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11/16/18 BRAZIL’S SOYBEAN PLANTING PROGRESS HITS 71%

Curitiba consultancy AgRural says that the soybean planting progressed to 71% of the total surface in Brazil, as of Wednesday. There was an advance of 11 percentage points in one week. The country is estimated to plant 88.4...

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11/16/18 Shanghai expo offers new opportunities for Brazil

The China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai has opened a new phase of openness for the host nation, with the aim of strengthening multilateral trade with regions and nations across the globe while improving the role of...

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11/16/18 Bolsonaro Taps Santander's Campos for Brazil's Central Bank

Economist Roberto Campos Neto will take the reins of Brazil’s central bank under incoming President Jair Bolsonaro with the benchmark rate at a record low and inflation close to target. Campos Neto, Treasury director for the...

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11/15/18 Brazil's $380 Billion War Chest Is Attracting Envious Glances

Brazil has huge foreign currency reserves and pays dearly to hold them, so when the chief economic adviser to President-elect Jair Bolsonaro mooted the possibility of selling some, it wasn’t an unreasonable suggestion. After all...

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11/15/18 First phase of Brazil's particle accelerator construction completed

Brazil President Michel Temer inaugurated the opening construction phase of a particle accelerator the size of the Maracana football stadium that will be used to make advances in medicine, nutrition, archeology, electronics,...

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11/15/18 Brazil's Bolsonaro Must Adopt Strict Fiscal Rules

Jair Bolsonaro won a presidential run-off last month in Brazil. He will take office on January 1, 2019. A key member of Bolsonaro’s government, which he plans to slim down from its current bloated size, is Paulo Guedes. He is...

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11/14/18 Bolsonaro Has Investors Racing to Brazil as They Bolt From Mexico

On the threshold of populist governments taking office in Latin America’s two largest economies, contrasting comments from the incoming presidents are leading money to flow out of Mexico and into Brazil. Investors added $367...

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11/14/18 Productive sector highlights benefits in the construction of Ferrogrão

The completion of Ferrogrão, a railroad project linking Sinop in Mato Grosso to Miritituba port in Pará, can reduce logistics costs by 30% and boost grain exports in the North Arc. The theme was discussed during a meeting of the...

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11/14/18 Grain handling capacity in the Port of Paranaguá will be tripled

The grain handling capacity of the Port of Paranaguá (PR) will jump from the current 2 million tons to 6.5 million after completion of the works being carried out in the port terminal, informs the Port Administration of Paranaguá...

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11/13/18 Brazil and United Arab Emirates sign agreement to eliminate double taxation

Brazil and the United Arab Emirates signed an agreement to eliminate double taxation on income and prevent tax evasion and tax avoidance. The document was signed on Monday (12 November) by Brazilian Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes...

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11/09/18 Government approves concession of 12 airports in three regions

The federal government will transfer 12 airports to the private sector through a concession process. The decision. published in the Federal Official Gazette on Monday (5), was taken by the Council of the Investment Partnerships...

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11/09/18 Petrobras has highest nine-month profit since 2011

Buoyed by organisational improvements and better management practices, Petrobras has returned to profit. In the first nine months of the year, the company made R$ 23.7 billion in income, the highest for the period since 2011. The...

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11/09/18 U.S. Crop Giants are Doing More Brazil Deals Thanks to Trade War

Some of the most iconic names in U.S. agriculture just agreed to do more business with China. But it’s coming at the expense of American farmers as the companies agree to ship more soybeans from Brazil amid Donald Trump’s trade...

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11/08/18 Brazilian Digital Marketing Pioneer RD Targets Global Expansion

Brazil's B2B software firm Resultados Digitais (RD) is progressing with an international expansion plan focused on offering accessible marketing automation options to small and medium businesses (SMBs) globally. RD started in...

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11/08/18 Strong car sales lift spirits at Brazil auto show

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Automakers in Brazil last month notched their strongest sales in nearly four years, a leading trade group said on Wednesday, adding to optimism as the auto industry kicked off the biannual Sao Paulo...

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11/08/18 Approved ROTA 2030 Amendment Enabling Incentives for Flex Hybrid Vehicles and Ethanol Powered Fuel Cells

Federal Deputy Arnaldo Jardim presented on November 6th, yesterday, amendment to Provisional Measure No. 843, which deals with tax incentives to the automotive industry to improve the energy and environmental performance of...

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11/07/18 Bolsonaro to Push Forward Giant Brazil Oil Sale, Adviser Says

Jair Bolsonaro’s energy team is keen to push for the sale of prized Brazilian crude deposits in an auction that could give Big Oil access to more black gold than all of Mexico’s proved reserves. The plan would be to take bids in...

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11/07/18 Strict Amazon protections made Brazilian farmers more productive, new research shows

Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s new president, will make many decisions during his four-year term, from combating violence to stimulating a stagnant economy. Those decisions will have large impacts on Brazilians, who remain deeply...

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11/07/18 Exports of soybeans in grain are expected to grow 2.6% in 2018, predicts Abiove

The Brazilian Association of Vegetable Oils Industries (Abiove) published, on Tuesday (06), the monthly statistics of the Soybean Complex. This year, the entity projects that Brazil, the world's largest soybean exporter, will end...

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11/05/18 XP Hedge Fund Makes the Most of Brazil Election With Derivatives

A near-fatal stabbing, a jailed former president vying for another term and record-breaking market rallies. Brazil’s presidential election had it all, and one equity hedge fund made the most of it. XP Long Biased, a 2 billion-...

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