By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The government of Brazil announced this week its National Export Plan (PNE) with the objective of increasing Brazilian exports to help the country’s ailing economy. According to Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, companies should take advantage of the favorable foreign exchange rate to increase their export volumes to those countries already buying Brazilian products and to find new markets for their goods.
Rousseff also said she could not accept the fact that the country was placed 25th in the ranking of foreign trade volumes. “The seventh economy in the world . . .