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11/15/17 Germany, Britain inject $153 million in Amazon climate change fight

Germany and Britain will provide a combined $153 million to expand programs to fight climate change and deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, according to a statement from the Brazilian government on Tuesday. Roughly $88...

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11/14/17 Brazil's Serabi to buy Coringa gold project for $22 mln

Brazilian miner Serabi Gold said on Tuesday it would buy Brazil’s Coringa gold project for $22 million from Anfield Gold Corp, a move that will double its production and lower its overall costs. The purchase price for Coringa...

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11/14/17 Brazil's Central Bank Is Ramping Up Blockchain R&D

The Central Bank of Brazil is building with just about every blockchain it can get its hands on. In a new interview about its plans for the nascent technology, members of the central bank's blockchain team revealed they are...

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11/14/17 The Latest: Brazil says deforestation rate slowing

Brazil says the rate of deforestation in its Amazon conservation areas fell by 28 percent over the past year, the second lowest level in decades. The Latin American nation says satellite data show 159 square kilometers (61 square...

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11/13/17 Brazil's biodiesel output to grow 31 pct next year -Abiove

Brazil’s biodiesel output was forecast to rise by 31 percent in 2018, industry group Abiove said on Thursday, after the government advanced a much anticipated increase in the amount of the biofuel required to be mixed with diesel...

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11/13/17 Government launches new platform to tackle trade barriers

In order to help Brazilian companies avoid barriers to foreign trade and facilitate Brazilian exports to foreign markets, President Michel Temer has issued a decree launching the Electronic System for the Monitoring of Barriers...

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11/13/17 Thank You, Mexico -- Brazilian Bonds Can Take It From Here

For the first time in four years, Brazil can pay about the same as Mexico to borrow, underscoring a remarkable comeback by Latin America’s biggest economy from a nadir of recession and corruption. Brazil government bonds now...

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11/09/17 Meirelles: Pension reform will boost "confidence and solidity" in the economy

Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles reinforced on Wednesday (8) the need for approval of the pension reform before the end of this year. After meeting with President Michel Temer and members of Congress, the minister said the new...

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11/09/17 Facebook And Twitter Are the Newest Battlegrounds in Brazil’s Election

Less than a year before Brazil’s presidential elections, potential candidates are ramping up social media presence as they brace for a tight race with shrinking financial resources. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube are...

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11/08/17 $1.5B investment will strengthen research and innovation in Brazil

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is going to invest US$ 1.5 billion in research and innovation work in Brazil over the next five years. The announcement was confirmed on Monday (6) by Gilberto Kassab, Minister of Science...

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11/08/17 Lucro da Gerdau aumenta 46,7% no trimestre e soma R$ 134,77 milhões

A siderúrgica Gerdau registrou lucro líquido atribuído aos controladores de R$ 134,77 milhões no terceiro trimestre, uma alta de 46,73% na comparação com um ano antes, beneficiada principalmente por menor despesa financeira...

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11/07/17 Planning Minister: "Brazil has entered a new growth cycle"

Following structural reforms and the change in course in the economy, Brazil has entered a new growth cycle and has the potential to grow from 3% to 3.5% without affecting inflation. The assessment was made by the Minister of...

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11/06/17 Michigan firms embark on trade mission to Brazil, Argentina

Business leaders from seven Michigan companies are traveling to South America on a trade mission to increase export opportunities. The Michigan Economic Development Corp. says the trade mission starts Sunday and runs through Nov...

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11/06/17 BRAZIL: Ibovespa Rises On Volatile Session, Fearing U.S. Interest Rate Hike

Ibovespa, the benchmark stock index in Brazil, rose 0.12% Friday, closing at 73,915.43 points amid high volatility on a session marked by economic data in the United States - which reinforced fears that the interest rate in that...

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11/03/17 Grain trade a boon as Brazil's Itaqui seeks higher shipping volumes

Brazil’s Itaqui port, the country’s closest deepwater gateway to the Panama Canal, has projected a rise in 2017 shipping volumes thanks to a record grain harvest and development of a new northern farming frontier. Most of Itaqui’...

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11/03/17 Unemployment drops for ninth consecutive month to lowest level of the year

In the wake of improvements in the labour market and the recovery of the economy as a whole, joblessness fell for the ninth consecutive month in Brazil. The unemployment rate fell from 13% to 12.4% in the quarter ended in...

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11/03/17 Supply woes: Brazil cuts into U.S. soybean market share in China

Brazil is expected to win a larger share of China’s soybean imports in coming months, hitting U.S. exporters during the peak marketing season for their most valuable farm product as the world grapples with a fifth consecutive...

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11/02/17 Trade balance has best October in history

In another positive result for the Brazilian economy, the country’s foreign trade had its best performance for a month of October in history. The trade balance - i.e. the difference between exports and imports - ended the month...

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11/02/17 Bunge eyes IPO of Brazilian sugar mills stake

A stake in Brazilian sugar mills that have been a financial millstone for Bunge, the agricultural trader and processor, may be floated in an initial public offering after a sale process attracted no buyers, the company said. New...

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11/01/17 Industry output has best September in four years

After two years of the most severe recession in Brazilian history, economic indicators continue to paint a more positive horizon for the country's economy. Data released on Wednesday (1 November) by the Brazilian Institute of...

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