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Brazil: our highlights of 2012

2012 was a year of contrasts for Brazil. To start with, FDI was record  but the country is not cheap anymore. Momentum is still positive. 7 out of 10 business leaders  interviewed by the E&Y attractiveness survey point Brazil as the most attractive place to establish … 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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Betting on electricity boom in Brazil, DistribuTECH launches local show in 2012

DistribuTECH, North America’s No. 1 electricity transmission and distribution show, will launch its South American version in 2012. DistribuTECH Brasil is organized in four tracks: The Power Delivery Business, Advanced Metering, System Automation, and System Operation. The show takes place from Sept. … 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 and Chinese companies sign agreement on renewable energy projects

China Three Gorges Project Corporation (CTGPC) and Brazilian  Furnas  signed a cooperation agreement to develop projects  in the renewable energy business. The plan is to work together not only in Brazil and China but also in the rest of the … Continue reading

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Latest on Clean Energy: China and Brazil raise investment as developed countries retreat

After a sharp rise in 2010, cut in European incentives made new investment in renewable energy drop in 1 quarter of 2011 (1Q2011) to the lowest in a first quarter since 2009, according to  the London-based researcher, Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Comparing … Continue reading

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Is Brazil a leader in energy matters?

International personalities attending the 2nd World Forum on Sustainability, in Manaus Amazon reinforced the role of Brazil in as a clean energy producer. If Brazil plays it well, leadership in environmental issues may be a huge business opportunity. What did they say … Continue reading

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