Ministry of the Economy (Brazil)

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Ministry of the Economy
Ministry overview
Formed 28 June 1808
Headquarters Brasília, Distrito Federal
Annual budget R$ 38,6 billion (2015)[1]
Minister responsible
  • Eduardo Guardia
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The Ministry of the Economy (Portuguese: Ministério da Fazenda, lit. Ministry of Farms) 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, fiscal and financial policy under the President's supervision. As of April 6, 2018, Eduardo Guardia is the Minister of Finance, replacing Henrique Meirelles.[2]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Portal Orçamento (October 2014). "Projeto de Lei Orçamentária para 2015" (PDF). Senado federal. pp. 23–24. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  2. ^ Martello, Alexandro; Sousa, Yvna (April 6, 2018). "Meirelles deixa Fazenda e anuncia Eduardo Guardia como novo ministro" [Meirelles leaves Ministry of the Economy and announces Eduardo Guardia as new minister] (in Portuguese). G1. Retrieved April 9, 2018.