News & Articles

News & Articles

The Chamber brings you the latest news articles and market intelligence.

Are you a Member?

Recent News

Join Our Mailing List
OR
01/11/17 Brazil Watchdog Sees 5G Wireless Auctions After 2020

Brazil will auction rights to operate fifth-generation mobile carrier licenses after 2020, once global regulators and carriers agree on terms for the bandwidth and frequencies of the new technology, the head of industry watchdog...

Read more
01/11/17 Stronger U.S. Economy Seen Lifting Brazil, China, Others

The world should hope for a stronger U.S. economy, especially countries like Brazil and China which benefit from the U.S. consumer and corporate investment. In other words, a successful Trump presidency is better for the world...

Read more
01/10/17 The Fading Art Deco Dreams of Brazil’s Heartland

On a recent visit to Goiânia, a bustling city noted for its sway in Brazil’s farm belt, I didn’t expect to stumble across Art Deco gems. But there they were, amid spacious parks, plazas and tree-lined avenues: a train station, a...

Read more
01/10/17 Brazil likely to speed up rate cuts to fight crisis

Analysts expect Brazil's central bank to speed up the pace of interest rate cuts on Wednesday as Latin America's biggest economy struggles to escape its worst recession in a century. If they are right, it will be the third month...

Read more
01/10/17 Artist Maria Lynch Returns to Rio with Interactive Exhibition

On Saturday, January 14th at 7:30 PM, the Carioca and internationally acclaimed artist Maria Lynch’s latest exhibition, Maquina Devir (Become Machine) will open in Ipanema’s Oi Futuro with free entry. Occupying nine of Oi Futuro...

Read more
01/10/17 7 Reasons to Intern Abroad in 2017

If you’re in college and want the adventure of a lifetime you’re probably considering doing a Semester at Sea or a traditional study abroad program. Think again. You can have the adventure of a lifetime while setting yourself up...

Read more
01/09/17 Brazil's Meirelles says to deliver Rio fiscal plan on Wednesday

The Brazilian Finance Ministry expects to present to President Michel Temer on Wednesday a plan to resolve a fiscal crisis in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said on Monday. The plan is still...

Read more
01/09/17 18 Budget Tips All New Entrepreneurs Need to Know

When most people get excited about the idea of starting their own business, they’re usually not thinking about budgeting. Let’s face it: budgeting your business’s finances is necessary and important, but it’s usually not too fun...

Read more
01/09/17 This Social Enterprise is Creating a ‘New Generation of Readers’ in Brazil

Literacy in Brazil is a major problem. Of the 28 million students enrolled, 50 percent scored below the basic proficiency level in the 2012 PISA international assessment tests. According to the Instituto Paulo Montenegro, 27...

Read more
01/09/17 Elbit Systems Brazilian unit wins $100m contract

Elbit Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: ESLT; TASE: ESLT) has announced that its Brazilian subsidiary Ares Aeroespacial e Defesa S.A. has been awarded a framework contract, worth a total of approximately $100 million, to supply 12.7/7.62 mm...

Read more
01/06/17 Meirelles projects improved scenario beginning in 2017

Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles believes that optimism should increase along the coming months and quarters as the economy grows again. He explained that the plan conceived by Michel Temer's administration to get Brazil out...

Read more
01/06/17 Brazil soy export premiums surge on stronger currency

Brazilian soybean export premiums have nearly doubled from a year ago as a stronger currency encouraged local producers to delay sales of an expected record crop, Thomson Reuters data showed on Thursday. Export premiums rose to...

Read more
01/06/17 Brazil's Eletrobras in talks with China's Shangai Electric

A subsidiary of Brazil's power holding company Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA is in talks with China's Shangai Electric Group Co to sell part of its power transmission projects, the company said in a statement. Eletrobras'...

Read more
01/05/17 Secretário prevê melhora de exportações e importações em 2017

O Ministério da Indústria, Comércio Exterior e Serviços prevê recuperação das exportações e importações brasileiras em 2017 e um superávit no mesmo patamar do registrado em 2016, de US$ 47,69 bilhões. As informações são do...

Read more
01/05/17 Brazil Sees Record Number of International Visitors in 2016

Brazil received a record 6.6 million foreign tourists in 2016, boosted by visitors attending the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to figures released Wednesday by the country´s Tourism Ministry. The figure was 4.8%...

Read more
01/05/17 New collaboration explores the future of urban housing in Brazil

The School of Architecture and Planning and the Norman B. Leventhal Center for Advanced Urbanism (LCAU) at MIT have established a long-term initiative to rethink the future of affordable housing in Brazil, which faces an...

Read more
01/04/17 Brazilian government to focus on 4G expansion

A plan to significantly boost the 4G coverage in Brazil will be the bedrock of the new national broadband plan, to be launched by the government at the end of the first quarter of 2017. According to a statement released by the...

Read more
01/04/17 Brazil Real Estate Is Now Cheap And Distressed

Commercial and residential real estate prices in Brazil continue to fall, and after ending 2016 5.5% lower than they did 2015, distressed asset lovers may find Brazil more interesting in 2017. After a decades-long bubble for...

Read more
01/03/17 In Brazil, 80% Say Government Spending Cuts Not A Top Concern

Brazil spending cuts: loved by Wall Street, not really worried about it on Main Street in Brazil. Despite a well orchestrated campaign by teachers unions to protest a constitutional amendment to cap spending, Brazil's senate...

Read more
01/03/17 Discovering the enticing rhythm of Argentina and Brazil on a trip-of-a-lifetime tour

The hashtag ‘solotravel’ has become increasingly popular among women who are doing the Spice Girl thing, high-kicking the glass ceiling with their platforms, in their personal and professional lives. A constant conundrum is...

Read more

Pages