Ministry of Mines and Energy (Brazil)

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Ministry of Mines and Energy
Ministry overview
Formed 22 July 1960
Headquarters Brasília, Distrito Federal
Annual budget R$ 98,4 billion (2015)[1]
Minister responsible

The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) is a Brazilian government ministry established in 1960. It fosters investments in mining and energy-related activities, funds research and sets out government policies. Previously, mines and energy were the responsibility of the Ministry of Agriculture. The current Minister of Mines and Energy is Wellington Moreira Franco.


  1. ^ Portal Orçamento (October 2014). "Projeto de Lei Orçamentária para 2015" (PDF). Senado federal. p. 20. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 

External links

  • Office of the Minister of Mines and Energy

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