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10/01/18 Mission aims to expand markets for Brazilian agriculture in Asia

In a mission that leads to expand and consolidate markets in Asia for Brazilian agricultural products, Luís Rangel, Secretary of Defense for Agriculture and Livestock of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (...

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09/28/18 Bridges to Brazil - How foreign law firms connect with the Brazilian legal market

The regulation of foreign lawyers in Brazil As Jayanth K. Krishnan, Vitor M. Dias, and John E. Pence uncover in their history of Brazil’s corporate legal sector, foreign lawyers have been a fact of life in Brazil for more than a...

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09/28/18 Petrobras, Exxon Mobil, Shell, Chevron Among Winners of Brazil Pre-Salt Auction

SÃO PAULO—Petróleo Brasileiro SA, Royal Dutch Shell RDS.A -0.08% PLC., Chevron Corp. CVX +0.29% and Exxon Mobil Corp. XOM -0.12% were among the winners in the auction Friday of Brazilian oil fields in the country’s rich pre-salt...

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09/28/18 CVS Boosts Innovation Investment To Reinvent Pharmacies In Brazil

CVS Health-owned Brazilian pharmacy chain Onofre is accelerating digital investment to stand out from the local competition. While most Brazilian pharmacy chains have been investing in the expansion of their high street store...

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09/28/18 Brazil’s Good-News Story Is Hiding in the Rainforest

Not to spoil the mood, but a green shoot threatens to poke through the funk lately enveloping Brazil. The rare good news emerges from an unlikely patch of this conflagrated land, the Amazon rainforest. For the last several years...

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09/28/18 Oil majors to bet big on Brazil oil amid election uncertainty

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Oil majors are set to gather in Rio de Janeiro on Friday to unveil bids for stakes in Brazil’s high potential offshore areas ahead of elections that are casting a cloud of uncertainty over the industry...

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09/27/18 Brazilian finance minister to US investors: We are open for business

Brazil has been clawing itself out from the worst recession in its history, but that hasn’t stopped President Michel Temer from touting the country to investors. Temer and his entourage told American business leaders at an event...

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09/27/18 Scientists from Brazil and the United States create application for global monitoring of wheat disease

Researchers at the University of Passo Fundo (UPF), Embrapa and University of Kansas (KU) have developed an application to encourage crop surveillance and to establish a database of wheat blight epidemics around the world. Pic-a-...

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09/27/18 Brazil opens swine market for India

The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA), announced yesterday (26) that India will begin to import pork from Brazil. In note, the of the Brazilian Association of Animal Proteins (ABPA) celebrated the decision and...

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09/26/18 BRAZIL TO IMPORT 1 MILLION TONNES OF SOY FROM U.S., SAYS TRADER

SAO PAULO, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Brazil, the world's No 1 soy exporter, is expected to import around 1 million tonnes of the oilseed in coming months from its largest global competitor, the United States, as local supplies dwindle...

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09/26/18 Brazil’s Biggest Brokerage Processes Bitcoin Trades, Gov’t Supportive

Grupo XP, the largest independent brokerage in Brazil, has publicly released its plans to launch a Bitcoin and Ethereum trading platform by the end of 2018. Guilherme Benchimol, the chief executive officer of Grupo XP and XP...

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09/25/18 Digital Realty Buying Brazilian Data Center Leader Ascenty For $1.8 Billion

Digital Realty is continuing its data center expansion charge with the acquisition of Brazil’s leading data center provider, Ascenty, for $1.8 billion. Digital Realty, a global provider of data center co-location and...

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09/25/18 Entity defends increase in biodiesel blend to 11% in 2019

The Brazilian Association of Vegetable Oil Industries (Abiove) defended in a public hearing of the Ministry of Mines and Energy held last Friday (21), the increase of the blend of 11% of biodiesel (B11) in 2019, with gradual...

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09/25/18 Siemens launches innovation center for livestock in Brazil

Siemens has launched a technology innovation center geared at the livestock segment in Brazil. The São Paulo-based Meat Competence Center is a world-first for the company. The facility is intended to be a global hub for new...

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09/25/18 Brazil central bank sees muted effect of currency slump on inflation

BRASILIA, Sept 25 (Reuters) - The Brazilian real's slide to near all-time lows has had only limited impact on prices even as core inflation accelerates to "appropriate levels," the central bank said on Tuesday, suggesting it was...

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09/25/18 Brazil continues tradition of opening the UN General Assembly

Traditionally, as has been the case since 1949, Brazil will open the general debate session of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) meeting in New York on Tuesday (25 September). A founding member of the UN, Brazil was...

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09/24/18 Coffee exports surpass 20 million bags in 2018

Brazil exported 20.5 million 60kg bags of coffee in the first eight months of this year, a 4.5% increase compared to the same period last year. The numbers were part of the Monthly report issued by the Brazilian Council of Coffee...

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09/24/18 Brazilian cosmetics giant O Boticário opens first Middle East store in Dubai

Brazilian cosmetic brand O Boticário opened its first store in the Middle East at City Centre Mirdif in Dubai on Sunday. The largest fragrance player in Brazil, the brand has over than 4,000 stores worldwide, including over 3,700...

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09/21/18 Soy planting gets underway in Brazil after favorable weather

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian farmers sped up soy and corn plantings this week for the country’s next grain crop, under favorable weather conditions and a positive market outlook, despite a sharp fall in soybean futures in...

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09/21/18 Brazil has 100,000 new jobs in August

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- More than 100,000 formal jobs were created in Brazil in August, President Michel Temer said Thursday. It is more than double the number of jobs created in July, which stood at 47,319, the best...

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