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Brazilian design context targets the American furniture market

The Brazilian furniture industry in the South city of Bento Gonçalvez (Rio Grande do Sul) will hold a contest to develop a line of Brazilian furniture designed to please the American taste. A team of American consultants  will assist competitors to adapt … Continue reading

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Brazil Summit in NYC

Last Monday (April 18th), the New York Harvard Club organized a Brazil Summit in a hotel in Midtown NYC. I was representing ESCP Europe at the United Nations so I couldn’t join it. However, a Forbes journalist made a descriptive article about … Continue reading

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Latest on Clean Energy: China and Brazil raise investment as developed countries retreat

After a sharp rise in 2010, cut in European incentives made new investment in renewable energy drop in 1 quarter of 2011 (1Q2011) to the lowest in a first quarter since 2009, according to  the London-based researcher, Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Comparing … Continue reading

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The clean energy race. How countries are investing? A report by PEW

Being eco-friendly, sustainable and social responsible became a key status for nations.  Early this month at the 2nd World Forum on Sustainability, Brazil was pointed out as a leading country in terms of clean energy by global leaders such as … Continue reading

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Output, Employment in Rich World v Emerging Markets

The Economist compares output and employment in the Rich World and Emerging Markets. “By late 2010 output and employment had turned up in most rich countries but not enough to regain pre-crisis levels (chart 3)”

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Brazil on the PBS Newshour

Here in the United States, the Newshour (previously the McNeil/ Lehrer Newshour) is a very well respected news source because it is a public television (and therefore more objective and less commercial) source of information. There is a series on … Continue reading

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Brazilian capital markets roadshow in the U.S.

U.S. investors will have an opportunity to talk to representatives of Brazilian capital markets institutions this month.  Meetings will be held in New York (22/jun), San Francisco (24/jun) and  Boston (23/06). The visits are part of the next round of BEST, … Continue reading

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