Brazil Summit in NYC

Last Monday (April 18th), the New York Harvard Club organized a Brazil Summit in a hotel in Midtown NYC. I was representing ESCP Europe at the United Nations so I couldn’t join it. However, a Forbes journalist made a descriptive article about Mantega’s speech. Guido Mantega is Brazil’s sharp-tongued Finance minister and author of the phrase “currency war”: “TheContinue reading “Brazil Summit in NYC”

How would you like Dilma, Mategna and PT to run Vale?

Rumors that Brazilian federal government aims to replace Roger Agnelli, Vale’s CEO, have been surrounding the market for a long time. Yesterday, minister Guido Mantega, representing the Federal government as one large shareholder, officially requested Bradesco, another large shareholder, the substitution of Roger Agnelli as Vale CEO, according to Estado broadcast agency. Supposedly, the governmentContinue reading “How would you like Dilma, Mategna and PT to run Vale?”

First impressions on Dilma’s economic team

Everybody is wondering how the next president of Brazil,Dilma Rouseff,  will behave. Will she follow Lula’s step or will she implement her own agenda, are questions in the back of our minds. She announced this week the names for ministers of Finance, Central bank and Planning and analysts start to explain what is behind thoseContinue reading “First impressions on Dilma’s economic team”