Fernando Alcoforado *
Recently, the media have rep...
per liter when in Brazil the consumer pays an average R$ 2.80 per liter. Petrobras 's
profit was also aggravated to the pu...

Alcoforado, Fernando, engineer and doctor of Territorial Planning and Regional Development from the
University of Barce...
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Some examples of the incompetence of the rousseff government of brazil

  1. 1. SOME EXAMPLES OF THE INCOMPETENCE OF THE ROUSSEFF GOVERNMENT OF BRAZIL Fernando Alcoforado * Recently, the media have reported bad news for Brazil pointing the continued advancement of the crime, the progressive scrapping of Petrobras and the failure of the Brazilian educational system, among other problems, confirming the incompetence of the current government to reverse this situation. Key indicators 2007 to date indicate a higher rate of homicides per 100 thousand inhabitants, which is 24.3 today. In the United States, the ratio is 5 to 100 000 inhabitants, while in most European countries do not reach 3. According to experts, a factor that influences the reduction of crime is the expansion of investment in security. In 2012, six of the 27 states spent less on public safety than the previous year. In the states of São Paulo and Minas Gerais, reducing crime happened because in the last two years, there has been increased investment in public safety [See Article Apesar de avanço social, Brasil não reduz índices criminais (Although social advancement , Brazil does not reduce crime rates) posted on the website <http://www . / news / despite - the - advancement -social - Brazil - not -reduce criminal -indices>). As for Petrobras, its scrapping progresses gradually. This scrapping, resulting from incompetent management company, is manifested in the progressive decline in the value of the company shares on the Stock Exchange of São Paulo since 2008, the fall in production of oil which requires it to import them to meet the domestic demand, the growing debt burden and falling profit organization. The fall in value of the shares of Petrobras in the Stock Exchange of São Paulo can be verified by analyzing its evolution from 2008 to 2013 (R$ 85.60 on 03/01/2008, R$ 70.85 on 17/01/2008, R$ 38.80 on 21/07/2008 and R$ 18.06 on 11.10.2013) [See Article 4 dedinhos de prosa sobre a Petrobras – Uma visão Contábil, Econômica e sobre o Futuro (4 fingers prose about Petrobras - An Accounting, Economic and vision on the future) of Marco Antonio Pinto de Faria, President and Founder of SKILL group, published on the website<>]. On the fall production of Petrobras, Marco Antonio Pinto de Faria shown in the article quoted above that the company has produced oil less and less. In 2012 Petrobras oil production fell 2 %. 2013 started worse: January oil production fell 3.3% and February fell 2.25%. Only in 2012, Brazil imported R$ 15 billion in petroleum products. Over the past seven years, the trade balance (export revenue minus import spending on oil and derivatives) outperformed deficit to R$ 57 billion. On the indebtedness of Petrobras, Marco Antonio Pinto de Faria reports that the federal government led the company to a dangerous level of debt almost 3 times its earnings position. On management's current president of the company, Grace Foster, the balance of 2012 Petrobras had a payable of R$ 332.3 billion, just as taking Assets R$ 118.1 billion, ie, Petrobras had a debt three times what it had in cash. The fall in profit of Petrobras is related to the fact that the company is used by the federal government as a tool to fight against inflation while avoiding the rising price of oil products in Brazil. Moreover, the worsening of the company's profit also results from the fact that Petrobras have exported for years to Argentina gasoline by R$ 0.65 1
