Felipe Montoro Jens reports the Brazilian government has been implementing ways to assist in the stimulation of the economy. The Federal Law 11,079 / 04 was implemented December 2004, and it outlines and defines the basic rules regarding public private partnerships. Public private partnerships are being considered a solution to keeping the economic situation in an optimal state. The Program of Partnerships and Investments (PPI), is a government agency who is responsible for building relationships between the public and private sector, and generally creating an economic environment that promotes job creation, and ideal for business growth. The Program of Partnerships and Investments (PPI) essential creates public private partnerships. Public private partnership projects are a good way to reduce the deficit, create jobs, and complete traditional expensive infrastructure projects. Read more at negocioemfoco.com about Felipe Montoro Jens
Felipe Montoro Jens reported on a historical public private partnership project taking place in Belo Horizonte in the state of Minas Gerais. City leaders in Belo Horizonte, have implemented a 20 year public private partnership project to upgrade public lights from luminary lights to LED lights. This project will by the year 2020 would have upgraded a total of 182,000 lights in the city. This is the first time in Brazilian history a public private partnership project this large has ever been implemented. Felipe Montoro Jens reported as a result of the success of the Belo Horizonte a public private partnership LED light project other cities are looking to duplicate this success. Felipe Montoro Jens reported the largest city in Brazil, Sao Paulo is currently planning a similar project.
Felipe Montoro Jens also reported Infrearo is planning to relinquish control of some of the airports they are responsible managing. Felipe Montoro Jens listed Brasilia, Confis (Belo Horizinte), Galeao (Rio de Janeiro), Guarulhos (Sao Paulo), Maceio (AL), Joao Pessoa (PB), Aracaju (SE), Juazeiro do Norte (CE), Campina (PB), Recife (PE), Varzea Grande (MT), Rondonopolis (MT), Alta Floresta (MT), Barra do Garcas (MT), Victoria (ES) and Macae (RJ) all being scheduled to no longer be the responsibility of Infraero.