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Americanas debt reaches BRL 47.9 billion, administrator says

×: Photo: Americanas/Discovery Americanas administrator Zveiter Law Firm (photo) told TJ do Rio that a first analysis of the consolidated list of creditors puts the retailer’s total debt at R$47.9 billion.O Globo informs. This amount is R$6.6 billion more than the company’s previously reported R$41.2 billion. The office said it is used as a parameter “the list of creditors filed by the debtors (Grupo Americanas) in court, subject to change as long as it is not officially reported in the records.”. According to the paper, the retailer claimed that the…

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The total debt of Americanas is 47 billion rials, says the judicial administrator

The difference, BRL 6.6 billion, was measured by a team that carefully combed through a list of debts and creditors submitted by the Americanas group itself. Rafael BalagoSao Paulo-SP The judicial management team in the Americanas recovery process verified that the group’s total debt is R$47.9 billion. As part of the recovery request filed in January, the group had listed a value of R$41.2 billion. The R$6.6 billion difference was measured by a team that thoroughly combed through a list of debts and creditors submitted by the Americanas group itself.…

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Facebook reaches 2 billion daily active users

Illustration: La Mandarina Dibujos/Mobile Time Facebook (Android, iOS) added 16 million daily active users (DAUs) in the last quarter of 2022, up 4% year-over-year. With this, the social network reached the figure of 2 billion DAU, a number previously achieved only by WhatsApp (Android, iOS), in the third quarter of 2022. The results are in its balance sheet, published this Wednesday, 1 .. In the Family of Apps business unit, which brings together Facebook, Instagram (Android, iOS) and WhatsApp, the number of DAUs increased by 5% year-over-year to 2.96 billion.…

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The trade balance in January was a surplus of 2.716 billion US dollars

Brazil’s trade balance recorded a trade surplus of 2.716 billion US dollars in January, the value of which reached exports. Brazil’s trade balance recorded a trade surplus of 2.716 billion US dollars in January. According to data released by the Secretariat of Foreign Trade (Secex) of the Ministry of Development, Industry, Trade and Services this Wednesday, February 1, the value reached USD 23.137 billion with exports and USD 20.420 billion in imports. billion The result was lower than the average expectations of financial market analysts, who indicated a positive balance…

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Part of Germany’s R$1 billion donation goes to the care of the Yanomami

Part of Germany’s €200 million donation, roughly 1 billion reais, will be used to help the Yanomami people who live in Roraima and are dying of hunger and diseases such as malaria. The money was donated to the Brazilian government for forest conservation and climate change mitigation projects within 100 days. It is estimated that at least 30,000 indigenous people live in the border region with Venezuela. This was announced in Brazil (DF) by Minister of Environment Marina Silva alongside German Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development Svenja Schulze. At…

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US prepares aid package for Ukraine worth more than $2 billion – SABC News

The United States is preparing more than $2 billion in military aid to Ukraine, which is expected to include longer-range missiles for the first time, as well as other munitions and weapons, two US officials briefed on the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. The aid is expected to be announced as soon as this week, officials said. It is also expected to include support equipment for Patriot air defense systems, precision munitions and Javelin anti-tank weapons, they added. One of the officials said part of the package, expected to be…

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The sovereign wealth fund posted a loss of $164.13 billion in 2022

Norway’s $1.4 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, had a negative return of 14.1% in 2022. Norway’s $1.4 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, had a negative return of 14.1% in 2022, equivalent to a loss of NOK 1.637 trillion, or $164.13 billion. Norges Bank Investment Management, the central bank branch that manages the fund, announced on Tuesday that the fund ended last December with a market value of NOK 12.429 trillion. “The market was affected by the war in Europe, high inflation and rising interest rates. This…

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The German minister provided 1 billion rials to Lula’s government

×: Photo: Steffen Kugler/BPA German Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Svenja Schulze (photo) has announced a donation of R$ 1.1 billion from her country’s government to the Lula (PT) administration. “We want an immediate plan for the first hundred days of the government, agreed with the government, what can be done and for it. [teremos] more than 200 million euros [R$ 1,1 bilhão]»said the minister in an interview with Folha. Schulze will be part of the entourage of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, who is meeting the Brazilian president in…

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Paraguay uses energy paid by Brazilians to Itaipu and already has R$9 billion in debt

By law, distributors in the South, Southeast, and Midwest purchase power from Itaipu, and this accounts for the final amount of the tariff paid in these regions. Alexa Solomon Brazilians pay a portion of the Itaipu power consumed by Paraguay in exchange for electricity. Because of this irregular use of Brazil’s energy quota, the neighboring country is already accruing US$1.8 billion (R$9.2 billion) in debt to Brazil. By law, distributors in the South, Southeast and Midwest buy power from Itaipu, and this accounts for the final amount of the tariff…

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