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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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How expensive are products made in Brazil?

Brazilian products are on average 34.2% more expensive than a similar product made somewhere else. What are the reasons? The Brazil cost, followed by the appreciation of the Brazilian Real, explain the economic stagnation the country is facing. Those are … Continue reading

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Brazilian post office – ECT, opens first international unit in Miami

Brazilian Post Office – ECT announces its internationalization.  The goal is to  support micro and small Brazilians entrepreneurs in exporting. ECT also aims to support the Brazilian citizens who are abroad. Miami first ECT’s first postal code in the United States … Continue reading

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Rio+20 flashes

The Rio Earth Summit of 1992 was a landmark in Latin America in terms of institutional changes towards sustainability goals. For now, we don’t know much on what impact will have Rio+20 in the debate. But we can try to interpret … Continue reading

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Insights from a success story of internationalization of a Brazilian consulting firm: MZ consult

While Brazilian agriculture, planes and commodities thrive in  international trade balance,  the services account is losing ground as it represents only 13% of exports. Why is that? I got some interesting insights from MZ Consult case, a Brazilian company doing well … Continue reading

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New players on the game of medical technology in Brazil

  They are Venrock Capital, one of the largest American venture capital firms (Rockefeller family founded brand) and Advance Medical Inc. Venrock recently founded and led a $6 million Series A funding for Advance Medical Inc., a company whose sole mission is … Continue reading

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The US could double visits from Brazil and Chile. Do they want to?

The United States could double visits from Brazil and Chile  in one year and  generate $10.3 billion in new tourism revenue. In 2010, 1.2 million Brazilians visited the United States, injecting $5.9 billion into the American economy. economy.That would mean … Continue reading

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