The country is hoping to increase the sector’s relevance to trade balance numbers in decades to come, according to a ministerial secretary. In 2015, services accounted for a meager 1.91% of foreign sales.
The sector grew from February to January according to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). Highest growth rates were registered in Rondônia, Mato Grosso and Acre.
Rubens Hannun will run the institution for the next two years.
A debate cycle at Sesc will tackle Arab-related subjects including revolutions, the Western Sahara conflict, refugees, the Alawites and literature. Specialists, most of them academicians, will give lectures.
Website Dinneer is selecting Brazilians to travel and taste food made by its registered users. The route includes the United Arab Emirates.
The sector slowed down in a comparison with December 2016. The only subsectors to see activity go up were information and communication.
The meeting will cover migration, refugees and displacement from next Thursday (30) until Saturday (1) at the auditorium of the São Paulo Secretariat of Education. The goal is to find solutions for the current problems.