of these cars, with payment plans of 24 to 60 instalments, the bank said.
Source: Noticias Agricolas