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08/30/18 How Brazil can beat the odds and restore a huge swathe of the Amazon

Over the past few decades the international community has watched as the destruction of Earth's largest forest has intensified. Deforestation has been eating away at the Amazon's fringes, mainly for commercial cattle ranching and...

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08/29/18 Brazil and Argentina discuss regulatory convergence on automotive sector

The Brazilian Ministries of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services (MDIC) and Foreign Affairs (Itamaraty) have signed an agreement with the Argentine Ministry of Production establishing the basis for a future unification of...

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08/29/18 $8B Investment In Brazil Could Unlock 5 Billion Barrels Of Oil

Decommissioning costs for Brazil’s mature, offshore Campos basin could come it at a whopping US$8 billion through 2025, but according to Wood Mackenzie, investing that same amount instead in redevelopment could significantly...

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08/28/18 Mercosur and European Union to schedule new round of negotiations for September

Mercosur has scheduled a new meeting on September 18 to discuss the agreement between the bloc and the European Union, which has been debated for almost 20 years, reports Agência Brasil. The meeting was convened by Uruguay, which...

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08/28/18 Driven by shipments of soybeans, cargo handling breaks record at the Port of Santos

From January to July this year, cargo movement through the Port of Santos registered growth of 4.4% compared to the same period of last year, with more than 76.33 million tonnes of cargo handled, best result in history for the...

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08/27/18 Bringing stable power supplies to Brazilian cities

There has been a spurt in growth in the number of Japanese-built small power plants in Brazilian cities, where blackouts are a frequent occurrence due to unstable supplies of electricity. More than two-thirds of Brazil's power is...

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08/27/18 The Oleochemicals Market in Brazil & Mexico - Forecast to 2025: Emerging Applications of Oleochemicals are Expected to Create Substantial Growth Opportunity

The "Brazil and Mexico Oleochemicals Market by Type and Application, Animal Feed, and Others) - Brazil and Mexico Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2017-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering....

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08/24/18 Norwegian Air interested in domestic Brazil flights

Low-cost Norwegian Air is interested in operating domestic flights within Brazil, a government official said on Thursday, as it plans its debut in Latin America’s largest economy in March with a flight between Sao Paolo and...

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08/24/18 Brazil's corn-based ethanol industry booms

The processing plants peppering the agricultural heartland of Brazil attest to the country’s position as the world’s biggest sugar-cane producer and the undisputed king of ethanol made from the crop. But debt has crippled the...

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08/24/18 Brazil court lifts injunction suspending products with glyphosate

SAO PAULO/BRASÍLIA (Reuters) - A Brazilian court has lifted an injunction that had suspended registration in the country of products containing the agrochemical glyphosate, Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi said on Thursday on...

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08/24/18 Raízen and Geo Energética create joint venture to build biogas plant

Raízen and Geo Energética have announced a joint venture to create the world's first commercial scale plant to use filter cake and vinasse conversion technology, sugarcane by-products, as raw materials for biogas production and...

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08/23/18 Brazil forecasted to expand soybean acreage to a new record

Brazilian farmers were forecast to expand the country’s soybean planted area for the 12th consecutive year amid strong demand from Asia and in spite of risks related to the exchange rate and higher freight costs. Brazil is likely...

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08/23/18 Uber ploughs cash into Brazil technology center

Uber will make an investment of up to 250 million reais ($63 million) over the next five years in a new Brazil-based technology development center focused on security products. The company's first technology development facility...

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08/23/18 Logistical solution caps hydrous ethanol selling pressure in Center-South Brazil

Sao Paulo — Brazilian ethanol producers have been facing strong selling pressure since the end of July, triggered by low storage capacity as well as some mills dropping prices to boost liquidity and cash flow. Hydrous ethanol...

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08/23/18 Grain planted area expected to grow 3% in 2018/19 harvest

After eight consecutive growing seasons, Brazilian farmers are once again preparing to increase the grain and oilseed area in the 2018/19 cycle, which is expected to reach 63.878 million hectares, against 61.964 million ha of the...

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08/22/18 Capstone to supply equipment for biogas project in Brazil

Capstone Turbine Corp., the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced Aug. 14 it secured an order for one C65 and one C200R microturbine for an international brewing company located...

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08/22/18 Geração eólica em operação comercial no Sistema Interligado Nacional -SIN, cresce 16% no primeiro semestre

Dados consolidados do boletim InfoMercado mensal da Câmara de Comercialização de Energia Elétrica – CCEE indicam que a geração de energia eólica em operação comercial no Sistema Interligado Nacional – SIN, ao final do primeiro...

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08/22/18 Marken gains Brazilian approval for UPS airline pharma shipments

Marken, the UPS pharma supply chain arm, has gained approval from Brazil's health regulator ANVISA to ship biological samples from Sao Paulo's Viracopos airport to the US, using the parent group's airline. The pilot programme...

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08/21/18 Brazil eases local content rules for Libra offshore oilfield

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Brazil has relaxed local content requirements for companies developing the Libra offshore oilfield, the government said on Monday, in a move it expects will unlock $16 billion in investment for...

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08/21/18 Brazil registers 88% of renewable energy sources in June

Renewable sources have a large participation in the installed capacity matrix of electricity generation and production in the country. In June, they represented 81.9% of the installed capacity of electricity generation and 87.8%...

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