Tag: Brazil Recession

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Latin American economies will rebound this year from last year’s recession but the risks to that outlook are almost all skewed to the downside, analysts at Fitch Ratings said on Wednesday, January 20th, citing...
By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – With President Lula still riding the wave of unprecedented popularity as his second mandate slowly draws to a close, it is not unreasonable to wonder whether the source of much...
By Lindsay Spratt, Sub Editor RIO DE JANEIRO - 2008 National Census figures were released last month by the Pesquisa Nacional por Amostra de Domicílios (PNAD, National Research by Sample of Residences), carried out by the Insituto Brasileiro de Geográfia...
By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Last week respected financial organizations such as the Financial Times and Forbes were prepared to call the recession in Brazil a thing of the past. Second quarter figures revealed strong growth in...
By Doug Gray, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - There were mixed signals from Brazilian economic experts last week as newly released figures showed a national GDP contraction for the second successive quarter. Six months of declining GDP is...



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