Monthly Archives: November 2012

Brazil’s GDP disappoints but tax burden is record

Brazil’s third-quarter GDP disappointed analysts with 0.6% versus a market consensus of 1.2%.  revisions in GDP growth forecasts for both this year and 2013.  Main surprises Private consumption was up 0.9% but  investment decreased  (-2.0%) and government spending (+0.1%) came as the main … Continue reading

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How difficult is it to hire in Brazil? The EDF view

A room full of lawyers and business executives gathered in Paris to discuss protectionism in Brazil.  Heavy weights companies like EDF, SAFRAN and Credit Agricole among others, brought their experience in day-to-day issues. Guillaume de FORCEVILLE, new markets director of … Continue reading

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