Brazil’s Reaction to Trump Win Ranges from Concern to Joy

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – As worldwide reaction started to appear in the global media on the stunning victory of Donald Trump for the presidency of the United States, Brazilian officials also spoke up on Wednesday about possible changes in the trade relations between the two countries. While some voiced concern about some of Trump's campaign promises, others celebrated the result.

At a news conference in Brasilia, Brazilian foreign minister Jose Serra said that he hoped that the economic protectionist stance demonstrated by the American president-elect during the campaign would not materialize.

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