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How expensive are products made in Brazil?

Brazilian products are on average 34.2% more expensive than a similar product made somewhere else. What are the reasons? The Brazil cost, followed by the appreciation of the Brazilian Real, explain the economic stagnation the country is facing. Those are … Continue reading

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Rio+20 flashes

The Rio Earth Summit of 1992 was a landmark in Latin America in terms of institutional changes towards sustainability goals. For now, we don’t know much on what impact will have Rio+20 in the debate. But we can try to interpret … Continue reading

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Tourism in Brazil: could it do better?

Brazil is the 39th destination on a ranking for international tourists, according to World Tourism Organization (WTO).  The country received 5.1 million visitors in 2010. A shame if compared to other BRICs: China (81 million), Russia (23.7 million) and India (5.3 million). … Continue reading

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The clean energy race. How countries are investing? A report by PEW

Being eco-friendly, sustainable and social responsible became a key status for nations.  Early this month at the 2nd World Forum on Sustainability, Brazil was pointed out as a leading country in terms of clean energy by global leaders such as … Continue reading

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India, a contrast with Brazil

The excellent Schumpeter column in The Economist covers the Indian model of innovation, which contrasts with the Brazilian model according to a column on Brazil just weeks later. “Companies in India are challenging American ones in an area that they … Continue reading

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