News & Articles

News & Articles

The Chamber brings you the latest news articles and market intelligence.

Are you a Member?

Recent News

Join Our Mailing List
OR
05/04/18 Brazil's ruling ends some politicians' protection from prosecution

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s Supreme Court on Thursday ruled to restrict federal lawmakers’ protection from prosecution, a move hailed by some experts as a blow to impunity for the powerful, but a decision that may...

Read more
05/03/18 Bunge plans filing to explore Brazil sugarcane mill IPO

CHICAGO, May 2 (Reuters) - Global agricultural trader Bunge Ltd will file in Brazil as soon as this month to explore a public offering for its Brazilian sugarcane milling operations, Chief Executive Soren Schroder said on...

Read more
05/03/18 BRAZIL SOY EXPORTS SURPASS 10 MLN TNS IN APRIL -SECEX

SAO PAULO, May 2 (Reuters) - Brazil's soybean exports surpassed 10 million tonnes in April, government data showed on Wednesday, close to an all-time monthly record as local farmers begin to benefit from a trade dispute between...

Read more
05/02/18 Survey shows improvement in 20 safety indicators in Rio

Data from the Rio de Janeiro Public Security Institute shows that 20 safety indicators evolved favourably during the first month of federal intervention in the state. The survey, conducted by Governo do Brasil, compared numbers...

Read more
05/02/18 Brazil ethanol sales to Japan to sputter as Tokyo woos Trump

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil ethanol producers stand to lose a big chunk of their largest market, Japan, to U.S. agribusiness, after Tokyo bent to pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump and tweaked requirements for gasoline...

Read more
05/02/18 Brazilian General to command UN peace mission

Brazilian Army Division General Elias Rodrigues Martins Filho has been selected to serve as Force Commander the world's largest UN mission: The United Nations Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Monusco...

Read more
05/01/18 Swiss Economics minister in Brazil to boost trade talks

Swiss economics minister Johann Schneider-Ammann has arrived in Brazil on a six-day visit to the region aimed at boosting talks on a free trade agreement with the South American economic area Mercosur. In addition to Brazil,...

Read more
05/01/18 BP eyes upcoming oil auctions in Brazil, Mexico: Latam chief

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Oil major BP Plc is closely following oil auctions in Brazil and Mexico, which are expected to announce new awards later this year, to decide whether to submit bids and expand its presence in the region,...

Read more
04/30/18 Route 2030, now in final negotiations, will bring new incentives to national carmakers

The Minister of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services, Marcos Jorge, said on Tuesday (24 April) that the Route 2030 programme, created to boost the Brazilian automotive industry, should be launched later next month. The minister...

Read more
04/30/18 Exodus of Venezuelans Overwhelms Northern Brazil

PACARAIMA, Brazil — Hundreds turn up each day, many arriving penniless and gaunt as they pass a tattered flag that signals they have reached the border. Once they cross, many cram into public parks and plazas teeming with...

Read more
04/30/18 Brazil and Chile sign trade agreements

"Brazil and Chile have advanced in their economic relations," President Michel Temer assessed during the official signing of cooperation agreements between the two countries on Friday (27 April). Temer received the president of...

Read more
04/27/18 Brazil's Central Bank authorizes peer-to-peer lending

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO, April 26 (Reuters) - Brazil’s Central Bank on Thursday released rules for credit start-ups that include authorization for peer-to-peer lending, as a way to increase competition in loans in a country with...

Read more
04/27/18 For Temer, government is moving forward with society's old demands

Commenting on the creation of the federal and regional councils of industrial and agricultural technicians this Tuesday (24), the President of the Republic Michel Temer, assessed that Brazil's government has been moving forward...

Read more
04/27/18 Embrapa reaches R$ 37 billion in social profits in 2017

Preliminary information from the 2017 Social Balance Sheet of the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa) indicates that it has reached R$ 37.18 billion in social profits last year. Disclosed on Monday (23), the...

Read more
04/26/18 Manaus Free Trade Zone revenue starts growing again after two years

Companies based at the Manaus Free Trade Zone, in the state of Amazonas, have shown a positive performance, reaching R$ 82 billion in revenues in 2017. Brazil’s economic recovery, supported by falling inflation and interest rates...

Read more
04/26/18 China Expands Brazil Frontier as Investment Grows During Crisis

Building a major port in Brazil is the type of project that would hardly fall into the hands of a Chinese company. At least not until the largest Brazilian builders went down in the aftermath of a corruption investigation. After...

Read more
04/26/18 Amazon.com plays catch-up in Brazil as local rivals thrive

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Claudia Maria de Oliveira is leery of online shopping. But while browsing social media recently, the 49-year-old Brazilian spotted a bargain-priced sandwich press from local retailer Magazine Luiza SA (MGLU3...

Read more
04/25/18 Brazil’s north region GDP grows 8x faster than national average, reaching Chinese levels

A survey carried out by the Brazilian government to assess individual growth rates at each of the country's main geographic regions revealed that the north was by far the fastest-growing of the five. All main segments of the...

Read more
04/25/18 Route 2030, now in final negotiations, will bring new incentives to national carmakers

The Minister of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services, Marcos Jorge, said on Tuesday (24 April) that the Route 2030 programme, created to boost the Brazilian automotive industry, should be launched later next month. The minister...

Read more
04/25/18 GM banks on Chinese vehicle family to boost Brazil sales

DETROIT/SAO PAULO (Reuters) - General Motors Co (GM.N) is planning for long-term profitability in South America built on the back of draconian cost cutting during Brazil’s recession and the same low-cost vehicles it is developing...

Read more

Pages