Ministry of Finance (Brazil)

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Ministry of Finance
Esplanada dos Ministérios, Bloco P
Current minister Joaquim Levy
Established 11 March 1808
Annual budget $13.2 billion (2007)[1]

The Ministry of Finance (Portuguese: Ministério da Fazenda) of Brazil was created in 1808 with the title Secretaria de Estado dos Negócios do Brasil e da Fazenda. The ministry is responsible for formulating and implementing the country's economic policy. Joaquim Levy is the current Minister of Finance as of January 1, 2015, when he took office during the presidential inauguration of Dilma Rousseff's second term.[2]

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  1. ^ Contas Abertas
  2. ^ "Ministers Take Office in a Ceremony in Brasilia". Portal Brasil (in Portuguese) (Brasilia, Brazil). Imprensa Oficial. 2015-01-01. Retrieved 2015-02-01. 

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