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Thoughts on the D Day celebrations and Portinari’s War and Peace at the Grand Palais

Brazilians didn’t have much to do with the Second World War but here in Paris it is hard to forget the date. Celebrations are extensive. Tv and local newspapers have a huge coverage of the event and of course, the odd … 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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Brazil-Russia trade gains momentum

So says the Russian newspaper Moscow Times. Furthermore, to raise awareness of Russia in Brazil, the Russian business council worked a deal with Brazil’s major daily Folha de Sao Paolo to publish an insert with articles from the Russian government’s Rossiiskaya Gazeta every month, according to Sergei … 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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Continued Multi Speed Recovery in 2011

The World in 2011 by The Economist projects a continued multispeed recovery with emerging markets growing output faster than the Rich World. “Nowadays, it is usually sunnier in the emerging world, and so it will again prove in 2011. Yet … Continue reading

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Goldman Sachs’ Jim O’Neill in The Economist on BRIC Growth

In the World in 2011, Goldman Sachs’ Jim O’Neill gives his forecast for 2036. “Will China have overtaken America in economic size? Will the BRIC economies collectively be as big as the G7? Will European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) … Continue reading

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Prospects for M&A in the BRIC countries

Financier World Wide brings this week a deep analysis on 2011 prospects for M&A in the BRIC countries.I found it a good summary of M&A activity in Brazil, Russia, India and China. My highlights from the original text “While there … Continue reading

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