Caixa Econômica Federal will offer microcredit as a support to Brazilians after the emergency aid ends this month. The amount will be R$10 billion ($1.9 bn) and will also serve as a growth strategy for the institution in the coming years. According to Caixa, the goal is for about 10 million Brazilian entrepreneurs to benefit from small loans of up to R$1,000 ($192.00).
Source: Jornal Contabil
Brazilian exports surpassed imports by R$19.6 billion ($3.7 bn) in November, according to data released Tuesday by the Ministry of Economy. The new positive result of the trade balance occurs with the sale of R$ 92.2 billion ($17.5 bn) abroad and imports of R$ 72.6 billion ($13.8 billion) in goods.
The National Treasury reported that the announced external issuance, involving the reopening of the 5-year (Global 2025), 10-year (Global 2030) and 30-year (Global 2050) benchmarks, raised a total of $2.5 billion. The financial settlement will take place on December 8, added the Treasury
Source: Money Times
The third quarter began with a strong start in the Brazilian industry, with production growing for the sixth month in a row. Brazilian industrial production rose 1.1% in October over the previous month, according to data released by the IBGE. With an accumulated 39% rise in the six months of positive results, the sector is 1.4% above February’s level before the worsening of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country.
Cemig has announced that it will buy 49% of solar power plants for R$54.49 million ($10.3 mm). The action will be possible through the company’s subsidiary, Cemig SIM. The company said there are seven Special Purpose Companies (or SPCs) aimed at generating energy from solar photovoltaic sources for the GD market, tottaling an installed capacity of 29.45MWp. With this acquisition, the assets total 46.27 MWp.
Source: Portal Solar