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03/28/17 Brazil Invites Turkish Investment As New Rounds Open In 2017 And 2018

Brazil has invited Turkish oil and gas companies to invest in the South American country’s energy sector revitalization process in 2017 and 2018, according to new reporting from Anadolu Agency. Milton Cosa Filho, of the Brazilian...

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03/28/17 Qatari Fund to Sell $900 Million Holding in Santander Brazil

Qatar Investment Authority, the Persian Gulf country’s sovereign wealth fund, is selling as much as $900 million-worth of shares in Banco Santander SA’s Brazilian unit, taking advantage of a more than 75 percent rally in the...

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03/27/17 BNDES anuncia fundo de R$ 500 milhões para investir em startups

O Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico (BNDES) anunciou que lançará em abril chamada pública para contratar o gestor de um fundo de R$ 500 milhões destinado às startups brasileiras. A intenção é que as empresas que recebam...

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03/27/17 Brazil breathes a sigh of relief as most meat export bans lifted

China, Chile and Egypt lifted suspensions on Brazilian meat imports on Saturday in a victory for the Latin American country`s third-biggest export industry, the Brazilian government said. China, which accounts for about one-...

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03/27/17 China lifts ban on Brazilian beef

China has lifted an import ban on beef from Brazil after Brazilian authorities promised to block shipments by producers at the center of a product quality scandal, a foreign ministry spokeswoman said Monday. Brazil also has...

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03/27/17 Delegation from Brazil’s aerospace conglomerate to visit Zambia

A delegation from Brazil’s aerospace conglomerate (Embraer) that produces military, commercial, executive and agriculture aircraft and provides aeronautical services, will next week be visiting Zambia on programmes aimed at...

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03/27/17 Brazilian Congress prepares to pass Temer’s pension reform

With the end of the waiting period for the Brazilian deputies and senators to present amendments to President Michel Temer's pension reform on Friday, March 17, the Lower House of the National Congress has scheduled to discuss...

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03/24/17 Environmentalists and farmers must unite to save Amazon, says ex Brazilian minister

Former Brazilian Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira has made an impassioned plea for a "new politics of consensus", urging farmers, environmentalists and big business to unite in the battle to save the Amazon. Teixeira said...

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03/24/17 Central Bank Now Basically Governing Brazil

It was bound to happen sooner or later. The Central Bank of Brazil is now the directional factor in the country. Political policy is upside down. If not for the central bank and external forces, Brazil would be in trouble again...

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03/23/17 Brazil approves $3.9 billion BM&FBovespa-Cetip tie-up

Brazil's antitrust watchdog Cade on Wednesday approved financial bourse BM&FBovespa SA's (BVMF3.SA) takeover of rival clearinghouse Cetip SA Mercados Organizados (CTIP3.SA), and will not require any antitrust measures beyond...

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03/23/17 Brazil ramps up domestic space satellite, rocket programs

Brazil is developing technology to send domestically-made satellites into space with its own rockets by the end of the decade, aerospace executives and officials said ahead of the launch of the nation's first defense and...

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03/22/17 Reforms could lift Brazil's potential growth to 4 percent, minister says

Economic reforms including a revamp of Brazil's pension system may allow Latin America's largest economy to reach a 4 percent annual growth rate in coming years without stoking inflation, Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said...

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03/22/17 Brazil new soy frontier Matopiba contributing to record crop

Brazil's newest soy frontier, the Matopiba region stretching across four northern states, is contributing to a record crop this year as good weather spurs a recovery in agricultural yields after several drought-hit seasons....

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03/22/17 Temer: "prompt response" reverses South Korea decision on chicken

Ministries of Agriculture and Foreign Affairs are working to demonstrate the strictness of Brazil’s health inspection services and the quality of our exports. President Michel Temer said on Tuesday (21 March) that South Korea...

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03/21/17 Satélite Geoestacionário será lançado ao espaço nesta quarta-feira (22)

O lançamento do Satélite Geoestacionário de Defesa e Comunicações Estratégicas (SGDC) ao espaço foi remarcado para quarta-feira (22) devido a uma greve que atinge a Guiana Francesa. Por causa da paralisação, a entrada do Centro...

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03/21/17 Capgemini launches innovation center in Brazil

IT outsourcing and consultancy firm Capgemini has launched a new innovation center for the development of digital and cloud services for Brazilian clients. The site is based in São Paulo and employs 120 professionals who work...

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03/21/17 What the United States can learn from Brazil right now

Just as the United States looks to take a more protectionist tilt, Brazil is talking up its push towards free trade. At this weekend's meeting of G-20 finance ministers, Brazil was one several nations to point out dangers of anti...

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03/20/17 Brazil's Temer Says Economy Turning Around, Confidence Rising

The Brazilian economy has begun to turn around, jobs are being created, and business confidence is slowly recovering, President Michel Temer said on Friday, touting initial successes of his recovery plan. Speaking at a business...

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03/20/17 Brazilian President Temer receives Abdullah Bin Zayed

President Michel Temer of Brazil received on Thursday Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, and discussed ways of consolidating bilateral ties in areas of economy, trade...

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03/20/17 Government of Brazil earns over US$1 billion from airport concession

Three foreign groups will manage four airports in Brazil, for whose concessions they paid 3.72 billion reais (US$1.17 billion) during an auction held on Thursday in Brasilia, said Brazilian airport infrastructure company Empresa...

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