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US will negotiate exemption on Brazilian steel imports, Temer says

President Michel Temer reported during a meeting of the Economic and Social Development Council (CDES) on Wednesday (21 March) that the United States government has designated Brazil as one of the first countries with which it will negotiate an exemption in the recently-announced tariffs on steel

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Suzano wins battle for Fibria, creating Brazil pulp giant

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil’s Suzano Papel e Celulose SA (SUZB3.SA) won a battle to tie up with larger rival Fibria Celulose SA (FIBR3.SA), creating the world’s biggest wood pulp producer despite aggressive offers from Netherlands-based Paper Excellence BV.

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U.S. space companies aim to help Brazil rocket base lift off

BRASILIA (Reuters) - U.S. companies eager to tap into the fast-growing market for low-cost satellite launches could become the first customers when Brazil’s Alcantara space center near the equator opens as a commercial spaceport, executives and Brazilian officials said.

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Amazon may finally bring its full retail business to Brazil

In 2017, Amazon Brazil started allowing third-party sellers to list their items on the website. Apparently, though, that could've been just the beginning of the e-commerce titan's expansion in the biggest retail market in Latin America.

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Wintershall looks to Brazil for new oil production ventures

KASSEL, Germany (Reuters) - BASF’s oil and gas subsidiary Wintershall announced plans on Wednesday to expand into Brazil’s growing offshore oil sector as part of a drive to boost sales and profit this year.

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Brazil's defense minister says SpaceX, Boeing interested in launching from Amazon base

Brazil's defense minister said on Thursday that Boeing, Lockheed Martin, SpaceX and other U.S. aerospace companies have expressed interest in launching rockets from its Alcantara military base near the equator and visited the site in December.

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Nestle set to launch first organic products in Brazil in coming weeks

Nestle SA will launch its first organic food line in Brazil in the coming weeks, an executive told Reuters, as the world’s biggest food company makes a global push to capture growing interest in healthy and organic products.

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Oracle hires former Salesforce Brazil head

Former Salesforce Brazil head Mauricio Prado was hired by Oracle as sales Vice President for business applications.

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Microsoft Pours Money Into Fast-Growing Brazil as Demand Booms

Microsoft is hitting the gas in Brazil.

"Investments in the country are only going up," country manager Paula Bellizia said in an interview at Microsoft Corp.’s Sao Paulo office. "The appetite of companies of all sizes for cloud services in Brazil is giant."

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Amazon is looking to lease an enormous warehouse near Sao Paulo, Brazil

Amazon is looking to lease a 50,000-square-meter warehouse just outside Sao Paulo, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as it steps up its push into Latin America's biggest retail market, Brazil.

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