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02/16/17 Brazil Hopes FGTS Fund Will Inject R$30 Billion into Economy

A recent measure adopted by the Brazilian government to allow nearly 30.2 million workers to withdraw the amounts deposited in inactive workers’ fund (FGTS) is expected to inject R$30 billion into the Brazilian economy by the...

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02/15/17 World's diplomats seeking reassurance from US at G20 meeting

Foreign ministers from most of the world's leading powers are heading to a diplomatic summit of the Group of 20 industrialized and emerging economies in Germany, with all eyes on the new U.S. Secretary of State for clues about...

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02/14/17 Huge U.S. corn exports face hurdles from South American rivals

The United States appears well on its way to exporting the largest volume of corn in nine years, but there will be some hurdles to overcome in order to meet the full expectation for the season. The United States is the world’s No...

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02/14/17 This Brazilian Brewer Is Making Beer Out of $20,000 Bonsai Trees

The craft beer market has grown so rapidly in recent years that breweries are getting increasingly creative in order to set their products apart from the rest. In the case of Heroica, located in the Brazilian city of Jundiaí (...

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02/13/17 Brazil Is The Hottest Big Emerging Market Right Now

Brazil is the hottest thing in emerging market equity right now. Their recession? Over. Downgrade risk? Not over. So says Fitch Ratings Shelly Shetty. "Brazil's sovereign rating (BB-) is supported by economic diversity, high per...

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02/13/17 Heineken takes battle to AB InBev in Brazil with $1 billion Kirin deal

Heineken (HEIN.AS), the world's second-largest brewer, agreed on Monday to buy the loss-making Brazilian breweries of Japan's Kirin Holdings (2503.T) to boost its presence in the world's third-biggest beer market. The Dutch...

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02/10/17 Brazil and Portugal seek deeper defence industrial co-operation

Brazilian defence minister Raul Jungmann met his Portuguese counterpart, José Alberto Azeredo Lopes, on 9 February as part of the first joint Brazilian-Portuguese Defence Industry Dialogue, a two-day event held in Porto with the...

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02/10/17 Building A Healthy eCommerce Business In Brazil

From political strife to the Olympics snafu, Brazil’s last decade has been a rollercoaster ride. But there could be hope on the way, with recent political stability, a flourishing startup scene, growing mobile penetration and a...

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02/10/17 Brazilian saxophone player Leo Gandelman to play in KL

The name Leo Gandelman may not ring a bell for local jazz lovers but the Brazilian saxophone player is worshipped in his homeland. The musician will be performing in Malaysia at the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre. Presented...

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02/09/17 Marketing Lessons for Your Start-Up: 3 Success Stories

Many entrepreneurs make one of two fatal mistakes early in their company's history: Either they believe their product can stand on its own without a formal marketing strategy, or they spend far too much of their fragile budget on...

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02/09/17 Meirelles diz que PIB cresce já no 1º trimestre

O ministro da Fazenda, Henrique Meirelles, disse que a economia brasileira “já cresce neste trimestre” e a atividade vai ganhar tração nos próximos meses. “A boa notícia é que o País já cresce neste trimestre. O Brasil cresce em...

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02/09/17 Brazilian auto production up for third consecutive month

Confident with improved economy, auto industry accelerated output. In January alone, automakers increased production by 17.06%. Confident in the country's economic recovery, the automotive industry has accelerated production. In...

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02/08/17 Brazil, Argentina push for closer trade with Mexico in Trump era

The leaders of Brazil and Argentina said on Tuesday they would pursue closer ties with Mexico and other Latin American nations alarmed by U.S. President Donald Trump's promises to tear apart trade deals and build a wall to...

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02/08/17 Expansão agropecuária impulsiona demanda por recursos do BNDES

Com R$ 2,13 bilhões desembolsados no ano passado, a participação da agropecuária nas liberações do BNDES para o Rio Grande do Sul aumentou de 22,6% em 2015 para 30,1% em 2016 – quase o dobro da participação do setor no total...

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02/08/17 The 30 Cheapest Places To Travel In 2017

Time to start packing your bags: 2017 is shaping up to be a banner year for budget travel. The dollar is enjoying historic highs — meaning your money goes much further in many destinations around the globe — and according to an...

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02/07/17 Temer: Brazil seeks "shared prosperity" with Argentina

President Michel Temer this Tuesday (7) advocated for closer relations with Argentina as a way of achieving "shared prosperity" among South American countries. In an article published in O Globo, a newspaper, the president...

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02/07/17 Salão do Estudante oferece opções de ensino fora do país e atrai estudantes

O Salão do Estudante, maior feira de educação internacional da América Latina, desembarca no Brasil no mês de março para sua 23° edição e percorrerá seis capitais: São Paulo (11 e 12), Rio de Janeiro (14 e 15), Porto Alegre (17...

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02/06/17 Brazil to open up to foreign buyers

President Michel Temer will propose legislation to lift restrictions on foreign ownership of airlines and agricultural land in Brazil as he strives to pull the economy out of a two-year recession, government sources say. Temer's...

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02/06/17 Gran Tierra Energy Inc. Announces Sale of Brazil Business

Gran Tierra Energy Inc. ("Gran Tierra" or the "Company") (nyse mkt:GTE)(GTE), a company focused on oil and gas exploration and production in Colombia, is pleased to announce that a purchase and sale agreement (the "Agreement")...

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02/06/17 Cinco lições de startups para beneficiar grandes empresas

No mundo dinâmico, digital e transformador, a inovação aberta é a melhor maneira de se manter vivo e competitivo no mercado corporativo. A Visa enxergou na inovação aberta uma grande oportunidade para construir o futuro dos meios...

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