Tag Archives: Latin America

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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Latin America Forum promotes event in London

London Partners: The Latin American Forum, the first private sector led initiative of this type in the UK seeks to boost business opportunities between the UK and Latin America. Latin America was at London City Hall on February 6th 2012 in … Continue reading

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Brazilian pharma targets internationalization

Brazilian pharmaceutical companies announce plans of internationalization. Latin America is primary target. The idea is to build partnerships, license  and distribute branded products,  but investment of investing in green field abroad is also a possibility. This is the case Hypermarcas, … Continue reading

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The G20 aftermath: The Delhi consensus

The Economist outlines India’s appeal in reporting on the aftermath of the G20 meetings – an interesting contrast with Brazil. “India’s appeal to foreign investors is easy to see. Its economy grew by 8.8% in the year to the second … Continue reading

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Lula’s Legacy

Brazil’s charismatic (now ex) president Lula has been perceived as a great leader worldwide. Obama called him “the man” and Fidel Castro ” dear comrade”; in Brazil, after 8 years in power, his popularity rate was above 80%, demolishing the … Continue reading

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Latin America predictions in Miami

The Council of the Americas holds this Thursday in Miami its annual Latin America Predictors Forum. It focuses on economic, financial and trade forecasts for next year. Keynote remarks: H.E. Audley Fitz-Albert Shaw, Minister of Finance and the Public Service, … Continue reading

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Brazilian Transnational Companies are debated in Paris at the CERALE

A very interesting conference took place yesterday evening at the Centre d’Etudes et Recherche Amérique Latine en Europe (CERALE). Background of the discussion The Brazilian economy performed very well during the 2007/8 financial crisis. The impact of the crisis did … Continue reading

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