Tag Archives: Japan

Brazil on the World Economic History Congress (Kyoto 2015)

Economic historians from around the world met in Kyoto from 3 to 7 of August. As a major event, it is a good thermometer on what is driving the attention of the academic community. How did Brazil do? Taking an objective … Continue reading

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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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Brazilian banks mergers: BTG Pactual partners with SMBC and Itau buys stake in Carrefour Bank

In the past days, Brazilian banks mergers hit the news. First, it was Banco do Brasil, acting according to its internationalization strategy, just acquired another bank in Argentina. Now, BTG Pactual, an independent investment bank in Brazil, signed a memorandum of … Continue reading

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Brazil’s Vale and Japan’s Jogmec to survey for metals in Mozambique

Tokyo, Japan, 11 Nov – Brazilian mining company Vale and Japanese state company Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National (Jogmec) have decide to st up a partnership to mine for nickel, copper and platinum in Mozambique, the Japanese company said … Continue reading

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Bradesco launches new fund in Japan

Billionaire Japanese market appears to be a very promising field for the resource managers in Brazil. The latest move is the Bradesco Asset Management (Bram), which launches this week a portfolio of Brazilian equities smaller (small caps) for the Japanese retail. … Continue reading

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Brazilian millionaires

Brazil has 127k families with net worth above US$1mn, according to Boston Consulting Group research just made public recently. This means that Brazil is 17th in the ranking of countries with the most millionaires. The US ranks 1st  with 4.1mn households, Japan comes in 2nd, … Continue reading

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