BRF, Brazil’s largest poultry meat processor, has announced it will invest R$292 million ($53 mm) in the state of Paraná until 2022, in addition to resuming turkey production at its Francisco Beltrão plant, according to a statement published.
Source: 6 Minutos
In view of the difficulty and the great demand of companies to obtain credit, the National Program of Support to Micro and Small Enterprises (Pronampe) should return in the coming days seeking to give a new impetus to companies in crisis. Projections indicate that R$ 5 billion ($900 mm) should be directed to this credit line.
Source: Jornal Contabil
With the demand for products such as soybeans and iron ore in high demand, especially in China, Brazilian exports should jump this year and the trade balance register a record positive balance. Banks and consulting firms estimate that the surplus may reach $ 73 billion.
Source: UOL Economia
One of the winners of the auction for isolated systems, Brasil Bio Fuels will invest around R$ 80 million ($14.5 mm) in the lots that it managed to win in the contest. The company’s president, Milton Steagall, said that BBF, which is the largest palm oil producer in Latin America, used its successful experience in Rondônia, where it has plants. The fuel will be produced in the state, generating jobs for local labour.
Source: Canal Energia
The Brazilian Industrial Research and Innovation Company (Embrapii) has launched a public call to select two Brazilian research institutes that may receive, over a five-year period, investments of up to R$60 million ($21 mm) each to become hardware competence centres (called CCHs) for national industry.
Source: Agencia Brasil