BNDES signs agreement with Mozambique National Investment Bank
The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Investment Bank S.A. (BNI), a financial institution controlled by Mozamibque’s Management Institute of State Holdings (IGEPE), with the head offices in Maputo.
BNDES receives US$ 335 million from Germany’s KfW bank in support of renewable energy
On Monday, July 21, 2014, in Berlin, the BNDES and Germany’s KfW bank signed a loan agreement to the tune of US$ 335 million. Resources, raised by the Brazilian bank, will be used to finance wind park projects to be implemented in Brazil by Brazilian companies. The operation is the largest ever carried out by the German development bank in Brazil.
BNDES signs accords with China’s financial institutions
Today, the president of the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES), Mr. Luciano Coutinho, signed memoranda of understanding between the Bank and Chinese financial institutions. The ceremony was held at the presidential Planalto Palace in Brasília, during a meeting between President Dilma Rousseff and China’s president, Xi Jinping, who has been in the country since the beginning of the week, when he took part in the VI Brics Summit.
BRICS development banks sign a cooperation agreement for innovation
On July 15, 2014, the presidents of the development banks in countries that comprise the BRICS – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – signed a cooperation agreement for innovation. Formalized during the VI Brics Summit, the Brics Multilateral Cooperation Agreement on Innovation aims at providing support for projects and initiatives that foster investments in technological innovation as well as innovation in processes and products throughout several areas of industry, services and agribusiness.