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Development

Brasil Investment Forum is attracting executives from 42 countries

Inter-American Development Bank event will be held in São Paulo on 30 and 31 May

Partnerships

Visit to China in 2016 contributed to make the agreement possible

US$ 20B Brazil-China fund will contemplate several sectors projects

Infrastructure projects in Brazil are receiving a boost to enter into operation during a special session of the Brasil Investment Forum

Agricultural Development

Brazil is the main exporter of coffee, sugar, orange juice, poultry, meat, corn and soy

Brazilian agribusiness sector now to explore new technologies

Bayer’s head of global trade stated that agribusiness in the country has favourable conditions for planting

Science and Technology

Government is developing projects to encourage the production and dissemination of science

Brazil ensures opportunities with incentive mechanisms

Areas such as research, technology and innovation will be offering better conditions to foreign enterprises

Defence and Security

Citizenship and Justice

International Cooperation

Extradition requires a an arrest warrant or a sentence determining imprisonment

Brazil-India extradition agreement is now in force

With the measure, Brazilians and Indians who commit crimes and have arrest warrants against them can be sent back to their countries of origin

International Relations

Government

Article

Temer makes statement to the press

President Michel Temer: “We will defend Brazil"

In an article published in newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo, president pointed out that the false accusations have put Brazil on the verge of an institutional crisis

Official Note

Temer: "We cannot throw so much work done for the country in the garbage of history"

In a statement at the Presidential Palace, Michel Temer defended the government's efforts to get Brazil out of the crisis

Economy and Employment

Oil and Gas

In a letter to employees, Pedro Parente highlighted Petrobras's positive results over the last twelve months

Petrobras CEO celebrates turnaround of the company

In a letter to Petrobras employees, Pedro Parente celebrates advances in his tenure and reaffirms commitment to the company

Central Bank

Driven by positive trade balance numbers, Brazil's current account had a surplus in April, helping the deficit in the foreign sector to be reduced

April current account has best result in 10 years

Current account had a US$ 1.153 billion surplus, the best result for the month since 2007

Economic Recovery

Central Bank: Brazilian economy must continue on "virtuous path"

Brazilian Central Bank governor highlighted the importance of economic advances and the country's ability to react to internal and external shocks

Agribusiness

Foreign Trade

Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply meets Qatari Minister of Economy

Qatar to send business mission to Brazil in September 2017

Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply Blairo Maggi has just finished a government/business mission to the Middle East that also included Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia

Science and Technology

MycoAntar Project

Scientists travel to the icy continent between October and March each year to collect fungi samples

Researchers look at Antarctic fungi for drug against dengue fever

UFMG scientists are testing over 5,000 substances obtained in the icy continent in search of antivirals for humans

GLOBE Programme

Programme trains teachers to foster scientific learning and conduct measurements of environmental parameters

NASA promotes Aedes aegypti research in three Brazilian cities

São José dos Campos, Rio and Paranaguá will host the GLOBE programme, an initiative to collect environmental data from around the world

Historical City

Paraty hosts a traditional Literary Festival every year with international and national writers

Meet tradition, literature and outdoors all together in Paraty

Between the Atlantic Forest and Angra dos Reis lays a beautiful colonial city, very well preserved and very welcoming

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