Banco do Nordeste do Brasil (BNB) is a multiple financial institution organized in the form of a publicly-traded mixed-capital corporation with more than 90% of its capital under the control of the Federal Government. Since its inception, it has its headquarters in the city of Fortaleza, Ceará. BNB is considered the largest regional development bank in Latin America and is present in about 2 thousand cities, covering the entire area of the nine states of the Northeast Region (Maranhão, Piauí, Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Sergipe and Bahia), besides the north of Minas Gerais (including the Mucuri and Jequitinhonha Valleys) and northern Espírito Santo.
The bank’s clients are economic, institutional and individual agents. Economic agents include companies, associations and cooperatives. Institutional agents include governmental and nongovernmental entities. Individuals include rural producers and informal entrepreneurs.
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