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02/26/15 Accenture Acquires Brazilian Data Analytics Provider Gapso

Accenture has agreed to acquire Brazil-based Gapso, a firm that provides data analytics services with a focus on supply chain and logistics applications. Analysts say the deal will open up the door for Accenture to explore...

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02/26/15 Tunisia wants agribusiness partnerships with Brazil

Tunisia is interested in partnering up with Brazil for agribusiness, according to the CEO of the Arab country’s Agency for Agricultural Investment Promotion (Apia), Abderrahmane Chafii. He is currently in São Paulo to speak at...

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02/25/15 Olympics-Rio considering two Olympic flames during 2016 Games

Rio de Janeiro could have two Olympic flames burning simultaneously at two different venues, officials in the Brazilian city said. The current plan is for the Olympic cauldron to burn at the Maracana stadium, where the opening...

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02/25/15 How to navigate transfer pricing in Brazil; Deloitte advises

While Brazil is not a member of the OECD, many multinational groups there are able to successfully navigate international transfer pricing standards, yielding effective results The economic view of Brazil has always been two fold...

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02/24/15 Suzlon commissions 350 MW wind energy projects in Brazil

Suzlon Group, wind turbine maker, today said it has commissioned wind energy projects having a total capacity of 350 MW in Brazil. "Suzlon Group has announced installing and commissioning of over 350 MW wind energy in Brazil over...

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02/20/15 Mexico, Brazil move to bridge differences over auto pact

Brazil and Mexico said on Friday they advanced in talks over a soon-to-expire auto treaty that establishes a quota for trading light vehicles free of tariffs and their negotiators will meet again on Feb. 27 in Mexico City. "The...

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02/20/15 Brazil's TIM to invest more than $4.9 bln in 2015-2017

Brazilian telecommunications company TIM Participacoes SA plans to invest more than 14 billion reais ($4.90 billion) from 2015 to 2017, the company said on Friday in a strategic planning statement. The company also said it...

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02/19/15 The 30 Best Craft Beers Available In Brazil

When Brazil’s AmBev , a subsidiary of Belgium-based Anheuser-Busch InBev , acquired control of Brazilian craft beer maker Wals earlier this month for an undisclosed sum, the company was setting its sights on a growing segment of...

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02/19/15 Brazil outperforms as LatAm credit continues to tighten

Brazilian names led another rally in Latin America Wednesday as local investors returned from Carnival celebrations to put money to work in what remains a strong market. "Brazil is doing particularly well," said the trader. "Many...

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02/18/15 Spain's Gamesa to supply 75 turbines to wind farms in Brazil

Spain's Gamesa, a leader in the wind energy industry, said in a filing with securities regulators Wednesday that its Brazilian unit signed two contracts to supply 75 turbines with a generating capacity of 150 MW for wind farms in...

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02/18/15 Brazil's Levy tells investors fiscal adjustment to correct 'slippage'

Brazil is removing the last vestiges of tax cuts and government spending aimed at bolstering the economy as officials work to correct the fiscal slippage of the last few years, Finance Minister Joaquim Levy told investors on...

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02/18/15 Brazil tycoon Diniz mulls large property sale

Brazilian billionaire Abilio Diniz is considering selling a large portfolio of commercial properties for about 2 billion reais ($706 million), a move that would give him extra funds to ramp up his investment in France's Carrefour...

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02/17/15 Brazilian banks in talks about Apple Pay launch

The largest private banks in Brazil - Bradesco and Itau - are in talks about launching Apple Pay in the country, according to Epoca Negocios. Two sources say the banks have met with Apple to discuss how to launch the mobile...

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02/17/15 Telefônica Brasil tapped for Eletrobras smart grid project

Telefônica Vivo, the Brazilian subsidiary of Spanish telco giant Telefónica, will provide machine-to-machine (M2M) connectivity solutions for a smart grid/metering project to be developed for the country's state-run power group...

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02/13/15 Brazil planning major airport makeover program in Amazon states

Brazil's government is hoping to boost airport connectivity in its isolated Amazon regions through a 2bn-reais (US$696mn) investment program. The program entails remodeling or building 80 airports (see map below) throughout eight...

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02/12/15 Goodman looks to US, Brazil pipeline as it lifts profit forecast

INDUSTRIAL property giant Goodman Group has flagged an expansion of its development pipeline in the US and Brazil, and more major asset sales, as it lifted full-year earnings forecast to a 7 per cent increase on last financial...

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02/11/15 Brazil’s Leader Plans Visit to U.S. in September

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff plans to make a state visit to the U.S. during the annual United Nations General Assembly meeting in September, a Brazilian government official familiar with the matter said Tuesday. U.S....

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02/10/15 Brazil's revenues from coffee exports increase 53.5 pct.

Brazil's coffee exports in January increased 6.8 percent in volume and jumped 53.5 percent in value, compared to the same month in 2014, the Brazilian Coffee Exporters Council, or CeCafe, said. World coffee prices increased...

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02/10/15 Brazil's Sao Martinho profit jumps 66 pct on sugar and energy sales

Brazil's Sao Martinho sugar and ethanol group said October-to-December net profit grew 66 percent from a year ago to 54.6 million reais ($19.7 million), crediting improved sales of sugar and biomass electricity. Sao Martinho...

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02/09/15 Brazil Steps Up Position in Global Beef Market

In response to rising global beef demand and the sluggish pace of beef herd expansion in the U.S. and elsewhere, Brazil is set to step up the rapid intensification of its beef production over the next 10 years. A recent report...

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