Category Archives: Business

State reform and the privatization of a Brazilian champion: the case of Vale

Privatization is a controversial subject in Brazil. It has been so for a while. After the Petrobras scandals, the interest of the public role in the economy remains active. Vale is an historical case. Privatized in 1997, the company has evolved … Continue reading

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Business Newswires Analysis: Petrobras overhaul calls for much more than corruption clean-up

The Petrobras scandal: are we facing a complex case of corruption with politics prying associated with lousy management? What will it take to get Petrobras on track? This Business Newswire analysis makes good points. Petrobras’ decision to take a massive $17 … Continue reading

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TED Global in Rio

 For the first in Brazil, TED Global will take place in Rio October 6-10th 2014. The first day was dedicated to projects of the young proteges  “adopted” by the foundation that organizes the event. The so-called TED Fellows – twenty … Continue reading

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Brazilian design context targets the American furniture market

The Brazilian furniture industry in the South city of Bento Gonçalvez (Rio Grande do Sul) will hold a contest to develop a line of Brazilian furniture designed to please the American taste. A team of American consultants  will assist competitors to adapt … Continue reading

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In Paris: How to export to Brazil

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Paris Ile-de-France organizes Forum Objectif Brazil to prepare companies to export to Brazil. For those planning to enter a market of 200 million people, this is a good opportunity to start to understand the complexity … Continue reading

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Brazilian post office – ECT, opens first international unit in Miami

Brazilian Post Office – ECT announces its internationalization.  The goal is to  support micro and small Brazilians entrepreneurs in exporting. ECT also aims to support the Brazilian citizens who are abroad. Miami first ECT’s first postal code in the United States … 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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