ANNOUNCEMENT 23 Jul 2013

In July 2013, the government of Brazil announced a change in the required local operations to serve domestic customers.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



BNDES press release of 23 July 2013 (in Portuguese): http://www.bndes.gov.br/SiteBNDES/bndes/bndes_pt/Institucional/Sala_de_Imprensa/Destaques_Primeira_Pagina/20130723_supervia.html

Colby, Seth. (2012). Explaining the BNDES: what it is, what it does and how it works. CEBRI Artigos, Volume 3, Ano VII, p. 6: http://www.cebri.org/portal/publicacoes/cebri-artigos/explaining-the-bndes

BNDES, Condi??es espec?ficas: http://www.bndes.gov.br/SiteBNDES/bndes/bndes_pt/Institucional/Apoio_Financeiro/clientes.html

BDNES, Itens pass?veis de apoio condicionado: http://www.bndes.gov.br/SiteBNDES/bndes/bndes_pt/Institucional/Apoio_Financeiro/itens_apoio.html


Inception date: 23 Jul 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Local operations

On 23 July 2013, the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) announced that they are going to support a transportation program in the metropolitan area of Rio de Janeiro with a loan of BRL 1.6billion financing 30 trains of domestic production. The contract has been finalized between the federal state of Rio de Janeiro and the transportation company SuperVia including an investment amounting BRL 3.3billion for a period of 23 years, i.e., expiring in 2023.
 
In general, the Brazilian Development Bank provides credits with below-market interest rates to legal persons (private or public) with headquarters and administrations in Brazil.In the case of companies with headquarters abroad, majorityshareholders (private or public) need to have residence in Brazil. Besides this, the bank imposes local content requirementson goods (mainly capital goods), services and software. However, itmakes exceptions when there is no national production of those goods.

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