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04/10/17 Markets Spotlight: Brazil keeps hold of investors’ interest

Our round-up of the best comment and analysis from the Financial Times during the week focuses on the role of investor relations officers, evaluation of Bank of England’s Corporate Bond Purchase Scheme and investors sentiment...

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04/10/17 Brazil pilots Bitcoin solution for real estate registration

Ubitquity LLC recently launched to a pilot project in Brazil, recording real estate ownership on the Bitcoin blockchain. The Delaware-based startup runs a platform that secures the records using Colu's colored coins protocol. A...

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04/10/17 Brazil beef exports seen returning to normal

Brazil's beef exports should return to normal levels between April and May as the country's efforts to reverse import bans have started to bear fruit in the wake of a food safety scandal that surfaced last month, industry group...

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04/10/17 Marcos Pereira defends more Latin America trade

Increasing intraregional trade integration was one of the main topics addressed during the World Economic Forum for Latin America, held this Thursday (6 April) in Buenos Aires. Speaking during the event, also attended by...

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04/10/17 Brazil to waive 30 pct IPI tax on Colombian autos

Brazil has agreed to allow imports of Colombian vehicles and car parts without a 30 percent industrial products tax (IPI) as part of a bilateral auto pact under negotiation during Mercosur trade talks with Latin America's Pacific...

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04/06/17 2017 Brazil Summit

Organized for over a decade, the Brazil Summit is one of the most important events in the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce’s annual calendar. Government officials, business leaders, members of the international financial...

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04/05/17 Brazil lawmakers vote to regulate Uber, other apps

Brazil's lower house of Congress voted on Tuesday to give cities greater power to regulate ride-hailing app Uber and other transportation apps, paving the way for local governments to charge taxes, require insurance and pension...

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04/05/17 Brazil and Other Bright Spots in Latin America

The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States has caused Mexico some concern about its relationship with its neighbor to the north, particularly in the area of trade. President Trump’s stated objective to keep...

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04/05/17 Brazil home prices fall slightly in March, survey finds

Brazilian home prices fell for the first time in 13 months in March, signaling that demand for residential property remains weak as Latin America's largest economy struggles with a three-year recession and household indebtedness...

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04/04/17 Hub55 aims to lure Brazilian entrepreneurs to New Haven

The city has a new business hub designed to woo Brazilian entrepreneurs to build technology-driven companies here. Monday’s opening of Hub55 in the former New Haven Savings Bank Building at 195 Church St. was the culmination of...

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04/04/17 Google, Lemann Foundation Invest $6.4M to Deliver Lessons to Brazilian Teachers’ Phones

On March 22, Google and the Lemann Foundation, an education nonprofit in Brazil, announced plans for an initiative that will deliver digital lessons directly to the cellphones of elementary school teachers. The content will be...

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04/03/17 As melhores universidades do mundo em cada área; veja ranking

A consultoria Quacquarelli Symonds divulgou um estudo que avalia e classifica as melhores universidades do mundo em cada área de conhecimento. Chamado de QS World University Ranking by Subject, o ranking conta com 46 disciplinas...

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04/03/17 ‘The river is life’ - a photographer among the Arawete in Brazil

Alice Kohler is a Brazilian photographer who has visited over 20 countries during her career. In Brazil in particular she has travelled into some of the remotest parts of the Amazon basin and spent time with many of the country’s...

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04/03/17 Lenovo appoints new Brazil head

Chinese firm Lenovo has announced the appointment a new president for its operations in Brazil this week. Ricardo Bloj has taken over the role of president at the company, 14 months after joining Lenovo as chief operations...

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04/03/17 Renova may close sale of Brazilian wind complex on Monday

Renova Energia SA (BVMF:RNEW11) is expected to complete the sale of the 386-MW Alto Sertao II wind power complex in Brazil’s Bahia state as early as Monday, Reuters reports. AES Tiete Energia SA, a Brazilian unit of US power...

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03/31/17 BRAZIL SEEN PRODUCING A HUGE SOYBEAN CROP

Brazil could harvest 113.3 million tons of soybeans in the 2016/2017 season. According to the Rally da Safra, the main expedition to monitor the grain harvest in Brazil, this estimate is a result of favorable weather and an...

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03/31/17 Gezhouba plans to buy Brazilian utility

A China Gezhouba Group Co Ltd subsidiary plans to purchase a 100 percent stake of a Brazilian water supply company, in a bid to expand its investment in local public-private partnership projects and to improve its presence in the...

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03/30/17 Mercado mundial de serviços em nuvem pública crescerá 18% em 2017

O Gartner, instituto de consultoria na área de tecnologia, estima que o mercado mundial de serviços de Nuvem Pública crescerá 18% em 2017, chegando a US$ 246,8 bilhões, acima dos US$ 209,2 bilhões registrados em 2016. O maior...

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03/30/17 Brazil eyeing presidential visit to White House

Brazilian and U.S. officials are in talks about a White House visit by President Michel Temer to discuss bilateral trade and investment issues, two sources in Temer's office said on Wednesday. U.S. President Donald Trump invited...

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03/30/17 Brazil Group Maintains Beef Export Forecast Despite Scandal

Brazilian beef exporting group Abiec has kept its 2017 export projections unchanged at 1.5 million tons despite a sharp drop in March shipments caused by a federal police probe into alleged corruption and bribes targeting food-...

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