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05/10/17 CGU e Planejamento destacam avanços da Gestão de Riscos no Governo Federal

Evento comemorou o primeiro ano de vigência da Instrução Normativa nº 01. Ministério da Transparência já capacitou cerca de 3,5 mil servidores na área. O Ministério da Transparência, Fiscalização e Controladoria-Geral da União (...

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05/10/17 Temer: IBGE data confirm need for pension reform

IBGE studies show the rapid ageing of the Brazilian population. For the president, we need to change the culture of seeing account deficits as 'natural'. President of the Republic Michel Temer said on Monday (8) that data from...

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05/10/17 Brazilian Q1 sugar exports in containers up 14% year on year to 591,121 mt

Brazilian sugar shipments in containers in the first quarter were 14% higher year on year at 591,121 mt, which was down 10% from Q4 2016, data from shipping agency Williams Brazil showed. The port of Santos accounted for 92% of...

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05/05/17 Brazil launches satellite that will democratise broadband access

With an investment of R$ 2 billion and launched from the Kourou Space Centre in the French Guiana, satellite will be put to civil and military use. This Thursday (4), the President of the Republic Michel Temer, stated that the...

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05/05/17 World Can't Get Enough Soy, Top Growers Ship at Record Pace

The world can’t seem to get its fill of soybeans. Exports from the U.S. and Brazil, the world’s largest growers, are the highest ever for this time of year, and demand is poised to eclipse earlier government forecasts for a...

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05/04/17 Mapa mostra quanto os países ganham (e dependem) do turismo

O Brasil tem a 10a maior indústria de turismo do planeta – mas por causa do tamanho da nossa economia, o setor não chega a ser central. É o que mostra um mapa feito pelo site de informação de custos HowMuch.net (veja a versão...

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05/04/17 In controversial move, Brazil may outsource Amazon deforestation monitoring

In a major change, Brazil's Ministry of the Environment is looking for a company to help it monitor deforestation in the Amazon. "This is a surprise for everyone … crazy stuff," says Tasso Azevedo, coordinator of the Greenhouse...

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05/04/17 Meirelles predicts "strong" employment recovery in 2017

Finance Minister highlighted the importance of economic reforms, predicted labour market will reverse negative trend before the end of this year. Brazilian Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said this Tuesday (2 May) that he has...

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05/03/17 Rising Commodity Prices Fuel Brazil's Record Trade Surplus in April

Brazil's trade surplus rose to $6.969 billion last month, government data showed on Tuesday, a record for a month of April as prices for main exports such as soy, iron ore and oil rose. Economists in a Reuters poll predicted a...

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05/02/17 Opposition to Brazilian beef imports grows

As the Brazilian beef scandal plays out, several U.S. lawmakers have introduced a bill to impose a 120-day ban on imports of Brazilian beef, and some groups are pushing for a return of country-of-origin labeling of meat. The...

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05/02/17 Brazilian music

Music is arguably Brazil's most valued contribution to world culture. Brazilian songs like The girl from Ipanema and Aquarela do Brasil are among the most performed and recorded tunes of all times, the world over. What makes...

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05/02/17 Brazil’s President Temer Says Reforms Will Continue

Two days after one of the largest nationwide strikes Brazil has seen in decades, President Michel Temer, said that the demonstrations seen on Friday are typical of a democracy and that the country will continue to move forward...

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05/01/17 Tight Fuel Ethanol Supplies in Brazil Boost U.S. Exports

U.S. Fuel Ethanol exports are up sharply in the current marketing year, thanks in part to tighter fuel supplies in Brazil, which are resulting in higher U.S. imports. The change can be traced to an increase in the price of sugar...

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05/01/17 Temer inaugurates new Japanese culture project

Venue brings the two countries together through cultural awareness and new business opportunities. President Michel Temer inaugurated the Japan House São Paulo space this Sunday (30 April). The project is a global initiative by...

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05/01/17 U.S. soy exports big beneficiary of Brazil's price woes

The Brazilian farmer’s reluctance to sell newly harvested soybeans may have finally paid off for U.S. soybean merchants, who could be in for some better-than-expected export sales in the coming months. By the end of March,...

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04/28/17 Brazil minister backs tariff to curb U.S. ethanol imports

Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi has asked Brazil's foreign trade council to impose tariffs on ethanol imports following a surge in shipments from the United States, an official said on Thursday, a move that could stir trade...

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04/28/17 Brazil Is Ready to Turn the Page on an Era of Recession and Graft

Once Dilma Rousseff was impeached last August, much of the world’s media turned its focus from Brazil toward other issues: Trump’s triumph, Brexit fallout, European elections, Putin’s plans, and North Korean threats. But this...

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04/28/17 Who Has Your Back in Brazil? Second Annual Report Shows Telecom Privacy Slowly Improving

Today InternetLab, Brazil’s leading digital rights organization, released their 2017 report on local telecommunications companies, and how they treat their customer's private information. Brazil’s “Quem defende seus dados?” (“Who...

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04/28/17 Congress Approves New Immigration Law

Brazil's congress has approved a new immigration law guaranteeing the same rights to foreign residents as to native-born Brazilians. The Migration Law was approved by the country's senate April 18 after having passed the lower...

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04/28/17 Como posso conseguir contatos de investidores para minha ideia?

Essa questão tem sido recorrente. Embora já tenha sido explorada em outros artigos de minha autoria, sempre surgem novas perguntas com pequenas diferenças de sintaxe e foco, mas todas convergem numa questão singularmente...

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