Category Archives: Economy

In Geneve, worries about Brazilian protectionism

Entrepreneurs gathered in World Trade Organization (WTO) headquarters in Geneve showed concern about the direction of Brazilian trade policy. # 1 “protected” economy among G-20 According to the  International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), most G-20 countries – which gathers both the … Continue reading

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In Brazil’s Slums, Economic Inequality Tackled With Technology

In Brazil’s Slums, Economic Inequality Tackled With Technology Transcript GWEN IFILL: Next, we take another look at economic inequality, this time in a developing nation. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on how one man is using technology to transform … Continue reading

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Brazil’s Oil Boom

from The Economist, 5 November Filling up the future Its remarkable offshore oil bonanza could do Brazil a lot of good. But getting the most out of it will not be easy Nov 5th 2011 GEOLOGICAL structures of vast antiquity … Continue reading

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Standard and Poor’s upgrads Brazil

Standard and Poor’s upgraded Brazil’s rating as an acknowledgment of the commitment to “meeting fiscal targets”. Brazil’s long-term ratings are now:BBB (sovereign) and A- (local currency).According to  ITAU UNIBANCO, “moving further up would require “vigorous” reforms.” S&P remarked remaining risks: “poor inflation control, fiscal largesse, … Continue reading

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Brazilian economy cools down with global turbulence

For the fifth consecutive week, Brazilian financial analysts reduced their estimates for the Brazilian economic growth this year. Local market sentiment poll – Focus Report According to the Focus report, released by the Brazilian Central Bank the forecast 2011 GDP … Continue reading

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Top 10 Startups in Brazil

I present a list compiled by experts of the top 10 Startups in Brazil. Even if you are not tech savvy, these companies should be on your radar since they promise extremely rapid growth. Even though I agree that all … Continue reading

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Ethanol fuel: a Brazilian distinguishing feature between hope and contradiction 1/2

Part one. Brazilian economical and energetic development are everyday more impressive. Today this big country is the second biggest Ethanol fuel producer in the world. This fuel is a derivative from sugar cane. 36 years ago, Brazil started a brand … Continue reading

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