The partial figure for 2023 is already the highest number of rescues in the last 14 years and a record in the total of severance payments. In all, 516 urban and rural establishments were inspected.
As the ninth-largest oil producer in the world and the foremost in Latin America, Brazil generates approximately 3.672 million barrels of oil per day.
In terms of formal contracts, the private sector saw a surge in the number of employees with work permits, reaching 37.4 million, the highest since January 2015.
At COP28, in Dubai, the president noted that humanity faces increasingly extreme and frequent droughts, floods, and heatwaves, and mentioned the drought in northern Brazil and the floods in the South. “Science and reality show us that this time we’ll have to pay earlier.”
The move comes as Venezuelans prepare to vote in a referendum regarding Venezuela's claims over the Essequibo region, constituting about two-thirds of Guyana.
President Lula said it is in the government’s and the country’s interest for Brazilian companies to gain prominence in global trade. He is on a trip to the Middle East and took part in a presentation of Embraer products in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.