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The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) is the main financing agent for development in Brazil. Since its foundation, in 1952, the BNDES has played a fundamental role in stimulating the expansion of industry and infrastructure in the country. Over the course of the Bank’s history, its operations have evolved in accordance with the Brazilian socio-economic challenges, and now they include support for exports, technological innovation, sustainable socio-environmental development and the modernization of public administration.

The Bank offers several financial support mechanisms to Brazilian companies of all sizes as well as public administration entities, enabling investments in all economic sectors. In any supported undertaking, from the analysis phase up to the monitoring, the BNDES emphasizes three factors it considers strategic: innovation, local development and socio-environmental development.

In the 21st century, the BNDES aligns its operations with the reality of a globalized world, with economies deeply connected, and intensifies its efforts to take on roles and duties that surpass the borders of Brazil, in compliance with the increase of the international insertion of the country. Today, the Bank has offices in London, one of the most important financial centers on the planet, and in Montevideo, considered the “capital” of the Mercosur trade bloc and head office for several regional organizations. The BNDES also finances the expansion of national companies far beyond the borders of the country and seeks to diversify the sources of its resources on the international market. In addition, the BNDES has strengthened its efforts that are already traditionally conducted, such as financing exports of Brazilian goods and services in projects carried out overseas and institutional fundraising through multilateral organizations, sharing experiences and promotion opportunities.

Therefore, with its extensive knowledge, stemming from its vast experience allied with the technical capacity of its workforce, the BNDES is an important partner for investors to be able to understand and access opportunities offered by the Brazilian economy. And, after intensively supporting Brazilian growth since it was created, financing important investments for the country, the BNDES reaches a new operational level, also on a world scale, where it consolidates its role as financing agent to the economic and social development of our country.

See also

  • BNDES Day - June 3rd, 2014See videos
    Held in the city of London, the event had presentations made by four BNDES Managing Directors about the divisions under their supervision.


 



Recent News  Recent News
11/21/2014
BNDES receives US$ 206 million in credit from French development agency
The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) received a US$ 206 million loan from the French Development Agency (AFD). The contract was signed on October 21, in Paris, by the president of the BNDES, Mr. Luciano Coutinho, and the Chief Executive Officer of the AFD, Ms. Anne Paugam. The term is for 12 years, with a three-year grace period. This is the first operation between the two institutions.
10/14/2014
BNDES receives US$ 100 million from Swedish Export Credit Corporation
The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) obtained a five year US$ 100 million loan from the Swedish Export Credit Corporation (SEK). SEK is a Swedish financial institution that provides sustainable financial solutions for Swedish exporters