Brazil Sees Opportunities in Trump’s Protectionist Measures

Officials say Brazil can use these U.S. government protectionism measures as an opportunity to improve its foreign trade agreements.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The U.S. President Donald Trump’s pledge to review his country’s trade agreements with other nations has been a cause of concern for many countries around the world. The Brazilian government, however, sees these new measures as new business opportunities for the country.

"When it [U.S. government] leaves the world's largest trade agreement, we understand that, especially in the area of agribusiness, it opens up a great opportunity for Brazil,” Brazil’s Minister of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services, Marcos Pereira told reporters on Wednesday in . . .

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