Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Economist on Brazilian President’s Challenges A moment of truth for Dilma The president needs to do more to tackle the “Brazil cost” Aug 18th 2012 | from the print edition   WRITING about the Brazil of a century ago, Warren Dean, an economic historian, … Continue reading

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Rio’s ongoing billionaire projects

The city of Rio de Janeiro is a big construction site. From infrastructure to embellishment of the port, an ensemble of projects pose investment opportunities for Brazilian and international investors.   Porto Maravilha The revitalization of the port area, Porto Maravilha (waterfront area), … Continue reading

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Understanding Rio as an investment case. Notes on demographics

Rio got the attention of French business community. Multinationals joined start-ups, lawyers and strategy consultants in a rainy Parisian morning at the sumptuous Brazilian Embassy to listen to Rio Negocios and Ernst & Young talk about the next Olympic city. Upcoming events proxy investment … Continue reading

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