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After many years of stalling on political debates, the Brazilian Congress has just approved a bill of law that is expected to unlock Brazil’s sanitation sector for private investment. The President is expected to sanction the new law in the next days.  With more than 200 million inhabitants and more than 5,000 cities, the country has ...

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Opportunities in Infrastructure in Brazil: Provisional Measure No. 752

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After months of discussion, the Brazilian Federal Government published last Friday (November 25) a Provisional Measure (“PM 752”) establishing alternative solutions for ongoing concessions. These solutions are basically two: (i) contract term extension followed by a commitment of new investments by the concessionaire (applicable to ...

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Brazilian port regulatory agency announces new port projects

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On November 16th, 2016, the Brazilian Port Regulatory Agency (“ANTAQ”) promoted the early renewal of lease agreements related to two important public port terminals: the Container Terminal (TECON) in Salvador Port (Bahia) and the Fertilizer Terminal (Forspar S/A), in Paranaguá’s Port (Paraná). The early renewal was authorized by Federal Law N. ...

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Brazilian Governemnt announces Investment Partnership Program – PPI

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On last 13th September, 2016, the board of the Investment Partnership Program – PPI held its first meeting, in which the Brazilian government announced 34 infrastructure projects (concessions and privatizations). The government has also announced the 10 main guidelines of the Program, included in Federal Law No. 13.334/2016 (PPI Law), ...

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Brazil: infrastructure program drives optimism among investors

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Last week the impeachment of President Dilma was confirmed and Temer officially became the president of Brazil. The cornerstone of the new government is a program to foster private investment in infrastructure projects called PPI – Investment Partnership Program. Back on May 13, when Temer started his interim government, his very first ...

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ANTT publishes the final report of the public hearing for the concession of the Railway between Rio de Janeiro and Espírito Santo

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On last 29th August, 2016, the National Land Transportation Agency (ANTT) published the final report of Public Hearing No. 005/2015, receiving technical contributions for the concession of the railway segment between the states of Rio de Janeiro and of Espírito Santo. The publication of the report of the public hearing may be a step closer ...

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ANTAQ will grant passenger terminal in Salvador Port for private operation

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The National Agency of Waterway Transportation – ANTAQ recently published the request for proposals for the operation of the Maritime Passenger Terminal of the Salvador Port, located in the State of Bahia. The auction will take place on May 24, 2016, at ANTAQ premises in Brasília. According to the Public notice, the future concessionaire ...

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Provisional Presidential Decree increases the limit for foreign capital in Brazilian airline companies from 20% to 49%

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The Provisional Presidential Decree N. 714 / 2016, issued by president Dilma Roussef last week, increases the limit for foreign capital in Brazilian airline companies from the current 20% to 49%. Limit for foreign capital may be even higher than 49% depending on reciprocity agreements to be negotiated on a case by case basis with […]

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Land Ahead: New Opportunities in the Port Sector

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The Port sector in Brazil has sailed in with new opportunities in 2016. The Minister of Ports, Helder Barbalho, has just announced new investments of R$ 51 billion resulting from National Program of Ports Logistics (PNLP). This is definitely an attempt to lure some big fish to the port sector! Infrastructure concession auctions will be […]

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Brazilian Ports Update: Six Port Terminals in Northern Brazil to be granted for Private Operation

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On January 22, 2016, the Brazilian Ports Ministry (SEP) and the National Waterway Transportation Agency (Antaq) initiated the bidding processes to grant the operation of six port terminals located in the State of Pará to private parties, comprising: 3 areas for handling and storage of solid bulk of vegetal origin located in the Outeiro ...

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