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10/24/18 Yellow: Pioneering Micro Mobility In Brazil

Brazilian entrepreneur Eduardo Musa has faced several problems over his 51 years of age - but none as complex as his current project, bicycle and scooter sharing startup Yellow, of which he is CEO. "There are nights I can't sleep...

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10/24/18 Government of Portugal will intercede in the EU to unlock trade with Brazil

The Executive Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MPLS), Eumar Novacki, met last Friday (19) with the Secretary of Agriculture and Food of Portugal, Luís Viera, in Lisbon, and presented lawsuits...

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10/24/18 Brazil is the country that most protects the environment among the largest food producers

Among the major food producers in the world, Brazil is one of the countries that most protects the environment, with legislation aimed at the recovery of permanent preservation areas (APP) and legal reserve (RL). In December, the...

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10/23/18 Alibaba's Ant Financial Joins Warren Buffett in Hot Brazil Fintech IPO

Ant Financial, Alibaba’s finance affiliate controlled by billionaire Jack Ma, agreed to buy a stake in the Brazilian payments firm StoneCo Ltd after the company prices its initial public offering, joining Warren Buffett in...

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10/23/18 Geração eólica cresceu 19% até agosto de 2018

Com uma produção de 4.795 MW médios, a geração de energia eólica em operação comercial no país cresceu 19% entre janeiro a agosto de 2018, na comparação ao mesmo período do ano passado. A informação consta na última atualização...

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10/22/18 Humming Corporate Profit Engine to Keep Driving Brazil Rally

The rally in Brazilian companies’ shares shows no signs of stopping with high expectations for upcoming earnings. Uncertainty is easing as Jair Bolsonaro seems poised to clinch the presidency, while the Brazilian real’s...

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10/22/18 Exxon makes major bet on Brazil as Petrobras eases its grip

RIO DE JANEIRO and HOUSTON (Bloomberg) -- In a single year, Exxon Mobil has gone from being a tiny bit player in Brazil to the second-largest holder of oil exploration acreage, trailing only state-controlled Petroleo Brasileiro....

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10/22/18 Brazil's largest airline goes after higher-paying customers with a new perk: No middle seat

Brazil's largest airline is trying a new tack to get passengers to pay more expensive fares: No middle seats. Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes is launching its first nonstop flights from Brazil to the U.S. in early November. The...

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10/19/18 Facebook 'delighted' by war room response to Brazil election

SAN FRANCISCO (BLOOMBERG) - As polls closed in Brazil on Oct 7, Facebook data scientists, engineers and policy experts gathered in a new space in the company's Menlo Park, California, headquarters called the War Room. As they...

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10/19/18 Brazil’s home buyers bet on the ballot

Being a homeowner in Brazil is hard work. Although mortgage interest rates have been slowly coming down since last July — when the average rate peaked at 11.3 per cent, according to the Bank of Brazil — rates are still high. In...

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10/19/18 Government announces measures to reduce bureaucratic international agricultural trade

In order to facilitate agricultural trade with other countries, the Minister of Agriculture, Blairo Maggi, signed a standard that exempts the requirement of a Phytosanitary Certificate for imports in Integrated Control Areas (ACI...

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10/18/18 Improved management consolidates Brazil's leadership in environmental preservation

Over the last two years, Brazil has taken a series of measures to guarantee and expand protections for the environment. In addition to creating and increasing protected areas, it has also developed strong public policies and...

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10/18/18 Brazilian technicians to go to France to learn more about innovative agricultural practices

Technicians from the National Supply Company (Conab) will visit France as part of the cooperation agreement to learn more about innovative practices in the agricultural sector of the region. The idea is to help the technicians...

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10/18/18 Brazil's Dirt Cheap Equity Market May Jump 40% in 2018, UBS Says

Brazil’s stock market could surge almost 40 percent over the next 75 days, according to UBS. The Swiss bank recently raised its position for Brazilian stocks to overweight from neutral on the back of diminished political risks....

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10/17/18 Gas-Free Li: Brazil Plans to Roll Out Electric Car by 2020

According to a startup from Santa Catarina, Brazil’s Mobilis have developed a new electric car that will go on sale no later than 2020. The vehicle, named Li, will be the first electric car manufactured entirely in Brazil....

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10/17/18 SoftBank Invests in Brazil With $100 Million E-Commerce Bet

SoftBank Group Corp.’s Vision Fund has invested $100 million in Brazil-based delivery startup Loggi, betting on the county’s rapid e-commerce growth. Headquartered in Sao Paulo, South America’s largest city, Loggi flags delivery...

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10/17/18 CCAB Expands Operations in Brazil

The Brazilian Agricultural Cooperatives Company (CCAB) has launched Cropline, an access platform for non-shareholder farmers, extending its operations from the center-west of Brazil to the southern and southeastern states of the...

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10/16/18 BRAZIL SOY PLANTING PROCEEDS AT RECORD PACE -CONSULTANCY

Brazilian farmers are planting the new soy crop at a record pace, reaching 20 percent of the projected area by Thursday, consultancy AgRural said on Monday. The previous record pace was in 2016, when farmers had advanced to 18...

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10/15/18 Brazil's Gol to incorporate mileage subsidiary Smiles in restructuring

SAO PAULO, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Brazil's Gol Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes SA plans to fully incorporate its mileage subsidiary Smiles Fidelidade SA as part of a major corporate restructuring, the airline said in a securities filing...

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10/15/18 As Global Stocks Fall, Investors Put Trust in Brazil

Investors searching for bright spots in last week’s global stock tumble found one in Brazil. Assets in the struggling South American country surged early in the week following a first round of the presidential election that...

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