Industry representatives forecast a positive 2017 for Brazil

Industry representatives forecast a positive 2017 for Brazil

Chamber Articles Category: Economic News Post Date: 03/15/17 Source: BrazilGovNews By: BrazilGovNews
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For João Henrique de Almeida Sousa, president of the SESI National Council, measures taken by the federal government will lead to the resumption of economic growth.

With Brazil leaving the economic crisis behind and looking at a resumption of growth, industry representatives believe the country has "extremely positive" prospects for 2017. Many of them have praised the measures taken by the federal government to help the country grow again during a meeting with President Michel Temer.

This Tuesday (14 March), Temer hosted a meeting at the Presidential Palace with several industry representatives to discuss infrastructure, economic measures and local demands of different stakeholders. The meeting was attended by the President of the National Council of the Industry Social Services (SESI), João Henrique de Almeida Sousa, the President of the National Confederation of Industry (CNI), Roberto Braga de Andrade, and heads of state-level industry federations.

The industry representatives see measures such as labour and pension reforms as essential to the resumption of growth. "The measures President Michel Temer has been taking throughout his administration will certainly yield very positive results for our industry, and consequently to Brazil," said the SESI president.

This is the fifth of several meetings between Temer and state-level businesspeople. For this one, four states were represented: Rondônia, Roraima, Mato Grosso and Tocantins. In an interview to Portal, Planalto, Sousa said that two other meetings will be held, after which businesspeople from all over the country will have had the chance to provide input to the president. Read Full Article