Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade

The Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (Portuguese: Ministério do Desenvolvimento, Indústria, e Comércio Exterior, abbreviated MDIC) is a cabinet-level federal ministry in Brazil. The current acting Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade is Marcos Jorge de Lima.

Ministry of Development, Industry, and Foreign Trade
Ministry overview
Formed22 July 1960
HeadquartersBrasília, Distrito Federal
Annual budgetR$ 3,3 billion (2015)[1]
Minister responsible
  • Marcos Jorge de Lima (acting)
Websitewww.desenvolvimento.gov.br

The ministry oversees the Brazilian National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES), the National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI), the National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (INMETRO) and the Superintendence of the Manaus Free Trade Zone (SUFRAMA). The minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade also chairs the Chamber of Foreign Trade (CAMEX), a 7-ministers of State board linked to the Presidency of the Republic.

References

  1. Portal Orçamento (October 2014). "Projeto de Lei Orçamentária para 2015" (PDF). Senado federal. pp. 23–24. Retrieved 2 January 2015.


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