High quality (cheap) cotton? Brazilian fashion prefer Peru to China

Brazilian brands such as VR Menswear, Ellus, TNG and Richards are following a path already trodden by international brands like Armani, Lacoste, Polo Ralph Lauren: outsourcing from Peru. Mercosur: import tax waiver Brazilians are benefiting from a Mercosur free trade agreement which waives import taxes from Peruvian textile goods. Same merchandise from China is taxed 35%. According to Jornal Valor, in 2009,Continue reading “High quality (cheap) cotton? Brazilian fashion prefer Peru to China”

Brazil´s Foreign Policy

Under the leadership of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Brazil opened 62 diplomatic and consular representations around the world – another 17 are in the process of opening. The country currently has 212 posts. Many of them have no relevance in the international political and economic landscape. However, they are part of a strategyContinue reading “Brazil´s Foreign Policy”