  2. 2. per liter when in Brazil the consumer pays an average R$ 2.80 per liter. Petrobras 's profit was also aggravated to the purchase in 2006 in the United States from a bankrupt refinery for US$ 1.2 billion when was worth US$ 42 million, according to Marco Antonio Pinto de Faria. In 2012, Petrobras had the lowest profit for the past eight years, US$ 20.9 billion. According to Marco Antonio Pinto de Faria, another factor worsening the profits of Petrobras lies in the fact that the company encourage the entrepreneur Eike Batista with the purchase of oil rigs that OGX bought abroad and has no utility. About the failure of Brazilian education sector, it is important to highlight the data from Pisa (Programme for International Student Assessment), which seeks to measure the knowledge and skills in reading, math and science students of 15 years of age both member countries of OECD as partner countries. Among OECD members Germany, Greece, Chile, South Korea, Mexico, Netherlands and Poland countries. Countries such as Argentina, Brazil, China, Peru, Qatar and Serbia appear as partners and are also part of the evaluation. This review has already been applied in 2000, 2003, 2006 and 2009 [See Article Pisa: desempenho do Brasil piora em leitura e 'empaca' (Pisa : Brazil worsening performance in reading and 'balks' in science) published in the website <>]. This evaluation showed in 2012, the worsening performance of Brazilian students compared to 2009. Brazil got the 55th position in the ranking of reading, 59th place ranking in science and 58th in mathematics among 65 countries. All this demonstrates the enormous fragility of elementary and secondary education in Brazil. As for Brazilian university teaching, their performance is also not satisfactory. The rank of British higher education consultant, Times Higher Education (THE), listed the top 100 institutions from 22 developing nations. Among the Brazilian colleges are the best USP (11th place), Unicamp (24th), UFRJ (60th) and UNESP (87th). This means that Brazil is not among the top 10 universities of the BRICs and emerging countries. The items analyzed were the quality of education, international collaboration, industry investment, research and quotes (influence) [See Article Brasil não tem universidades entre 10 melhores dos países emergentes (Brazil is not among the top 10 universities in emerging countries) published in the website <>]. At the top of the consultant Times Higher Education (THE) list is China. In addition to boasting the first two places, with Peking University and Tsinghua University, respectively, China is the country with the largest number of institutions on the list, with 23. Her neighbor Taiwan's next, accumulating 21 universities among the 100. A comparison between the nations that make up BRICs after the Chinese, the Indians appear with 10 institutions, followed by South Africa with five universities, Brazil, with four universities, and Russia, with two colleges. To the editor of THE, Phil Baty, Brazil's performance does not match the size of its economy. The research of Brazil does not have the same impact as some Brics Competitors. For the above, what one finds is the incompetence of the current Brazilian government that has not managed public safety, Petrobras and the Brazilian educational system efficiently and effectively, and does not demonstrate the ability to promote social, economic and environmental development of Brazil based on a systemic and integrated development plan that enables the solution of their internal and external vulnerabilities and the rational use of the immense wealth existing in the country. 2
  3. 3. * Alcoforado, Fernando, engineer and doctor of Territorial Planning and Regional Development from the University of Barcelona, a university professor and consultant in strategic planning, business planning, regional planning and planning of energy systems, is the author of Globalização (Editora Nobel, São Paulo, 1997), De Collor a FHC- O Brasil e a Nova (Des)ordem Mundial (Editora Nobel, São Paulo, 1998), Um Projeto para o Brasil (Editora Nobel, São Paulo, 2000), Os condicionantes do desenvolvimento do Estado da Bahia (Tese de doutorado. Universidade de Barcelona,, 2003), Globalização e Desenvolvimento (Editora Nobel, São Paulo, 2006), Bahia- Desenvolvimento do Século XVI ao Século XX e Objetivos Estratégicos na Era Contemporânea (EGBA, Salvador, 2008), The Necessary Conditions of the Economic and Social Development-The Case of the State of Bahia (VDM Verlag Dr. Muller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG, Saarbrücken, Germany, 2010), Aquecimento Global e Catástrofe Planetária (P&A Gráfica e Editora, Salvador, 2010), Amazônia Sustentável- Para o progresso do Brasil e combate ao aquecimento global (Viena- Editora e Gráfica, Santa Cruz do Rio Pardo, São Paulo, 2011) and Os Fatores Condicionantes do Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social (Editora CRV, Curitiba, 2012), among others. 3