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06/30/17 The Brazilian Packaging Ink Industry is on the Rise

In spite of shaky economic conditions, the Brazilian printing market is robust. With a gross domestic product (GDP) of $1.775 trillion in 2015 and more than 200 million people, Brazil’s packaging industry has plenty of room to...

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06/29/17 Brazil looks to Israel for ways public policy, academia can spur economy

Brazil, the world’s fifth-largest country and Latin America’s largest startup ecosystem, is looking to Israel to glean insights on how public policy can contribute to fostering innovation. Marcos Pereira, Brazil’s minister of...

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06/29/17 LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner: Here's what separates successful leaders from managers

Since becoming CEO of LinkedIn in 2008, Jeff Weiner has grown quite the employee fan base. As one of Glassdoor's highest-rated CEOS, Weiner apparently has what it takes to be a successful leader and he is sharing that knowledge...

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06/28/17 Brazil seeking 1,600 more meat inspectors, official says

Brazil on Tuesday conceded that the government needs 1,600 more inspectors at meatpacking facilities but also questioned the swift ban imposed by the United States on shipments of fresh Brazilian beef. Luis Rangel, Brazil's plant...

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06/28/17 Germany allocates €10M for environmental projects in Brazil

Germany will earmark € 10 million to support environmental projects in Brazil. Brazilian Environment Minister Sarney Filho and his German counterpart Karsten Sach announced the investment on Tuesday (27 June), adding that the...

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06/27/17 Brazil, China Open $20 Billion Fund for Infrastructure, Tech Projects

A China-sponsored, $20 billion (15.72 billion pounds) fund is ready to receive investment pitches, the Planning Ministry's foreign affairs secretary, Jorge Arbache, told journalists on Monday. The fund agreed on last year is...

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06/27/17 BC deve criar regulação para 'startup' de crédito

Conhecidas por atuarem em modelo de negócios chamado de peer-to-peer lending (ou crédito pessoa-a-pessoa), as "startups" que concedem crédito por meio de plataformas on-line devem ganhar regulação própria. O Banco Central vai...

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06/27/17 Brazil and Israel discuss technology cooperation

The head of Brazil's Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services (MDIC), Marcos Pereira, arrived in Tel Aviv this Sunday (25) for the Ministry's first mission to Isreal in 12 years. The goal is to expand partnerships with...

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06/26/17 Brazil's Meirelles Sees U.S. Lifting Brazil Beef Ban Soon

Brazilian Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said on Friday he expects the United States to lift a ban on imports of Brazilian fresh beef soon, stressing that the decision bore no relation to sanitary concerns. The U.S....

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06/26/17 Brazil's Eldorado eyes sale of eucalyptus forests, paper says

Eldorado Brasil Celulose SA has sounded out potential buyers for its forests, newspaper Valor Econômico reported on Monday, as the Brazilian wood pulpmaker seeks fresh capital amid a corruption scandal ensnaring its controlling...

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06/26/17 Brazil to try to reverse US ban on Brazil meat

Brazil’s agriculture minister plans to travel to the United States to try to reverse the American ban of beef imports from Latin America’s biggest country. Blairo Maggi’s posted social media comments on his trip and the ban late...

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06/23/17 Temer reaffirms Brazil's commitment to the environment in Oslo

During an official visit to Norway, President Michel Temer highlighted the efforts by the Brazilian government to combat deforestation. In a meeting with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, he reaffirmed that preserving the...

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06/23/17 Brazil-based Neoway raises $45 million to bring its sales analytics to the U.S.

Neoway, which provides data and analytics to companies in Brazil, announced today that it has raised $45 million to expand into the U.S. QMS Capital led the round, with existing investors Accel, Monashees, and Endeavor Catalyst...

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06/22/17 Leaders of Russia, Brazil agree to expand ties

The leaders of Russia and Brazil have agreed to enhance coordination of their foreign policy moves. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Brazilian counterpart Michel Temer signed a statement on "strengthening a strategic...

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06/22/17 Vice Media Signs Deal With Brazil’s Grupo Globo

Hot on the heels of securing a $450 million private equity investment, Vice Media has signed a deal with Brazilian media giant Grupo Globo to expand the youth-focused brand’s footprint in Latin America’s largest country. The deal...

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06/21/17 Temer and Putin discuss Brazil's economic progress

President Temer also recalled the similarities between Brazil and Russia and assessed dialogue between the two countries as positive. President Temer met with Russian President Vladmir Putin today (21 June) in the Kremlin, in...

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06/21/17 Brazil's president announces plan to protect forest – after plea from Gisele

The Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bündchen appears to have succeeded where conservationists and scientists have failed: by persuading the president, Michel Temer, to veto legislation that would have slashed protected reserves in...

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06/21/17 Brazilian stocks rise, led by Embraer; Mexican peso slips

Brazilian stocks rose on Monday, supported by planemaker Embraer SA, while the Mexican peso slipped from a 13-month peak after comments by a Federal Reserve official supported bets of further U.S. interest rate hikes. Embraer SA...

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06/21/17 Roving Vans in Japan Provide Mobile Banking, Food From Home for Brazilian Community

Japan's nearly 200,000-strong Brazilian immigrant community live in pockets scattered across the middle of the country, clustered around auto parts factories or warehouses where they have jobs. To reach them, Brazilian companies...

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06/20/17 As cidades mais inteligentes do Brasil em 11 critérios

O que é necessário para integrar o seleto grupo das cidades mais inteligentes de um país? Segundo a consultoria Urban Systems, a resposta é única: uma cidade só é inteligente e conectada quando consegue pensar o planejamento...

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