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05/28/15 Brazilian Coffee Sector to Grow Two Percent in 2015

The coffee sector in Brazil is set to grow by two percent in Brazil in 2015. The main driver of the growth is the production of coffee in capsules, where an increase in sales of 40 to 50 percent are expected according to the...

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05/28/15 GIC Said to Pay $1 Billion for 15 Percent of Brazil’s Rede D’Or

GIC Pte, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, paid about 3.2 billion reais ($1 billion) for a 15.2 percent stake in Brazilian medical-care provider Rede D’Or Sao Luiz SA, according to two people with direct knowledge of the matter...

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05/27/15 Brazil Launches New Latin American Co-Prod Fund

Ancine, Brazil’s National Cinema Agency, has launched a R$5 million ($1.6 million) fund to invest in minority Brazilian film co-productions with 19 Latin American countries. A financial investment by Brazil’s federal Fundo...

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05/27/15 Mexico and Brazil Agree to Expand Their Bilateral Trade

The leaders of Mexico and Brazil agreed on Tuesday to expand a trade accord they hope will double business between the two biggest Latin American economies over the next 10 years. Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and...

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05/26/15 Brazil’s President Visits Mexico To Strengthen Trade Ties

Latin America’s two biggest economies are gearing up to strengthen their relationship. Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff kicked off an official visit to Mexico Tuesday, with a slate of agricultural, tourism and energy accords on...

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05/26/15 Delta Air Lines plans to fly to Brazil from Orlando

Delta Air Lines has filed for regulatory approval to add new international service between Orlando and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Delta would launch the route on Dec. 19 with four flights a week. If approved, Delta plans to operate the...

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05/22/15 HSBC confirms may sell Brazil unit after suitors show interest

HSBC Holdings Plc HBSA.L (0005.HK) is exploring the sale of its Brazilian unit after interest in the business stepped up and Santander's Brazilian arm said it would consider a purchase. HSBC said on Friday it was "exploring...

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05/21/15 Brazil's Biggest Hotel Chains No Longer Brazilian Owned

Brazil is for sale, and in some cases to the lowest bidder. The privately held Brazil Hospitality Group, once majority owned by mid-sized private equity firm GP Investments out of São Paulo, was acquired by New York’s GTIS...

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05/21/15 Alckmin diz em NY que SP é cosmopolita e japonês fala português com sotaque italiano

Ao visitar o Clube da Universidade Harvard, no encontro promovido pela Câmara de Comércio Brasil/EUA e o Grupo de Líderes Empresariais (LIDE), no dia que marcou os 127 da Abolição da Escravidão no Brasil, o governador de S. Paulo...

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05/20/15 China Premier Li Unveils Billions of Dollars in Financing, Trade Pacts in Brazil

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang kicked off a tour of South America on Tuesday by unveiling billions of dollars in financing and trade agreements for Brazil’s biggest companies, part of a broader effort to deepen ties with the region...

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05/20/15 Whirlpool and AB InBev team up on hot-and-cold drink machine

Whirlpool Corp and Anheuser-Busch InBev on Tuesday started selling a countertop appliance that makes soda, juice and coffee with single-serve capsules, marking the start of a joint venture worth more than $70 million. The B.blend...

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05/20/15 China’s Bank of Communications Seals Deal for Brazil’s Banco BBM

China’s Bank of Communications Co. said it has bought 80% of midsize Brazilian bank Banco BBM S.A. for $173 million, in the first overseas acquisition by the mainland bank. The acquisition of BBM by the Shanghai-based lender,...

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05/19/15 GTIS has invested $2 billion across 40 different projects in Brazil

A U.S. investment firm that recently acquired one of Brazil’s largest hotel companies is planning to expand and upgrade in the country, wagering it can steer through a sluggish local economy and fend off new foreign competitors....

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05/18/15 Embraer To Move Phenom Assembly To U.S. Site

Embraer plans to move all Phenom light jet assembly to its Melbourne, Florida, facility from its plant in Brazil. The ramp-up of Melbourne production will occur gradually throughout this year and will be completed in 2016. About...

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05/18/15 Beijing to Unveil South America Investments

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang is set to bring greater financial support to South America this week, part of Beijing’s broader effort to reassure developing countries that have been hit by China’s declining demand for raw...

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05/15/15 Bank of Communications Said to Near Purchase of Brazil’s BBM

Bank of Communications Co., China’s fifth-largest bank, is nearing an agreement to buy control of Brazilian lender Banco BBM SA for about $200 million, people with knowledge of the matter said. The Chinese lender plans to acquire...

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05/15/15 China’s ICBC to Fund Brazilian Infrastructure Investments

The Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd. plans to start a fund of up to $50 billion, to be managed by Brazil’s state-owned bank Caixa Economica Federal, for investing in infrastructure projects in the South American...

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05/14/15 Brazil Approves $7.6 Million for Fiat Chrysler Solar Car Roof

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s Brazil unit received approval for 23 million reais ($7.6 million) in government loans to develop automotive technologies. FCA Fiat Chrysler Automoveis Brasil is working on projects that include a...

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05/14/15 Brazil Could Reach 2 GW Rooftop Solar By 2024 After Tax Is Dismissed

Reported last week by various news agencies, the Brazilian government has ruled that local states no longer need to tax renewable power, which could allow the country to reach 2 GW of rooftop solar by 2024. According to reports,...

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05/13/15 Brasil precisa criar 'momento novo', diz FHC a empresários em NY

O ex-presidente Fernando Henrique Cardoso defendeu que se criem condições de entendimento no Brasil que não sejam um conchavo. "Temos que criar um momento novo no Brasil", afirmou em uma apresentação em Nova York nesta quarta-...

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