Monthly Archives: September 2011

Brazilian and Chinese companies sign agreement on renewable energy projects

China Three Gorges Project Corporation (CTGPC) and Brazilian  Furnas  signed a cooperation agreement to develop projects  in the renewable energy business. The plan is to work together not only in Brazil and China but also in the rest of the … Continue reading

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Languages Supermarket

Mediate between people from different cultures speaking different languages is like walking on broken glass. Hence, there is no need to look for other situation for a rush of adrenalin. It is a risky work, no matter how good the … Continue reading

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Harvard professor and former president Cardoso debate in São Paulo

The theme is hot and always welcomed in Brazil. Political parties, democracy and social policy. Professor Frances Hagopian, visiting  professor for Brazil Studies in the Department of Government at Harvard University will lecture at the Centro Ruth Cardoso in São Paulo, … Continue reading

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Healthcare consulting firm expands to Brazil

Healthcare-focused marketing consultancy, Kantar Health, announced the expansion of the National Health and Wellness Survey (NHWS) database in Brazil. NHWS is the largest international self-reported patient database in the healthcare industry. “Brazil has the largest economy and population in Latin America, making … Continue reading

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Brazilglobal Member Is Now Writing For Forbes

Dear readers, I am back!  After deserved and deeply enjoyed summer break from brazilglobal.net this fellow blogger is back with news: I am now writing for Forbes. Check it out at: blogs.forbes/com/ricardogeromel This year has been very intense and here I share … Continue reading

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International asset managers eye Brazilians nouveaux riches?

Probably so. One more international house crossing the Equador line heading Brazil. Hamilton Lane, an independent private equity asset management announced that it is planning to open an office in Rio de Janeiro. Local office will be headed by Ricardo Fernandez Silva, … Continue reading

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E-commerce giant launching in Brazil this year

Rakuten, the Japanese e-commerce giant, plans to start operation in Brazil this year. Hiroshi Mikitani, company’s CEO, visits the country to meet with the local team and Brazilian retailers preparing for the launch. “We will have a ‘soft launch’ in November and a grand opening next year,” he said in an interview to Jornal O Globo this week. In June, … Continue reading

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