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
11/01/2018
BNDES had an increase in consultations and eligibility for financing in the first 9 months of 2018
In the first three quarters, approvals for new financing by BNDES remained relatively stable and totaled R$ 50 billion, a reduction of 1% over last year.
11/06/2018
BNDES reaches R$ 1 billion in disbursements from the Amazon Fund
The Amazon Fund supports 345 small and medium-sized institutions in the production and marketing of sustainable products, such as açai berry, Brazil nut, rubber, cocoa, cassava flour processing, handicrafts, fishing and community tourism, having directly benefited 142,000 people.