Brazil’s Manaus industrial hub created some 100,000 direct jobs in 2020

Guest of the webinar "Amazon Dialogues," the vice-president of the Chamber of Deputies criticizes the concept of extinguishing incentives in the Manaus Free Trade Zone.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "We cannot allow the debate about the Manaus Free Trade Zone to be contaminated by a fiscal perspective." This was one of the vice-president of the Chamber of Deputies Marcelo Ramos' statements during the webinar "Amazon Dialogues - Proposals for the Amazon of the Future," hosted by the São Paulo School of Economics of the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV/EESP).

The legislator criticized the notion of some government sectors that tax waivers can hinder the country. "It is a dumb and mistaken calculation," he declares.

"Arthur Lira (president of the Chamber) says that the . . .

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