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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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03/17/17 Cautious Optimism in Brazil as Appetite Returns for I.P.O.s

The three-year drought of initial public offerings in Brazil is finally starting to dissipate, giving hope to investors from São Paulo to New York and Boston. Some expect that more than a dozen deals will be filed by the end of...

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03/17/17 Brazil Economy Adds Jobs for First Time in Almost Two Years

Brazil ended a 22-month streak of formal job losses in February in a sign that the economy may be emerging from the worst recession in a century. The country added 35,612 jobs in February in the first monthly increase since March...

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03/17/17 Why Wal-Mart Is Investing More In Brazil

Reports suggest that Wal-Mart is investing $320 million over the next three years to renovate its hypermarkets in Brazil, where it has been struggling to grow revenues. Its international business accounts for nearly 25% of the...

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03/16/17 Veja os vencedores dos leilões de 4 aeroportos realizados hoje

O governo federal leiloou hoje quatro aeroportos: Salvador, Fortaleza, Porto Alegre e Florianópolis. O valor em lances mínimos, que devem ser desembolsados no momento da compra, ficou em R$ 1,46 bilhão, ágio de 93,7% sobre o...

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03/16/17 Lower pension costs could drive Brazil rates to record lows: economists

Interest rates in Brazil could drop to record lows as soon as next year if inflation keeps slowing and Congress passes fiscal austerity measures, providing relief for a nation struggling to emerge from recession, some economists...

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03/16/17 Brazil warns of the perils of a closed economy ahead of G20 talks

Brazil's finance minister has said that he is ready to listen to the U.S.'s policies on trade at this weekend's G20 meeting but speaks from experience when he says he believes a free economy is better for everyone. "Brazil...

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03/15/17 Industry representatives forecast a positive 2017 for Brazil

For João Henrique de Almeida Sousa, president of the SESI National Council, measures taken by the federal government will lead to the resumption of economic growth. With Brazil leaving the economic crisis behind and looking at a...

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03/15/17 Brazilian housebuilder MRV predicts growth despite recession

MRV Engenharia, the Brazilian homebuilder, is aiming to grow up to 50 per cent over the next few years in spite of a severe recession in Latin America’s largest economy that has ravaged much of the housing sector. MRV, which is...

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03/15/17 Brazil Foreign Minister Sees EU-Mercosur Trade Accord This Year

South American trade bloc Mercosur expects to sign a framework accord this year for a trade deal with the European Union as the U.S. shift to isolationism under President Donald Trump encourages it to look outside the hemisphere...

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03/15/17 The 23 cities with the best quality of life in the world

Every year Mercer, one of the world's largest HR consultancy firms, releases its Quality of Living Index, which looks at which cities provide the best quality of life. The ranking is one of the most comprehensive of its kind and...

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03/13/17 WAL-MART EXPANDS AND REBRANDS ITS BRAZILIAN HYPERMARKETS DESPITE POOR SALES

Over the recent holiday season, Wal-Mart’s sales in Brazil dropped by 4.1 percent. Compared to increases by 8.9 percent across Mexico and Central America, the Brazilian hypermarkets are a depressing sight. However, the American...

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