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Brazilian grains and cotton company announces first international operation in Moçambique

Brazilian company SLC Agricola is starting their internationalization process in Mozambique. The company’s first move is to grow soybeans, said company president, Arlindo Moura, speaking to Brazilian newspaper Valor Economico. Why Moçambique? After examination of several countries -namely Colombia, Paraguay and … 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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Brazilian companies attend the Hannover Industrial Fair

Brazil will be represented at the world’s largest display of technology for industries, the  Hannover Industrial Fair in Germany. Brazilian companies wish to strengthen its brands internationally, but also to make contacts with representatives of the European market, and  originate opportunities in … Continue reading

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Lula in Guinea Conakry to support Vale

Lula was in Conakry, capital of Guinea last Tuesday (22/02/2011). The charismatic and prestigious ex- Brazilian president came for a ceremony about the beginning of the works of Vale in Guinea. Vale, the largest Brazilian company and the largest exporter … Continue reading

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Take away from a Brazilian conference in Dakar

Last Monday,at the magnificent house of the Brazilian ambassador in Dakar, Maria Eliza Teófilo de Luna, I attended  a conference held in by ministers Gilberto Carvalho (Dilma’s minister and former Lula’s chief of staff), Luiza Helena de Barros (minister politics of promotion of racial equality), and Maria … Continue reading

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Brazil and Guinea Conakry

Two weeks ago, Janar posted stating that Brazilians should pay closer attention to Africa. A few days later, Hildete wrote about the expansion of Banco do Brasil in Africa. I tend to pay close attention to the advises of my … Continue reading

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Banco do Brasil expands in the US and Africa

Bank of Brazil announced  this week the purchase of a bank in Miami, USA and signing a joint venture with Portuguese bank Espirito Santo and Brazilian rival Bradesco. The acquisitions are part of the internationalization strategy of Brazil biggest public bank, , which includes Latin … Continue reading

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