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By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio Rural, a program initiated by the Secretariat of Agriculture announced this week that they are supporting over 45,000 small-holding and family farmers throughout the state of Rio. In partnership with...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Monday, March 5th, federal judge André Wasilewski Duszczak, from the 1st Federal Court of Ponta Grossa (Paraná, Southern Brazil), determined the release of data and communications for the investigated...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After two years of negative results, Brazil registered a growth in its GDP of one percent in 2017, according to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). For Brazilian...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Attending the opening of the 9th BRICS Summit in Xiamen, China, Brazil’s President, Michel Temer, urged the easing of economic barriers and the reduction of bureaucracy in relation to trade...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After two consecutive years of declines Brazil’s economy grew one percent in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the last quarter of 2016, according to the Brazilian Statistics Bureau...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian grain crop is expected to grow 21.8 percent in 2017, according to a February estimate released today (March 9th) by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE)....
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Brazil closed 2016 with a retraction of 3.6 percent, making this current recession (2015-2016) the biggest the country has faced since 1947 when the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – This year’s Brazilian harvest should total 221.4 million tons, an increase of 20.3 percent in relation to last year, according to a report by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Although Brazil’s economy has not yet recovered from the worst recession in decades, the Santos Port, largest port complex in Latin America, is forecasting to move a record 120.6 million...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil may register the largest agricultural production in its history in 2017, according to data by the Brazil’s National Supply Company (Conab). The production is expected to increase up to...
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