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09/21/18 Brazil's Biggest Brokerage Begrudgingly Joins Crypto Market

Brazil’s biggest independent brokerage is officially joining the crypto craze -- even if it preferred not to. Grupo XP, the owner of XP Investimentos SA, is launching an exchange for Bitcoin and Ethereum trading in the coming...

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09/20/18 Vale eyes expansion of Brazil iron ore mine to feed Chinese demand

Mining giant Vale is looking at expanding its flagship iron ore project in Brazil, a company official said, hoping to cash in on a growing appetite for higher-grade varieties of the commodity in its top market China. China, the...

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09/20/18 Telecom Italia Considers Bidding for Nextel in Brazil

Telecom Italia SpA’s unit in Brazil is considering bidding for the country’s fifth-largest wireless carrier, Nextel Telecomunicacoes Ltda., to boost its market share and gain spectrum in some metropolitan areas, people familiar...

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09/20/18 Mission in Asia and the East seeks to expand and seek new markets for Brazilian agriculture

In order to expand and maintain the markets already conquered in Asia and the East, the mission of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply) Ministry of Defense began a...

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09/20/18 Brazil holds interest rates, may hike if outlook worsens

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s central bank on Wednesday held interest rates at an all-time low but said it could gradually raise them if the outlook worsens, highlighting how the upcoming presidential vote is increasingly...

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09/19/18 How To Heal The Brazilian Economy

If I were to synthesize the current situation of the Brazilian economy in one sentence, I would say: “it is suffering from a combination of ‘productivity anemia’ and ‘public sector obesity’". On the one hand, the mediocre...

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09/19/18 Brazil space station open for small satellite business

Brazil is ready to launch small commercial rockets from its space base near the equator as soon as it agrees to safeguard U.S. technology that is dominant in the industry, the Brazilian Air Force officer managing the space...

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09/18/18 These are the 25 most attractive start-ups to work for in Brazil, according to LinkedIn

Start-ups in the logistics, retail and legal industries all present exciting opportunities for workers in Brazil. But it's disruptive firms in the financial services industry that are proving most attractive to employees,...

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09/18/18 Government studies increase of percentage of biodiesel in diesel oil

The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) will hold a public hearing next Friday (21) to discuss the schedule for raising the mandatory percentage of biodiesel to diesel, according to an ordinance published last Friday (14). ) in...

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09/18/18 Brazil has reduced hunger over the last ten years, says UN

According to State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018, a report issued by five United Nations (UN) agencies, hunger in Brazil has fallen in the last ten years. According to the study, malnutrition in the country...

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09/18/18 How Brazilian Firms Are Tackling The Digital Skills Gap

Brazilian businesses are struggling to find skilled professionals to work on digital transformation projects - and are having to seek creative alternatives to source these talents. The tech industry in Brazil creates over 1,3...

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09/17/18 Are Brazilian Stocks Cheap?

Brazilian stock prices have fallen by 35% in U.S. dollar terms since February, extending a decade long bear market. Brazilian stocks (MSCI Brazil) have provided total investor returns of negative 40% over the past ten years. This...

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09/14/18 Big Oil Aims to Exploit Brazil's Sun and Wind Along With Crude

European oil majors are looking for more than just deepwater gushers in Brazil. They also plan to profit from the country’s abundant wind and sunshine. Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Total SA and Equinor ASA have all pledged in recent...

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09/14/18 Interview: Chinese investment in Brazil's solar power sector is very important, says industry leader

SAO PAULO, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Chinese investment is very important for Brazil's burgeoning solar energy sector, according to an industry leader. The Brazilian photovoltaic solar power industry can serve as a springboard for...

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09/14/18 Brazil IT firm Tivit resumes IPO plans

SAO PAULO, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Brazilian information technology provider Tivit Terceirização de Processos, Serviços e Tecnologia SA has hired banks to resume plans for an initial public offering, two sources with knowledge of the...

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09/13/18 Founders of Brazil’s Largest Ride-Hailing App Turn to Scooters

The scooter craze is coming to Brazil. Yellow Soluções de Mobilidade Ltda., a Brazilian bike- and scooter-sharing startup, raised $63 million as the company aims for expansion throughout Latin America. The funding round was led...

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09/13/18 Beef exports grow 19% in August in annual comparison

Total beef exports (in natura and processed) reached 173.8 thousand tons in August, setting a new monthly record in the sector, according to the Brazilian Association of Refrigerators (Abrafrigo), which compiled the data released...

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09/13/18 Facebook backs new Brazil-Argentina submarine cable

Facebook is backing the construction of a submarine cable system that will link Brazil and Argentina and enhance connectivity between the Southern Cone and the United States. The 2,500km submarine cable Malbec will be the first...

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09/12/18 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Evolves Innovation In Brazil

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is redeveloping its approach to the future of urban mobility in Brazil by adopting a broader innovation strategy. Born in the company's local headquarters in Betim, the Future Insights area is the...

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09/11/18 Mensagem do Embaixador Enio Cordeiro, Cônsul-Geral em Nova York na recepção da Data Nacional

(7.9.2018) Este 7 de setembro reveste-se de um significado especial: no próximo mês elegeremos o Governo que deverá conduzir o Brasil até a celebração do bicentenário de nossa independência em 2022. Vivemos um momento...

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