Approximately 12% of the world area with native vegetation due to the Brazil, volume, for example, higher than the United States and Australia added
The Secretariat of Economic Policy of the Ministry of Economy (SPE / ME) announced on Tuesday (14) the "Information Memorandum - Environmental Preservation and Foreign Direct Investment". The study points out that Brazil is one of the countries that preserves native vegetation.
For the Secretariat, care of the environment and its preservation have been priorities of the country. The note highlights the modernization of Brazilian legislation on the issue. Approximately 12% of the world area with native vegetation due to the Brazil, which exceeds the United States and Australia combined.
"The Brazilian Forest Code is one of the most modern in the world with regard to the care and preservation of the environment," said Undersecretary of Agricultural Policy and the Environment of the SPE, Rogério Boueri.
According to the publication, Brazil has also been a safe haven and a major destination for foreign direct investment flows. The country was the world's fourth which attracted more foreign investment and had an increase of 26% in this type of investment in 2019. That same year, Brazil received 4.3% of GDP in foreign direct investment, higher than the vast majority of countries.
SPE held on Wednesday (15) in two changes previously disclosed note: the first modification refers to replacement, throughout the text, the term "Preserved area" By "native vegetation area"; the second occurred on page 3 of the document, in relation to the phrase "is among the countries that emit less CO2" was added to complement "from fossil fuels."
This text was translated by machine from Brazilian Portuguese.