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10/23/17 Brazil Sees Oil Exports Soar

(...). Brazil: Brazil field data is available from ANP through June. Total production for July has also been issued and is about the same as June. Overall production is generally on a plateau, with newer production from the...

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10/20/17 Brazil Looks for Role in Syria's Reconstruction After the War

Brazil plans to reopen its embassy and restore full diplomatic relations with Syria in the hope of participating in the war-torn country’s reconstruction. "Our wish is to fully reactivate the Embassy and send a resident...

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10/20/17 Brazil economy adds 34K payroll jobs in September

The Brazilian economy added a net 34,392 payroll jobs in September, data from the Labor Ministry showed on Thursday, the sixth straight month of gains. In the first nine months of 2017, Brazil opened a net 208,874 payroll jobs,...

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10/19/17 Will Airbus and Bombardier's partnership push Boeing closer to Brazil?

The global aerospace game, once the purview of individual companies, has become a national pursuit. In Europe it crossed borders in the 1970s. Germany and France decided they were better together as Airbus, eventually forging an...

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10/18/17 Powell's Picks In Emerging Markets: Brazil And India

Brazil’s economy is continuing to claw its way out of the severe slump that hit all developing countries after the global economy entered the Great Recession. The recoveries won’t be tranquil or fast. However, I think rising...

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10/17/17 Brazil's Gerdau may sell U.S. facilities for $630 million

Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau SA (GGBR4.SA) could raise about 2 billion reais ($630.48 million) with the potential sale of its rebar-producing facilities in the United States this year, newspaper Valor Econômico reported on Tuesday...

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10/17/17 Brazil central bank sees credit conditions slowly improving

A slow recovery in credit conditions as Brazil emerges from its deepest recession in a century poses little threat to the nation's banks, the central bank said on Tuesday. In a semi-annual report on banking industry stability,...

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10/16/17 QDB strengthens bilateral commercial relations with Brazil

Qatar Development Bank (QDB) has led a Qatari business delegation to Sao Paulo, Brazil to partake in a series of networking events and matchmaking sessions as part of efforts to charter a new course in the nation’s commercial...

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10/16/17 Brazil’s Itaú Unibanco CEO readies for fintech battle

“I’m a Santos supporter, which is not a coincidence,” says Candido Bracher of the soccer club that spawned Pelé, perhaps Brazil’s most revered player. “Any reasonably sane person of my age had to support Santos, because we saw...

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10/16/17 BRAZIL: Stocks Rise And Ibovespa Reaches New Record Level

Data showing a double-digit increase in China's imports in September boosted commodity prices and led the Brazilian stock market index Ibovespa to climb 0.41% Friday to 76,977.68 - a new record closing level. Vale's shares, an...

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10/13/17 Amazon's Move in Brazil Rattles Some Online Retail Stocks

The “Amazon effect” on retailers reaches across borders. Shares of a several e-commerce companies listed in the U.S. and Brazil are falling on speculation Amazon.com Inc. may soon expand into the South American country. An...

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10/13/17 IMF sees stronger growth in the Brazilian economy in 2017 and 2018

Better economic environment, resuming confidence and consumption, in addition to the structural reform agenda, has made the International Monetary Fund (IMF) review projections for the growth of the Brazilian economy upwards. In...

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10/12/17 Private sector partnerships will improve the Brazilian economy and services

Improving the quality of services, creating jobs and helping the economy grow more sustainably are the core goals of the government's efforts to award part of the operation and management of some of the country's infrastructure...

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10/11/17 Private sector boosts innovation spend in Brazil

Spending in research and development (R&D) within the private sector in Brazil have seen an increase despite the economic downturn of recent years, according to a recent study. Released by the Ministry of Science, Technology...

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10/10/17 FMI eleva previsão de alta do PIB do Brasil para 0,7% em 2017

O Fundo Monetário Internacional (FMI) elevou a previsão para o crescimento do Produto Interno Bruto (PIB) brasileiro para 0,7% neste ano. O percentual é o mesmo que foi indicado pelo Banco Central (BC) no começo de outubro e...

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10/10/17 EU sets duties on Brazil, Iran, Russia, Ukraine steel

The European Union has decided to set duties on hot-rolled steel from Brazil, Iran, Russia and Ukraine after a complaint by EU manufacturers that the product used for construction and machinery was being sold at excessively low...

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10/06/17 State Enterprise profits up 19.6% after improved management

In the wake of changes in the rules governing the management of State-owned Enterprises, the profits of these companies have skyrocketed. Data from the Ministry of Planning, Development and Management shows that total profits...

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10/06/17 Obama, in Brazil, Offers Familiar Slogan to Corporate Audience

Former President Barack Obama on Thursday told business leaders in Brazil that he regretted not having been able to do more to remedy the deeply polarized politics of the United States while he was in office. Mr. Obama did not...

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10/05/17 Dissolving corruption in Brazil

Brazil's judicial investigation into widespread government corruption has unveiled an expansive network of illicit relationships between small clusters of private firms, public sector officials and politicians. Several high-level...

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10/05/17 President Obama’s Visit to Brazil

On Thursday, October 5, President Obama will meet with young leaders in São Paulo to learn more about how they are making a positive difference in their communities — and how the Obama Foundation can ensure all young leaders have...

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