Brazil’s Rousseff on Economic Visit to Sweden and Finland

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, is on a four-day official visit to Sweden and Finland where she hopes to close several bilateral commercial and educational agreements. On Monday, President Rousseff is expected to visit a Saab factory from where Brazil ordered 36 Gripen NG military airplanes at an estimated cost of R$18.5 billion. It is said that the Brazilian contract is Sweden’s largest export order in history.

According to Brazil’s Foreign Relations Ministry (Itamaraty) the visit to the two Nordic countries is to boost . . .

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