Financial Operations

I do not think that we avoid the appreciation of real goods. Brazil is a strong economy and has a strong currency, said Mantega and probably be right. 2% tax on capital inflows while reducing the expected income investments is not the point of leaving them to be attractive. It For this reason, although you can expect a drop in capital inflows into the Brazilian economy, foreign capital will continue to benefit land passport to visit Brazil. Officials estimate that Brazil’s economy has received U.S. $ 18.

000 million in foreign investment so far this year. This explains the fact that the Bovespa build up from 62.3% in the year (80.2% from its low), as real. It also explains the exchange rate appreciation that took the dollar from R $ 2.31 earlier this year to its current price of R $ 1.74, which gives it a higher return on investment when measured in dollars. It is not the main objective nor wanted by the new measure, but certainly will welcome the additional revenue generated by the new tax. According to estimates by the Brazilian tax office, the new tax Tax on Financial Operations (IOF) for the entry of foreign capital into the country generate an annual revenue of R $ 4. 000 million, ie about U.S.

$ 2. 288 million, which may well be used in new investments (for the Olympic Games “perhaps?), In social policies to reduce poverty or to strengthen the fiscal situation of the country. These revenue estimates are prepared on the basis of a 20% expected reduction in capital inflows.