Ministry of the Economy (Brazil)
|Formed||28 June 1808|
|Headquarters||Brasília, Distrito Federal|
|Annual budget||R$ 38,6 billion (2015)|
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The Ministry of the Economy (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. Henrique Meirelles is the current Minister of Finance as of May 12, 2016, when he replaced Nelson Barbosa.
Notes and references
- Portal Orçamento (October 2014). "Projeto de Lei Orçamentária para 2015" (PDF). Senado federal. pp. 23–24. Retrieved 3 January 2015.
- "Meirelles assume Fazenda e diz estar preparado para enfrentar problemas". Folha (in Portuguese). Brasilia, Brazil. 2016-05-12. Retrieved 2016-05-20.
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