Brazil can surprise and grow by 5% if it abandons “defeatist psychology and the discrediting of democracy”. According to finance Minister, growth depends on the country itself and on the political forces ceasing to act in accordance with the elections.
Source: Valor Investe
Brazil is ranked 66th in the best countries to open a business online. The list was made by Best Accounting Software, an organization dedicated to evaluating systems for small businesses. More than 200 countries were evaluated, but only 99 appear in the ranking due to lack of data in some places.
Small business defaults on credit operations reached their lowest level in 2020, compared to the results of a series started in 2012, according to a study by Sebrae. Considering individual micro-entrepreneurs (MEIs), micro-enterprises, and small businesses, defaults in the third quarter of 2020 were 3.3%.
Source: G1 Economia
The Energisa group announced that it plans to invest R$3.87 billion ($717 mn) in 2021, of which R$2.77 billion ($522 mn) will go to distributors and R$833.8 million ($157 mn) to the transmission area. Alsol, a subsidiary specialised in distributed generation, is expected to receive R$204.8 million ($38.5 mn), among the group’s 11 distributors. Resources will be applied with focus on the programme for universalisation, expansion, maintenance of electricity networks and combat energy stealing.
Source: Energia Hoje
In relation to the quantity registered in 2019, the volume of photovoltaic modules imported into the Brazilian market grew by 16%, reaching the 4.76 GW mark in 2020, according to a Greener study. The report indicates that in December, the volume imported reached 383 MWp. The fluctuation in module volume reflects the uncertainties of a challenging market in 2020,” the company said.
Source: Portal Solar