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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Forecasts by financial analysts for Brazil’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate in 2015 continue to deteriorated, from a contraction of 2.85 percent to 2.97 percent last week, according to...
By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to the Economic Climate Indicator (ICE) released by the Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) on Wednesday, August 13th the economic climate in Latin America in July is the worst since...
By Anna Kaiser, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian government announced yesterday that it will zero the IOF tax (Tax on Financial Transactions), in an effort to protect the weakening real in response to the strengthening dollar....
Opinion, by Alfonso Stefanini RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Dorothy Stang, the 73-year-old American killed in the Amazon Basin in 2005, is remembered by a famous picture where she wore a shirt saying "the death of the forest is the...
By Anna Kaiser, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - United States Vice President Joe Biden praised Brazil's impressive development and reaffirmed the Obama administration's commitment to build a prosperous relationship with the country in his speech at Mauá Pier...
By Anna Kaiser, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While the U.S. Dollar reached its highest value so far this year last Friday, May 24th, the Brazilian Real has lost financial worth, following a period of consistently increasing against...
By Anna Kaiser, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As Brazil is emerging as one of the world’s largest financial powers, foreign companies are eagerly looking to expand in Latin America’s largest economy. However, the Brazilian market is exceptionally...
By Fiona Hurrell, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Financial institution Hamilton Lane is the latest in a number of global firms to open an office in Brazil, right in the center of its most famous city, Rio de...
By Helen Trouten Torres, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Cities across the globe are using mega events like the World Cup and Olympics to catalyze urban development and social and economic change. Being a host city is a...
By Helen Trouten Torres, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - New research released this month adds weight to the reports that Brazil’s economic growth is largely being fueled by credit markets. The research by APAS (Paulista Association of...
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