At the invitation of Michel Temer, governor of Amazonas participates in launch of Agro Plan More

Melo had meetings to discuss the release of oil royalties for AM and operationalization of financing R $ 300 millions.
25/08/2016 08h36 - Updated 25/08/2016 10h02
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In Brasilia (DF) articulating the release of funds to the Amazon, the governor, Jose Melo, participated on Wednesday, 24 of August, the launch of the Agro Plan More, the federal government. The package 69 measures announced by interim president Michel Temer and aims to reduce the bureaucracy of the Brazilian agribusiness, with efficiency gains in the sector's economy around R $ 1 billion.

In the federal capital, the governor of Amazonas had meetings to discuss the release of oil royalties to the state and the operationalization of financing R $ 300 million with the Bank of Brazil for the implementation of the new Environmental Economic Matrix, which foresees investments in fish farming and revitalization of local roads.

Jose Melo followed the ceremony of Temer invitation and said that the new plan should contribute to the resumption of the country's growth. "The package meets the needs of the Brazilian agribusiness and has the potential to lead to an improvement in sector performance, that is so fundamental to the Brazilian economy. This directly benefits the Amazon economy, the Manaus Free Trade Zone, which has in the domestic market the main force. When Brazil goes well, the Amazon economy moves faster ??, said.

The Agro Plan More is the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (Map). According to the federal government, the measures will be implemented immediately. Between them, the end of the re-inspection at ports and coming from units shipments with Federal Inspection Service (SIF). The two measures should generate the government and the private sector estimated efficiency gains of R $ 1 billion annually. This value is 0,2% of the annual turnover of Brazilian agribusiness, estimated at around R $ 500 billion.

With the plan, will be the end of the re-inspection at ports and welcome shipments of units with SIF, the launch of the label system and animal products, changing Freezing pork (-18° C to -12 ° C), revision of phytosanitary certification rules and acceptance of digital reports also in Spanish and English.

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