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07/18/18 Indústrias do Brasil e da Alemanha defendem em carta acordo Mercosul-União Europeia

Representantes das indústrias do Brasil e da Alemanha assinaram carta em que defendem a conclusão do acordo comercial entre Mercosul e União Europeia. O documento foi assinado pela Confederação Nacional da Indústria (CNI),...

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07/13/18 GPA's quarterly revenue surges despite Brazil truckers strike

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA, July 13 (Reuters) - Retailer GPA reported a 10.4 percent gain in quarterly revenue on Friday, as growth in its Assai wholesale-style stores more than offset the impact of an 11-day truckers' strike that hit...

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07/13/18 ETHANOL: HYDRATE SALES UP 47% IN CENTRAL-SOUTH

In June, sales of hydrous ethanol from plants and distilleries of the Central-South region reached 1.69 billion liters, a high of 47.80% over the amount traded in the same period of 2017, according to data released today (11), by...

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07/13/18 TRADE DISPUTE BETWEEN US AND CHINA INCREASES PREMIUM PAID BY BRAZILIAN SOYBEAN

The trade war between the United States and China is benefiting Brazilian soybeans. According to thethe Deputy Secretary of Agricultural Policy of the Ministry of Agriculture, Sávio Pereira, thedemand and the premium paid by the...

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07/12/18 A new $124 million for Brazil’s Movile proves that investors still see promise in Latin American tech

Brazil’s macroeconomic picture may be gloomy, but technology investors still see hope in the nation’s burgeoning technology sector — and a recent $124 million financing for the mobile conglomerate Movile is the latest proof that...

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07/12/18 Brazil’s Petrobras enters solar energy business

It seems that not a week has gone by in recent months, where some global oil major or another hasn’t unveiled plans to invest in clean energy. This time, Brazilian oil giant, Petrobras has annouced it will join forces with...

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07/12/18 BILLING OF BRAZILIAN COFFEE FARMS SHOULD BE HIGHER IN 2018

Gross revenue from coffee plantations in Brazil should end 2018 with R $ 23.952 billion. The figure is higher than that registered in 2017, when the billing was R $ 21.96 billion. Considering total revenue of Brazilian crops, R...

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07/12/18 BRAZIL CAN BECOME 2ND. LARGEST COTTON EXPORTER

The Brazilian cotton harvest in the 2018/19 cycle may reach 2,015 million tons, a volume that if achieved will be a historical record. In the current cycle 2017/18, in which the harvest is still in progress, the projection is of...

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07/10/18 BANCO DO BRASIL ANNOUNCES DEBT RENEGOTIATION WITH POULTRY AND PORK PRODUCERS

The Bank of Brazil announced that it will renegotiate the debts of costs and investments of poultry and pork producers throughout Brazil. According to Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA), the measure responds to a...

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07/10/18 Odebrecht signs new leniency deal with Brazil authorities

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Industrial conglomerate Odebrecht SA has signed a leniency deal with Brazil’s attorney general and comptroller general expanding on an agreement with federal prosecutors that set terms for its cooperation in...

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07/06/18 Why Trump's Trade War Is a Huge Gift to Brazilian Farmers

Soybean prices in the U.S. and Brazil, the nations that account for roughly 80% of global exports, have taken drastically different paths thanks to Donald Trump’s trade war. In the U.S., average cash prices fell to about $7.87 a...

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07/06/18 Brazil starts research project to develop aquaculture

The largest aquaculture research project ever undertaken in Brazil has been started. BRS Aqua involves 22 research centers, 50 public partners and 11 private companies - numbers that should increase over the course of its...

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07/06/18 House of Representatives presents suggestions to reduce debts of rural producers

A committee of the Chamber of Deputies, responsible for checking the causes of indebtedness in the agricultural sector, presented five bills aimed at reducing the impact of debts of rural producers with official banks, commercial...

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07/05/18 Brazil plane-maker Embraer sees shares soar amid talk of deal with Boeing

[BRASÍLIA] Shares in the Brazil aircraft manufacturer Embraer soared on Wednesday on the back of speculation that a deal to create a new company with US plane-maker Boeing was in the offing. Embraer stock was up 4.77 per cent at...

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07/05/18 Bar by bar, Heineken battles AB Inbev in Brazil

SAO PAULO/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Sao Paulo bar owner Arthur Santi has long served up boatloads of ice-cold Skol, one of Brazil’s most popular beer brands and a mainstay of brewing giant Ambev SA (ABEV3.SA). Then last year, rival...

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07/05/18 Banco do Brasil increases agricultural credit offer by 21%

Banco do Brasil will offer R $ 103 billion for the financing of the 2018/2019 agricultural harvest. The amount is 21% higher than what was made available in the last harvest, with lower interest rates. Of the total volume of...

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07/03/18 Oil production in Brazil grows for the fourth consecutive year

Oil production in Brazil grew for the fourth consecutive year on reaching 2.6 million barrels per day in 2017, a rise of 4.2% over the previous year, according to data from the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and...

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07/03/18 Brazil and Vietnam sign partnership in agribusiness

On a mission in Brazil, the Minister of Agriculture of the Vietnam, Ha Kong Tuan, signed last Monday (1st) a memorandum of understanding with the Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, Blairo Maggi, who has the cooperation between...

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07/03/18 GOVERNMENT SIGNS PARTNERSHIP WITH PRIVATE SECTOR FOR RAILROAD CONSTRUCTION

The federal government will have the support of the private sector to increase the country's rail network. chief minister of the General Secretariat of the Presidency, Ronaldo Fonseca, the companies will be responsible for the...

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06/29/18 AGRIBUSINESS GDP EXPECTED TO GROW 3% IN 2018

Brazilian agribusiness is expected to grow by 3.17% in GDP-volume in 2018, according to data from the first quarter of the year, analyzed by Cepea (Center for Advanced Studies in Applied Economics), Esalq / USP, in partnership...

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