Tag: privatizations

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The PoderData poll conducted from June 19 to 21 shows that 55% of Brazilians oppose the privatization of Petrobras, the largest oil company in Latin America with headquarters in Rio de Janeiro. The rate...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mario Povia, national secretary for ports at the Ministry of Infrastructure, said the government is "within" the deadline to privatize the Port of Santos before the end of 2022. According to him, the ministry...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The country's busiest airport has cleared the final hurdle before being awarded to the private sector. The Federal Court of Accounts (TCU) yesterday (1) approved the auction of Congonhas Airport in Sao Paulo and...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Minister Vital do Rêgo of the Federal Court of Accounts (TCU) asked for 60 days of access to the procedure for the privatization of Eletrobras. This tool would allow him more time to give...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The privatization of Eletrobras, considered one of the largest energy companies in Latin America, is in danger of failing. In the hearing scheduled for this Wednesday (20), before the Federal Court of Accounts (TCU),...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Workers' Party (PT) leader, former president of Brazil, and ex-convict Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, reiterated Wednesday his opposition to the privatization of the country's and Latin America's largest electric utility, Eletrobras. The leftist leader,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Unitary Federation of Petroleum Workers (FUP) and its affiliated unions will close this year in a national strike in protest against government threats of possible privatization of Petrobras, Brazil's largest company, the association...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The sum of R$20 billion - a little more than US$3.5 billion - is the number of investments projected during the privatization or divestiture process of five port authorities in Brazil. This was detailed...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian government is now adopting a new, faster, and more bureaucratic concession model. It is known as "authorization", an instrument already foreseen in Brazilian legislation but little used. This model is now being...

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