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09/12/17 Financial market projects lower inflation and higher growth for 2017 and 2018

Financial institution economists continue to present positive scenarios for the Brazilian economy as the country resumes economic activity. The Focus Bulletin published on Monday (11) reveals that economists expect stronger...

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09/11/17 Brazilian company to build in Dublin

Koinonia, a Brazilian company that manufactures industrial-use foam, auto parts and soundproofing equipment made public Friday its intention to build a $3.5 million facility in the ShaeDawn Industrial Park on Cleburne Boulevard...

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09/11/17 Pilgrim's Pride buys poultry supplier for $1 billion

Pilgrim’s Pride Corp (PPC.O), a U.S. based chicken processor, said on Monday it bought poultry supplier Moy Park from Brazil’s JBS SA (JBSS3.SA) in a deal valued at about $1 billion. JBS is rushing to sell assets worth $1.8...

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09/11/17 Australian government signs technology and science agreement with Brazil

The Australian and Brazilian governments have signed an agreement that will enable researchers from both countries to collaborate more closely on technology, innovation, and science projects. The agreement -- signed by Australian...

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09/08/17 30 amazing facts about Brazil, home to a hidden mountain and a ghost town in the jungle

With the country celebrating 195 years of independence, here are a few fascinating facts about Brazil. The world’s best beach – according to TripAdvisor – is Baia do Sancho, in Brazil. It is found in the archipelago of Fernando...

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09/07/17 Brazil’s central bank cuts rates by 100 basis points

Brazil’s central bank has cut interest rates by 100 basis points as it pushes ahead with a rapid easing of monetary policy following a precipitous fall in inflation. The central bank cut interest rates to 8.25 per cent, the...

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09/07/17 Monuments and museums honour Brazilian independence

Brazilians and visitors wishing to learn more about the country's history, and especially its independence, can take this holiday to visit one of several destinations throughout the country that work to preserve the history of...

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09/07/17 Agriculture and livestock to add a further R$ 30 bn to GDP this year

With a robust Harvest Plan coupled with support and development tools organised by the government, Brazil’s agriculture and livestock sector is expected to generate record wealth for Brazil in 2017. Studies show that the segment...

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09/06/17 WhatsApp eyes enterprise growth in Brazil

Instant messaging app WhatsApp is looking to build on its popularity in Brazil to grow its footprint within the enterprise space. Brazilian bank Itaú, the 10th largest bank in the world by market value, is the most significant...

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09/06/17 BRAZIL’S FARMERS SEE MORE PROFIT IN RAISING SOYBEANS

This year’s record corn production, low prices, and already high inventories will force smaller corn acres in Brazil’s future. In a study of crop prospects by the National Supply Company (Conab) released Wednesday, the Brazilian...

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09/06/17 Brazil stocks, currency up on renewed fiscal optimism

Brazil's stocks and currency rallied on Wednesday after Congress cleared two key fiscal bills, adding to investor optimism over President Michel Temer's ability to pass market-friendly reforms. Lawmakers late on Tuesday approved...

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09/05/17 Produção industrial surpreende com alta de julho, diz IBGE

A indústria brasileira iniciou o segundo semestre com uma alta maior do que a prevista pelo mercado. A produção do setor cresceu 0,8% na passagem de junho para julho, pela série com ajustes sazonais, informou há pouco o Instituto...

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09/05/17 Brazilian mobile market shows signs of recovery

Mobile phone sales in Brazil have been showing signs of recovery in 2017 after the decline seen as a result of the economic slowdown, according to a new study by analyst firm IDC. Some 12,8 million devices sold in the second...

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09/01/17 Estabilidade no semestre é melhor resultado para o período desde 2014

O Produto Interno Bruto (PIB) brasileiro acumulado no primeiro semestre ficou estável, no melhor resultado para um semestre desde os primeiros seis meses de 2014, quando subiu 1,5%. Desde então, o PIB do país vinha apresentando...

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08/31/17 Brazilian government debates first national digital strategy

The Brazilian government has launched a public consultation to define the country's first national digital strategy. Within the debate, which has been receiving input from the civil society during this month, initiatives and...

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08/30/17 BNDES’s credit for machinery and equipment increases 90% in July

The BNDES disbursements for financing machinery and equipment accelerated in July, resulting in a 10% increase in disbursements from Finame, a line of credit for capital goods, in the first seven months of the year. R$11 billion...

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08/30/17 Wal-Mart eyes $316 million in Brazil store reforms through 2019

Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) plans to invest around 1 billion reais ($316 million) in Brazil through 2019 to refurbish about 120 stores, as larger rivals in Latin America’s biggest economy invest heavily to retain cash-strapped...

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08/29/17 Facebook unveils center to teach Brazilian coders, entrepreneurs

Facebook Inc on Monday unveiled its first training center in Latin America for coders and entrepreneurs, encouraging technology careers for young Brazilians saddled with staggering unemployment after a deep economic crisis. The...

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08/28/17 Brazil minister says Eletrobras privatization will not lift rates

The Brazilian government’s plan to privatize power holding company Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA will not lead to an increase in electricity prices, Mining and Energy Minister Fernando Coelho Filho said on Friday. In an...

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08/24/17 Brazil regulator discloses details for pre-salt oil auctions

Brazil's oil regulator ANP on Wednesday released details about the upcoming auctions of oil exploration rights in the promising pre-salt offshore area that are scheduled for Oct. 27. Through production sharing contracts, firms...

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