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South Africa’s AECI is looking to spend up to 1 billion rand ($148 million) on acquisitions of chemical companies in Brazil. AECI is a maker of industrials chemicals and explosives for the mining and manufacturing sectors. The Group has completed … Continue reading
CSN or Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (NYSE: SID) struck a deal to sell its 19.9 percent stake in Australian coal miner Riversdale to mining giant Rio Tinto for $830 million (AUD$780 million), according to its securities filing. CSN, Brazil’s largest diversified … Continue reading
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
Lula was in Conakry, capital of Guinea last Tuesday (22/02/2011). The charismatic and prestigious ex- Brazilian president came for a ceremony about the beginning of the works of Vale in Guinea. Vale, the largest Brazilian company and the largest exporter … Continue reading
Exploring business opportunities in Brazil is a good excuse to go to Rio next month for the Rio Investment 2011. Investors from all over the world are expected in Rio from March 22-24 for Rio Investment 2011. A meeting place for … Continue reading
The Rio based EBX Group is planning to strengthen its presence outside Brazil and announced the openning of an office in New York to host EBX International. According to Eike Batista, chairman of the group: “with the creation of EBX and … Continue reading
Electricity consumption in May went up 10.5% YoY, according to the Federal energy research bureau (EPE). Industrial segment was the main responsable for this figures. Industrial consumption reached +15.4% YoY. It means that industrial activity is growing fast.g relevant growth. … Continue reading