By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – During the next four years Brazil will work toward strengthening its commercial ties with the United States, expanding its accords with Mercosur partners as well as finalizing trade agreements with Central and South American countries such as Mexico, Peru, Colombia and Chile, stated the new Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC) Minister, Armando Monteiro Neto, during his first speech as minister Wednesday, January 7th.
“Governments must respond to the demands and circumstances of a given moment. We have to adjust our focus and strategy and enter other trade agreements, such . . .