FECOMÉRCIO / RN promotes debate on competitive ethics and the defense of the Brazilian legal market

ETCO President, Edson Vismona, in a debate promoted by FECOMÉRCIO do Rio Grande de Norte
ETCO President, Edson Vismona, in a debate promoted by FECOMÉRCIO do Rio Grande de Norte

The president of ETCO and FNCP, Edson Vismona, gave the opening lecture of the meeting that the FECOMÉRCIO of Rio Grande do Norte promoted with state and capital authorities, Natal. The theme was “Competition Ethics and the Defense of the Brazilian Legal Market”. The following authorities participated:

Federal Deputy Efraim Moraes Filho, president of the Parliamentary Front to Combat Smuggling; Dr André Horta, Rio Grande Norte Taxation Secretary; Marcelo Queiroz, president of FECOMÉRCIO / RN; Antônio Fernandes, Municipal Secretary of Public Services of Natal; André Roncato, from the National Trade Confederation; Councilor Haroldo Alves; João Felipe Filho, Head of Customs Inspection at the Federal Revenue Service; João Bosco Vasconcelos, Delegate for Defrauding the Civil Police; Dr. Luiz Fabiano Pereira, labor attorney.

After debates, the institution of a Council to Combat Piracy and Illegality was supported, with the participation of the institutions that participated in this important meeting. During his visit to Rio Grande do Norte, the president of ETCO and FNCP also participated in Bom Dia RN, on TV Globo.

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Edson Vismona, President of ETCO, in an interview with Bom Dia RN

Smuggling and organized crime

Datafolha research, commissioned by the Brazilian Institute of Ethics in Competition (ETCO), shows that 75% of Brazilians believe that the reduction of taxes on national cigarettes would contribute to the fight against organized crime. Cigarette smuggling, mainly from Paraguay, is the one who supplies the cash and funds the activities of criminal factions, such as drug and arms trafficking.

Check the search result in PDF format

Check out the results of the survey conducted between August 23 and 27, 2016, with 2.081 people in Brazil.


Brazilians' perception of smuggling

In March 2018, ETCO sponsored a new search of Datafolha on the perception of Brazilians in relation to smuggling. Check out.

Federal Court of Auditors: public policy for the country's borders is non-existent

Report presented by Minister Augusto Nardes concludes that greater integration is needed at the federal level for border protection

A report released this Wednesday (9/9) by Minister Augusto Nardes, from the Federal Court of Accounts, presents a bleak scenario for public policies aimed at Brazilian borders. The report is a diagnosis of the stage of development in which the governance system inserted in these policies is located, of its components related to institutionalization, plans and objectives.

One of the main conclusions of the work is that, currently, the country does not have institutionalized policies in law to guide, in an integrated way, the governmental action related to border issues, which contributes to this being a theme marked by several weaknesses.

Source: Amambai Notícias website (09/09)

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