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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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Latin America is focus of event in Vienna upcoming May (I will be there)

The Austrian Federal Economic Chamber is hosting the first international business forum “Latin America meets Central and Eastern Europa in Vienna” . The event’s motto is “Bridging the two worlds through trade and investment” and it will be held in Vienna from … Continue reading

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Languages Supermarket

Mediate between people from different cultures speaking different languages is like walking on broken glass. Hence, there is no need to look for other situation for a rush of adrenalin. It is a risky work, no matter how good the … Continue reading

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New players on the game of medical technology in Brazil

  They are Venrock Capital, one of the largest American venture capital firms (Rockefeller family founded brand) and Advance Medical Inc. Venrock recently founded and led a $6 million Series A funding for Advance Medical Inc., a company whose sole mission is … Continue reading

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The US could double visits from Brazil and Chile. Do they want to?

The United States could double visits from Brazil and Chile  in one year and  generate $10.3 billion in new tourism revenue. In 2010, 1.2 million Brazilians visited the United States, injecting $5.9 billion into the American economy. economy.That would mean … Continue reading

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L’Oreal wants to double Brazilian sales in 4 years

L’Oreal the world’s largest cosmetics maker announced that Brazilian sales grew by  21 % in 2010, jumping to 705 million euros. And they want more.. The French based company aims to double sales in Brazil by 2015 and add 50 … Continue reading

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