Tags Economy

Tag: Economy

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Despite an United Nation’s report stating that Brazil is likely to grow only 0.1 percent this year, limiting the total economic growth of the region, Brazil’s finance minister Henrique Meirelles...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The unemployment rate in Brazil continues to rise and the country now has 14.2 million unemployed in the quarter ended in March. This is 14.9 percent higher than the...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Data released yesterday, April 13th, by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) shows that the service sector fell by 5.1 percent in relation to February 2016, after declines...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The number of active cell lines in Brazil fell by 5.38 percent in January, compared to the same month last year, according to the National Telecommunications Agency (ANATEL). Compared to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Finance minister of Brazil, Henrique Meirelles, says country’s economy is showing signs of recovery and that the worst recession the country has faced in its history is over. Meirelles attributed...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Monday January 16th, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced that it had reduced its forecast of Brazilian GDP growth from 1.5 percent to 0.2 percent in 2017. The estimate is...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian Industrial Production saw an accumulated reduction of 7.1 percent in the eleven months of 2016. The data is part of the Monthly Industrial Survey - Brazilian Physical Production...
Editorial, by Stone Korshak RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It has long been said that "Brazil is a country of the future... and always will be." However Rio de Janeiro has a much bigger image problem these days, and I'm...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Violent confrontations were once again seen on Tuesday after Brazil’s Senate approved a bill which will limit government’s spending for the next twenty years, by 53 votes against 16. Despite...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In a unanimous decision, Brazilian Central Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (Copom) announced Wednesday, November 30th, it was reducing the country’s benchmark interest rate (Selic) for the second consecutive month, by...
- Advertisement -

STAY CONNECTED

25,014FansLike
2,602FollowersFollow
5,229FollowersFollow

LATEST NEWS

WEATHER

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
mist
19.5 ° C
20 °
18 °
94%
2.6kmh
20%
Wed
27 °
Thu
26 °
Fri
21 °
Sat
20 °
Sun
18 °

CURRENCY

BRL - Brazilian Real
USD
3.2658
GBP
4.1953
EUR
3.6538
CAD
2.4273
AUD
2.4286