Category Archives: Investment

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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World to halt investments in Brazil? Not Marriott.

Just came across this piece saying that Marriott will keep its plans to invest in Brazil despite the economic situation and political uncertainties. Worth debating.. Why Marriott Still Plans Expansion in Brazil, Regardless of Economic Woes A Marriott VP of … Continue reading

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Ricardo Amorim’s point of view on doing business in Brazil

For those who want a brief introduction to doing business in Brazil I recommend this  4 minutes video in English. Ricardo Amorim is one of Brazil´s most influential economist according to Forbes magazine and Klout.com.

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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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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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