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06/20/17 Experts point to increased trade relations to Russia

Weather limitations require Russia to import part of what it consumes, and Brazil has become an important trade partner in meeting that demand in recent years. According to José Luiz Pagnussat, an economist at the National School...

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06/20/17 For Invesco, high yields make Brazil too big to ignore

Shunning politically volatile Brazil makes no sense for emerging-market investors, according to Invesco Ltd. The firm with $841-billion (U.S.) under management is looking to “re-engage” in Brazil after taking some profits earlier...

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06/19/17 Jones Day, Weil Gotshal, Mattos Filho and Mundie ink Nextel Brazil sale

The New York office of Jones Day and Brazil’s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados have helped NII Holdings reach a US$200 million deal with Norwegian telecoms company AINMT to jointly operate Brazilian mobile...

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06/16/17 Temer defends discussion on state debt with BNDES

During a dinner this Tuesday (13) that brought 18 state governors together in the Presidential Palace, President Michel Temer defended that the renegotiation of the states' debts with the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES)...

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06/14/17 Setor de serviços cresce 1,0% em abril, acima do esperado

O volume de serviços no Brasil iniciou o segundo trimestre com o melhor resultado em um ano e acima do esperado, em meio ao ambiente de inflação baixa e no mesmo movimento visto em outros importantes setores, como indústria e...

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06/14/17 Brazil: the new insurance giant

A low insurance penetration rate, large market and growing middle class bring new opportunities for insurers investing in the Brazilian market. The development of information and communication technology in the country is also...

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06/14/17 Is Brazil the New Sweden for U.S. Agency Recruiters?

When Wieden & Kennedy hired an Argentine creative in 1997 for a job in Portland, Ore., José Mollá was a rarity. And when he tried to hire a creative team from Brazil, no one wanted to come. "It was kind of unheard of to have...

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06/13/17 Brazil’s study travel market bounces back

Brazil’s outbound study surged by 14% in 2016, with more than 247,000 students studying abroad during the year as exchange rates improved, according to Brazil’s largest study travel association. The first published results from...

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06/13/17 Statoil Bets Big On Brazil, Aims To Triple Production By 2030

Statoil will more than triple its production in Brazil by becoming the sole operator of the Carcara discovery, according to the Norwegian company’s local subsidiary. “We expect (Statoil's) equity production to more than triple in...

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06/12/17 OECD intends to open office in Brazil, says Finance Minister

Finance Minister, Henrique Meirelles, said the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) intends to open an office in Brazil. “We have agreed and will formalise this opening quickly", stated Meirelles after...

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06/09/17 L’Oréal to sell Body Shop to Brazil's Natura in €1bn deal

The Body Shop is to be sold in a €1bn (£877m) deal to Brazilian cosmetics company Natura, which owns the Aesop brand. L’Oréal, the owner of the British ethical retailer, is in exclusive talks with Natura and expected to finalise...

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06/09/17 It’s the law in Brazil — immigrants welcomed

In recent weeks, international headlines regarding Brazil have focused on the country’s widening corruption scandal, including allegations leveled against President Michel Temer. Amidst this ongoing turmoil, a significant...

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06/08/17 OECD intends to open office in Brazil, says Finance Minister

Government submitted request for Brazil to join the 35-country international organisation at the end of last month. Finance Minister, Henrique Meirelles, said the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)...

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06/08/17 Government launches 2017/2018 Agricultural and Livestock Plan

Speaking during the launch ceremony of the 2017/2018 Agricultural and Livestock Plan, held this Wednesday (7) at the Presidential Palace, President Michel Temer reinforced the government's "unequivocal commitment to Brazilian...

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06/08/17 Sony remains optimistic about Brazil

Sony has reiterated its confidence in Brazil at the launch of its product range for 2017 for the local market in São Paulo today. With consumer items ranging from OLED 4k televisions to professional cameras, audio equipment and...

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06/07/17 Free universal healthcare reduces health inequality in Brazil

Researchers from Imperial College London and Fiocruz in Brazil have highlighted the importance of expanding universal health coverage to reduce “avoidable” deaths among Brazil’s black and mixed race populations. The Brazilian...

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06/07/17 What people think of every country in the world, according to Google

No matter how open-minded you consider yourself to be, you will have some sort of preconception when it comes to other countries. Thanks to Google, we can find out what those preconceptions are. The infographic below, created by...

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06/07/17 Stem 7 Capital To Focus On Brazilian Mining Assets

Stem 7 Capital Inc. ("Stem 7" or the "Company") (STS.H) is pleased to inform shareholders of the Company's decision to focus on the growing mining industry in Brazil, South America. Stem 7's recently appointed director Mr. Eric...

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06/07/17 Brazil GDP Rises in First Quarter After Eight Consecutive Quarters of Contraction

Brazil GDP Rises in First Quarter After Eight Consecutive Quarters of Contraction. Gross domestic product boosted by record harvests; consumer spending still shrinks. Brazil’s economy has emerged from its worst recession on...

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06/07/17 BRAZILIAN BUSINESS GOES GLOBAL

Marcio Kumruian opened a shoe store with his cousin in an empty part of a São Paulo parking garage in 2000. What started as a word-of-mouth operation serving the university next door eventually moved to a mall and then to an...

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