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
Website www.fazenda.gov.br
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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.[2]

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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. ^ "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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