In the state of Rio, Macaé is the second best city to invest in business. The municipality is only behind the capital. In third place, in the State, appears Niterói. The ranking is part of a study by the consultancy Urban System for Exame magazine, recently released. The municipality ranked 21st in Brazil. 310 cities with more than 100 thousand inhabitants were analyzed. The consultancy verified 28 indicators in four categories: economic development, human capital, infrastructure and social development. This is the fourth edition of the study.
Since 2014, Urban Systems has prepared, at the request of Exame magazine, the ranking of the 100 Brazilian municipalities that have the most favorable conditions for the establishment of companies.
In addition to being the main headquarters for offshore operations in the Campos Basin, Macaé continues to develop the economy: 18,715 active companies. Of this total, 854 are geared towards the oil sector. In general collection, from January to October 2017, the revenue from the Tax on Services of Any Nature (ISS) was R$ 383,668,134.40.
Another measure that contributes to the business investment scenario is the development of an entrepreneurial culture. In the last four years, the number of individual microentrepreneurs (MEIs) in the municipality grew by about 50%. Today there are almost 12 thousand people registered at the Casa do Empreendedor – a space that aims to speed up the procedures for opening a business and obtaining municipal operating licenses. There are 70 new CNPJs (MEIs) per month.
Qualification is also highlighted. From 2013 until now, the Assistant Secretariat for Professional Qualification has trained approximately 9,300 professionals in different areas. Last year, 2,500 people were qualified. Currently, the agency, linked to the Department of Education, offers 20 courses with the objective of inserting these students into the job market. (AN). The Municipality of Macaé has already expropriated the Barreto area for the release of Works in Porto, check out the article. Source Exam