Monthly Archives: November 2010

Latin America predictions in Miami

The Council of the Americas holds this Thursday in Miami its annual Latin America Predictors Forum. It focuses on economic, financial and trade forecasts for next year. Keynote remarks: H.E. Audley Fitz-Albert Shaw, Minister of Finance and the Public Service, … Continue reading

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Global agriculture in focus

The Global Forum on Agriculture begins today in Paris. Staged by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), it aims to identify how governments can speed agricultural development and tackle poverty and food insecurity. The program has very little on … Continue reading

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The rocky road to Rio: What shippers need to know about doing business in Brazil – DC Velocity

  Brazil one of the world’s few economic bright spots—and a very attractive market for manufacturers, retailers, and the businesses that serve them. That’s why companies from around the globe are moving into Brazil in a big way. But like … Continue reading

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More Brazilian milionaires

In June, the Boston Consulting Group report announced that Brazil had over 127 thousand millionaires. The last data from ANBIMA shows that it has gone up again. This week the Brazilian Association of Entities in the Financial and Capital Markets … Continue reading

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First impressions on Dilma’s economic team

Everybody is wondering how the next president of Brazil,Dilma Rouseff,  will behave. Will she follow Lula’s step or will she implement her own agenda, are questions in the back of our minds. She announced this week the names for ministers … Continue reading

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What is the future of Economic Policy in the Developing World?

The International Institute for Strategic Studies holds a book launch debate on The Day After Tomorrow: A Handbook on the Future of Economic Policy in the Developing World with Otaviano Canuto, head of poverty reduction and economic management at the World … Continue reading

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Amazonian Tribe Leaders in Paris

Who would think that leaders of tribes from the Amazon rainforest would get in a plane and come to Paris ? Yet it was 5 degrees in Paris yesterday night but 3 representatives from Amazon tribes lead a conference to raise … Continue reading

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