Brazil’s Congress approves bill to privatize Eletrobras

The lower house of the Brazilian Congress passed legislation on Monday paving the way for the selling off of the state’s majority shares in South America’s largest energy company Eletrobras.

With the sale of its 61% stake in the utility giant, formally known as Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA, the Brazilian government is hoping to raise around 25 billion reais ($5 billion, €4.2 billion).


Via DW


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