BNDES - Brazilian Development Bank
   




Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What are the investments financed by the BNDES?
  2. What cannot be financed?
  3. Who can obtain financing from the BNDES?
  4. Does the BNDES finance foreign companies?
  5. Where can I get information on investments of foreign companies in Brazil?
  6. Which are the minimum requirements to request financing through the BNDES’ resources?
  7. Does the BNDES require investors to use any of own their resources in the financed undertaking?
  8. What are the specific cases when the BNDES finances individuals?
  9. Does the BNDES finance the export of goods produced in Brazil?
  10. Does the BNDES finance the acquisition of machinery and equipment manufactured outside Brazil?
  11. Does the BNDES finance the import of machinery and equipment manufactured in Brazil by foreign companies?
  12. Does the BNDES finance working capital?
  13. Does the BNDES carry out non reimbursable/unrecoverable operations?
  14. How is financing carried out with the BNDES’ resources?
  15. What financing operations are carried out directly with the BNDES?
  16. Which financing operations are carried out only through accredited financing institutions?
  17. Which accredited financing institutions are on-lenders of the BNDES’ resources?
  18. Does the BNDES carry out risk capital operations?
  19. How are the BNDES’ resources applied in corporate interests (stakes)?
  20. Does the BNDES monitor the application of the resources in a financed project?
  21. If a beneficiary does not prove the physical-financial performance of the financed project, and applies resources to a purpose other than that established in the formalized operational instrument, can they be penalized?
  22. What is the flow of financing operations that are contracted at the BNDES?
  23. What are the social and environmental policies of the BNDES?
  24. Does the BNDES finance environmental projects?
  25. Does the BNDES support projects in energy efficiency?
  26. Does the BNDES finance reforesting?
  27. What is BNDES’ policy to support Innovation?
Recent News  Recent News
10/17/2017
BNDES releases for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises reach 41.5% of disbursements in 2017
The BNDES Giro credit line reached R$ 5 billion in 2017, an increase of 289% in relation to the same period last year.
10/03/2017
BNDES-FAPESP Agreement Expands Support for Innovation
The agreement is valid for five years and a work plan shall be drafted to detail and monitor activities.