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.
The Department of Ports has the area of operation to formulate policies and guidelines for the development and promotion of the sector of maritime ports and port facilities, river and lake, and especially promote the implementation and evaluation of measures, programs and projects supporting the development of infrastructure and superstructure of ports and maritime port facilities, river and lake.
The Department of civil aviation aims to coordinate and monitor actions for the strategic development of the civil aviation industry and airport infrastructure and aviation in Brazil.
The Ministry of Transport aims to develop, coordinate, evaluate and monitor actions for the strategic development of the civil aviation industry and airport infrastructure and aviation in Brazil.
The Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management is a central body of the Brazilian federal public administration whose mission: Plan and coordinate the management of federal government policies, to strengthen state capacities to promote sustainable development and improvement of delivery results to citizens
The Ministry of Mines and Energy is the policy formulator and inductor and supervising the implementation of these policies in the following areas: geology, mineral and energy resources; use of hydraulic energy; mining and metallurgy; and oil, fuel and electricity, including nuclear.
The Ministry of Cities is responsible for: urban development policy; sectoral policies for housing, environmental sanitation, urban transportation and transit; promotion, in conjunction with the various levels of government, the private sector and non-governmental organizations, actions and urbanization programs, housing, basic and environmental sanitation, urban transport, traffic and urban development; subsidy policy for public housing, sanitation and urban transport; planning, regulation, standardization and management of application resources into urban development policies, urbanization, housing, basic and environmental sanitation, urban transportation and transit; participation in the formulation of general guidelines for conservation of urban water systems as well as for the adoption of river basins as basic units of planning and sanitation management.
The Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil) works to promote Brazilian products and services abroad, and to attract foreign investment to strategic sectors of the Brazilian economy. Apex-Brasil organizes several initiatives aiming to promote Brazilian exports abroad. The Agency's efforts comprise trade and prospective missions, business rounds, support for the participation of Brazilian companies in major international trade fairs, arrangement of technical visits of foreign buyers and opinion makers to learn about the Brazilian productive structure, and other select activities designed to strengthen the countryâ€™s branding abroad. Apex-Brasil also plays a leading role in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) to Brazil, by working to identify business opportunities, promoting strategic events and lending support to foreign investors willing to allocate resources in Brazil.
The Ministry of Finance is the body that at administrative structure of the Federative Republic of Brazil basically takes care of the formulation and implementation of economic policy.