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08/06/18 Brazil stocks lead gains, NAFTA hopes boost Mexico

Brazilian stocks led gains in Latin America after state-controlled oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA reported a larger-than-expected jump in quarterly net profit, while Mexico's stocks and currency climbed on optimism about...

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08/03/18 Brazil mills put premium on ethanol output, idle some sugar units

ARAÇATUBA, Brazil, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Brazilian cane mills will continue to prioritize ethanol production over sugar output well into the next crop season as high oil prices boost demand for the biofuel, millers and consultants...

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08/03/18 Brazilian oil exports rebound, hitting record in July

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Brazilian oil exports hit a record of 8.1 million tonnes in July, nearly three times its shipments in June and 50 percent higher than a year ago, Brazilian government data showed on Wednesday. In...

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08/03/18 Shipments of chicken meat grow 20.6% in July in the annual comparison

Brazilian exports of chicken meat (considering all products, among in nature and processed) reached 463.1 thousand tons in July, reports the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA). The number, 20.6% higher than the 384...

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08/02/18 Real Estate Firm GTIS Plans Infrastructure Expansion in Brazil

GTIS Partners LP, a real estate private equity firm with about $5 billion in assets under management, is diversifying into infrastructure -- with Brazil as its first stop. The firm has hired Eduardo Klepacz from Cubico...

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08/02/18 Corp. America Weighs Brazil Airports, Plans Florence Runway

Fresh from selling a 25 percent stake in its Italian operations, Corporacion America Airports SA said it may bid on new airport projects in Brazil and plans to start construction on a new runway in Florence. Shares gained the...

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08/02/18 The country built on trade barriers

President Trump's imposition of hefty tariffs on imports in a bid to protect American jobs, which has sparked a trade war with China, has put protectionism back on the global agenda this year. That has prompted institutions that...

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08/02/18 Brazil keeps rates at record low, downplays 'temporary' inflation spike

BRASILIA, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Brazil’s central bank kept interest rates at an all-time low on Wednesday and downplayed a recent spike in inflation, suggesting no rate hikes in the immediate future. The effect of a nationwide...

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08/02/18 Brazilian stocks jump nearly 13% in July, 'piggybacking' on broad emerging-market rally

Emerging market stocks were on fire last month and Brazil was the biggest beneficiary of that rally. The iShares MSCI Brazil exchange-traded fund (EWZ) surged 12.6 percent in July, posting its first positive month since January,...

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08/02/18 Brazil expands mortgage financing options in possible boon for homebuilders

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s National Monetary Council (CMN) on Tuesday raised the price threshold of homes eligible to be financed by a worker severance fund to 1.5 million reais ($400,000), in a move that may benefit...

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07/31/18 The Young Entrepreneurs’ Guide to Starting & Growing a Successful Business

Entrepreneurship is a great way to learn new skills, develop connections, and hopefully make money. For those who don’t find the traditional go-to-school-and-find-a-job route appealing, entrepreneurship is a great alternative...

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07/30/18 IGP-M tem alta de 0,51% em julho e de 8,24% em 12 meses

A inflação medida pelo Índice Geral de Preços - Mercado (IGP-M) foi de 0,51% em julho, após marcar 1,87% um mês antes, informou a Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV). Com o resultado, o índice acumula alta de 5,92% no ano e de 8,24% em...

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07/27/18 Santander Profit Bolstered by Brazil After Lending Expansion

Banco Santander is riding Spain’s economic recovery and rising demand for loans, helping offset emerging market currency volatility and the U.K. slowdown. Net income of 1.7 billion euros ($2 billion) beat analyst’s estimates in...

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07/27/18 AGRIBUSINESS GDP TO GROW BY 3.4% IN 2018

The GDP-volume of Brazilian agribusiness is expected to grow by 3.4% in 2018, according to Esalq / USP's Cepea (Center for Advanced Studies in Applied Economics) in partnership with the Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock...

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07/27/18 BNDES ANNOUNCES FINANCING IN IOT AND BIOGAS TO ENCOURAGE SUSTAINABLE GROWTH IN THE FIELD

Agribusiness gains more and more space in the financing lines of the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES). In 2017 alone, 25% of the bank's disbursement was destined to the sector, with 28 lines of credit to...

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07/26/18 Brazil Bounces Back in a Big Way

Brazilian stocks have been rallying as an improved political environment and that country's position as a potential beneficiary of a trade war has lured investors back to Latin American markets, many of which have plunged...

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07/26/18 BRAZIL AND US CAN FORM ALLIANCE TO ESTIMULATE BIOFUEL PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION

The chief economist of the US Grains Council, Mike Dwyer, proposed a panel discussion on bioeconomics at the Global Agribusiness Forum in Sao Paulo on Tuesday, , that Brazil and the United States work together to stimulate...

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07/26/18 BRAZILIAN EXPORTS EXPECTED TO GROW THIS YEAR DRIVEN BY SOYBEANS

According to data from the The Brazilian Foreign Trade Association (AEB), Brazilian exports should reach $ 224.445 billion in revenue this year. The figure indicates an increase of 3.1% over the volume of revenues obtained in...

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07/24/18 GAF18: BRAZILIAN GRAIN HARVEST IS EXPECTED TO GROW 30% IN THE NEXT TEN YEARS

Brazil is expected to produce 302 million tons of grain by 2027/28, a 30% increase over the 2017/18 season result. Blairo Maggi, Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MPLS), said Monday, during the Global...

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07/24/18 CATTLE FARMERS TRANSFORM LIVESTOCK WASTE INTO BIOFERTILIZERS AND BIOGAS

The reuse of manure from Brazilian livestock has grown significantly in several regions of the country. Several producers are investing more and more in waste collection and processing systems, with a view to producing...

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