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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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10/05/17 Exports to China boost trade balance

A long-standing trading partner, China has established itself as the most important market for Brazilian products. The country's interest in Brazilian raw materials has had a decisive role for Brazil's trade balance. Brazil's...

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10/05/17 Peugeot bets on utility cars, premium SUVs to boost Brazil sales

French car maker Peugeot SA (PEUP.PA) on Wednesday said it was focusing on utility vehicles to lift its market share in Brazil and would offer a similar set of models as it sells in Europe. The plan is part of the company’s...

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10/04/17 With confidence on the rise, carmakers predict billionaire investments in Brazil

In the wake of the great performance in auto exports and improved economic indicators, companies have begun investing to get projects off the ground. This year alone, five major carmakers have announced over R$ 10 billion in...

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10/04/17 Oil and gas giant Statoil moves into solar, acquires share in 162 megawatt Brazilian facility

Statoil is entering the solar market. The Norwegian energy business announced Wednesday that it had signed an agreement to acquire a 40 percent share in the "construction ready," 162 megawatt (MW) Apodi solar asset in Brazil....

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10/03/17 Unilever to buy Brazilian organic food business Mãe Terra

The Anglo-Dutch group said on Monday that is has agreed to acquire Brazilian natural and organic food business Mãe Terra for an undisclosed sum. Unilever’s purchase of Mãe Terra, which makes everything from organic cereals,...

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10/03/17 Cartesian Capital Group to Invest $100 Million Dollars in Brazilian Company

On September 5th, the American private equity and venture capital firm announced that it has entered an agreement to invest approximately $100 million dollars in the Brazilian telecommunications company Aloo Telecom by 2021. As a...

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10/02/17 Brazil's minister says inflation to end 2017 below 3 percent

Brazil’s inflation rate will probably end the year below 3 percent, undershooting the lower bound of the official target range, Planning Minister Dyogo Oliveira said on Monday.

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