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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), closed the second quarter of 2017 up by 0.2 percent compared to the previous quarter, according to the IBGE (Brazilian Statistics Bureau). The latest GDP...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil faced in January the 22nd consecutive month of increases in unemployment, according to the Ministry of Labor. The study (CAGED) shows that during the first month of 2017 the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – More than 11,950 companies closed their doors in the state of Rio de Janeiro last year, 25.2 percent more than in 2015, according to data released on Wednesday by...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The president of Caixa Econômica Federal, Gilberto Occhi, announced that the process of joining the bank's employee Voluntary Dismissal Plan (PDV) will open today (February 7th). Occhi said the goal...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The latest survey by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) shows that Brazil closed 2016 with 12.3 million unemployed people, the highest rate since the country entered, in...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The latest national survey on unemployment (PNAD), released on Thursday, December 29th by the Brazilian Institute of Geography (IBGE), showed that for the three-month period that ended in November,...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday, November 29th, the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) released its latest national survey (PNAD), which showed that for the three-month period that ended in October, the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Despite forecasts of an improvement in the country’s economy in the coming months, Brazilians are still struggling to make ends meet. Last month Brazilians wrote more than 1.2 million checks...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ipanema, long considered one of Rio’s trendiest and most upmarket locations, has also been one of the neighborhoods most affected by the country’s deep economic recession, according to an October...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The number of unemployed persons in Brazil continues to steadily rise, with the unemployment rate in the movable quarter ending in August 2016 (June, July and August), reaching 11.8 percent...
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