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06/26/17 Brazil's Eldorado eyes sale of eucalyptus forests, paper says

Eldorado Brasil Celulose SA has sounded out potential buyers for its forests, newspaper Valor Econômico reported on Monday, as the Brazilian wood pulpmaker seeks fresh capital amid a corruption scandal ensnaring its controlling...

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06/26/17 Brazil to try to reverse US ban on Brazil meat

Brazil’s agriculture minister plans to travel to the United States to try to reverse the American ban of beef imports from Latin America’s biggest country. Blairo Maggi’s posted social media comments on his trip and the ban late...

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06/23/17 Temer reaffirms Brazil's commitment to the environment in Oslo

During an official visit to Norway, President Michel Temer highlighted the efforts by the Brazilian government to combat deforestation. In a meeting with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, he reaffirmed that preserving the...

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06/23/17 Brazil-based Neoway raises $45 million to bring its sales analytics to the U.S.

Neoway, which provides data and analytics to companies in Brazil, announced today that it has raised $45 million to expand into the U.S. QMS Capital led the round, with existing investors Accel, Monashees, and Endeavor Catalyst...

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06/22/17 Leaders of Russia, Brazil agree to expand ties

The leaders of Russia and Brazil have agreed to enhance coordination of their foreign policy moves. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Brazilian counterpart Michel Temer signed a statement on "strengthening a strategic...

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06/22/17 Vice Media Signs Deal With Brazil’s Grupo Globo

Hot on the heels of securing a $450 million private equity investment, Vice Media has signed a deal with Brazilian media giant Grupo Globo to expand the youth-focused brand’s footprint in Latin America’s largest country. The deal...

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06/21/17 Temer and Putin discuss Brazil's economic progress

President Temer also recalled the similarities between Brazil and Russia and assessed dialogue between the two countries as positive. President Temer met with Russian President Vladmir Putin today (21 June) in the Kremlin, in...

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06/21/17 Brazil's president announces plan to protect forest – after plea from Gisele

The Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bündchen appears to have succeeded where conservationists and scientists have failed: by persuading the president, Michel Temer, to veto legislation that would have slashed protected reserves in...

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06/21/17 Brazilian stocks rise, led by Embraer; Mexican peso slips

Brazilian stocks rose on Monday, supported by planemaker Embraer SA, while the Mexican peso slipped from a 13-month peak after comments by a Federal Reserve official supported bets of further U.S. interest rate hikes. Embraer SA...

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06/21/17 Roving Vans in Japan Provide Mobile Banking, Food From Home for Brazilian Community

Japan's nearly 200,000-strong Brazilian immigrant community live in pockets scattered across the middle of the country, clustered around auto parts factories or warehouses where they have jobs. To reach them, Brazilian companies...

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06/20/17 As cidades mais inteligentes do Brasil em 11 critérios

O que é necessário para integrar o seleto grupo das cidades mais inteligentes de um país? Segundo a consultoria Urban Systems, a resposta é única: uma cidade só é inteligente e conectada quando consegue pensar o planejamento...

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06/20/17 Experts point to increased trade relations to Russia

Weather limitations require Russia to import part of what it consumes, and Brazil has become an important trade partner in meeting that demand in recent years. According to José Luiz Pagnussat, an economist at the National School...

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06/20/17 For Invesco, high yields make Brazil too big to ignore

Shunning politically volatile Brazil makes no sense for emerging-market investors, according to Invesco Ltd. The firm with $841-billion (U.S.) under management is looking to “re-engage” in Brazil after taking some profits earlier...

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06/19/17 Jones Day, Weil Gotshal, Mattos Filho and Mundie ink Nextel Brazil sale

The New York office of Jones Day and Brazil’s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados have helped NII Holdings reach a US$200 million deal with Norwegian telecoms company AINMT to jointly operate Brazilian mobile...

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06/16/17 Temer defends discussion on state debt with BNDES

During a dinner this Tuesday (13) that brought 18 state governors together in the Presidential Palace, President Michel Temer defended that the renegotiation of the states' debts with the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES)...

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06/14/17 Setor de serviços cresce 1,0% em abril, acima do esperado

O volume de serviços no Brasil iniciou o segundo trimestre com o melhor resultado em um ano e acima do esperado, em meio ao ambiente de inflação baixa e no mesmo movimento visto em outros importantes setores, como indústria e...

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06/14/17 Brazil: the new insurance giant

A low insurance penetration rate, large market and growing middle class bring new opportunities for insurers investing in the Brazilian market. The development of information and communication technology in the country is also...

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06/14/17 Is Brazil the New Sweden for U.S. Agency Recruiters?

When Wieden & Kennedy hired an Argentine creative in 1997 for a job in Portland, Ore., José Mollá was a rarity. And when he tried to hire a creative team from Brazil, no one wanted to come. "It was kind of unheard of to have...

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06/13/17 Brazil’s study travel market bounces back

Brazil’s outbound study surged by 14% in 2016, with more than 247,000 students studying abroad during the year as exchange rates improved, according to Brazil’s largest study travel association. The first published results from...

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06/13/17 Statoil Bets Big On Brazil, Aims To Triple Production By 2030

Statoil will more than triple its production in Brazil by becoming the sole operator of the Carcara discovery, according to the Norwegian company’s local subsidiary. “We expect (Statoil's) equity production to more than triple in...

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