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Immediate challenge of the industry is the competitiveness agenda, says Mauro Borges

Brasilia (November 5) - The Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, Mauro Borges, said on Wednesday (5) that the immediate challenge of Brazilian industry is the competitiveness agenda. "This agenda involves structural changes in areas such as tax and labor," he said when opening the National Meeting Industry (Enai), sponsored by the National Industry Confederation in Brasilia.

In the minister, the search for competitiveness is a converging agenda between government and private sector. He noted that the set of 42 proposals CNI delivered to the candidates for president in the last elections are affiliated with the industrial policy of the government.
 
Mauro Borges stressed that much of the demand for investment in transport infrastructure, for example, be met by the awards program. She said still be necessary to prioritize trade agreements. The minister exemplified the importance of concluding the free trade agreement between Mercosur and the European Union and the full liberalization of trade between the countries of South America.
 
In the minister, the large domestic market in Brazil is essential to the recovery of the industrial sector, to refute the thesis of de-industrialization in the country. "The Brazilian economy has no problems buoyant demand," he said.
 
According to the minister, "all the historical experiences of industrial regression showed that the key issue of deindustrialization was anemic disease from the point of view of aggregate demand, particularly in the domestic market." "This is not the case in Brazil. This diagnosis is not repeated in the Brazilian economy. Our home market is highly dynamic."
 
Source: http://www.mdic.gov.br