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07/18/17 Netflix Is Booming Outside of America

Netflix Inc. shares soared after the streaming-video provider scored a record second quarter, surpassing forecasts for subscriber growth and boosting its international audience past the domestic total for the first time....

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07/18/17 Andorra Bank Targets Wealthy Brazilians in Miami for Growth Plan

Andbank, the Andorran private bank with $26 billion under management, is joining the rush to grab market share among wealthy Brazilians living in Miami. The micro-state’s largest bank has hired seven people for its Latin America...

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07/18/17 Horton Opens Office In Brazil

Brazil is the largest national economy in Latin America, the world’s eighth largest economy at market exchange rates and the seventh largest in purchasing power parity, according to the International Monetary Fund and the World...

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07/17/17 EU, Brazil to propose farm subsidies overhaul to appease developing nations

The European Union and Brazil will tell the World Trade Organization on Monday they are ready to shake up generous farm subsidies to reform a global trade landscape widely seen as stacked against emerging countries. The WTO’s...

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07/17/17 Brazilian Oil and Gas Industry: an Update

Brazil went through a period of increasing expectations for economic growth and social development in the first decade after Law 9.478/97, the Petroleum Law. In those years, positive institutional changes and a series of...

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07/17/17 Brazil to open up 860,000 acres of protected Amazon rainforest to logging, mining and farming

The Brazilian environment ministry is proposing the release of 860,000 acres in the National Forest of Jamanxim for agricultural use, mining and logging. The government’s order was a compromise measure after protests from local...

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07/17/17 Temer discusses plan to strengthen dialogue with Argentina

President Michel Temer met this Friday (14) with Argentine Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship Jorge Faurie and Brazilian Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes to discuss the implementation of the Brazil-Argentina Action Plan, which...

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07/17/17 BRAZIL TO ADDRESS U.S. BEEF BAN DURING VISIT

Brazil’s minister of agriculture will meet with U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue Monday in an attempt to resume fresh beef exports to the United States. The U.S. Department of Agriculture halted beef imports from Brazil...

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07/14/17 Brazil soybean exports on pace to reach record

Higher soybean supplies available for export, strong demand from China and weakening of the local currency have Brazil’s soybean exports on pace to hit a record of 62 million tonnes for market year 2016-17, according to a July 5...

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07/14/17 Maggi goes to the US to discuss reopening market for Brazilian meat

Brazilian Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi will meet with US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue in Washington next Monday (17) to discuss the resumption of Brazilian beef exports to the United States. According to the...

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07/14/17 China's HNA buys Odebrecht stake in Rio Airport for $19 million

The transport unit of Odebrecht SA, the Brazilian conglomerate at the heart of a global graft scandal, has concluded the sale of a stake in Rio de Janeiro international airport to China's HNA Infrastructure Co Ltd (0357.HK) for $...

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07/13/17 Itau’s Miami Growth Fueled by Brazil Investors Escaping Mess

Brazil’s Itau Unibanco Holding SA says its Miami private-banking business is booming despite the political and economic crisis at home. Or perhaps because of it. “In bad environments, it grows for diversification,” Carlos...

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07/13/17 The Brazilian Economic Turnaround Offers Positive Currency Risks

I have been following Brazil (NYSEARCA: EWZ) for a while now and you can read my March 2016 article on CEMIG (NYSE: CIG) here. The difference between now and then is that the situation in Brazil has been improving, the economy is...

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07/12/17 Mercadolibre to debut lending, logistics services in Brazil

Argentine online marketplace Mercadolibre Inc is diving into areas like lending and logistics management, which once belonged exclusively to large financial and retail groups, to increase market share in Brazil, a top executive...

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07/12/17 Temer sanctions law that benefits thousands of low-income citizens

A bill sanctioned this Tuesday (11) by President Michel Temer will benefit thousands of Brazilians in rural and urban areas. The law allows people affected to receive title and be entitled to documentation proving full possession...

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07/11/17 TOKYO 2020: BRAZILIANS PROCURE 6 JAPANESE TRAINING BASES

The Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) and Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) have partnered on an agreement rendering 6 training bases allocated to the former in preparation for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. After having visited...

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07/11/17 Can a new airship unlock the Amazon?

Standing in the middle of what used to be a sugar cane field four miles from the south Brazilian city of São Carlos is a huge arched hangar. Inside the purpose-built structure is an aviation first for Brazil – a new design that...

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07/10/17 Brazil is adding jobs in net terms, says Finance Minister

Speaking during the G20 summit in Hamburg (Germany), Henrique Meirelles gave more details about Brazil's economic recovery trajectory. On Saturday (8), the Finance Minister said that the country is adding jobs in net terms and...

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07/10/17 Brazil to drive iron ore trade growth in 2018

Vale's S11D is on track to see gains through this year and into next, forecast says. Brazil will be the hub of growth in the seaborne iron ore trade next year, which is expected to accelerate slightly from this year, according to...

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07/10/17 Brazil Seeks Meeting with USDA Chief to Discuss Beef Ban

The Brazilian government has requested a meeting with the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to discuss a ban imposed on the country's fresh beef, Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi said on Friday. The meeting, which may...

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