The President of the Republic, Ms. Dilma Rousseff, will visit the Oriental Republic of Uruguay on February 28 and March 1st.
On February 28, the President will inaugurate, along with the President of Uruguay, José Mujica, the Artilleros Wind Power Park, in the Uruguayan department of Colonia. The Artilleros Wind Power Park is the result of a joint effort between Eletrobras and its Uruguayan counterpart, UTE. This initiative is an emblematic example or the cooperation between the two countries in the area of renewable energy.
On March 1st, the President will attend the inaugural ceremony of the President-elect of Uruguay, Tabaré Vázquez, in Montevideo.
In 2014, trade between Brazil and Uruguay reached US$ 4,86 billion, breaking the historical record set in 2012.