As expected, the four airports of Porto Alegre, Salvador, Florianópolis and Fortaleza are on the list. They are to be auctioned off in the first quarter of 2017. In addition, some roads, railroad lines and the east-west rail connection could well be up for sale. One part of the PPI project also provides for the privatization of some mines, as well as water and energy installations. However, the government cannot carry out most of the planned privatizations on its own authority, but only with the consent of Congress.
New round of privatization in Brazil
Sep 28, 2016 07:22
Privatizations represent a key priority in the economic policy of the Brazilian government. The first round of the PPI privatization program includes 34 projects.