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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Despite the strong showing for Jair Bolsonaro and his pro-market reform party in Sunday’s general election in Brazil, the economy is expected to grow less in 2018 and next year,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Despite the uneasiness expected in the political arena due to the upcoming Presidential elections in Brazil in October, international agencies and consultancies are a bit more optimistic this year...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The heads of Mercosur member states met in Mendoza, Argentina on Friday (July 21st) and expressed concern over the political situation in Venezuela, calling for the government of Nicolas Maduro...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A report released on Monday (July 17th) by the World Trade Organization (WTO) says that the Brazilian economy will have a gradual recovery in 2017, but growth will be weak...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Finance minister in Brazil, Henrique Meirelles, said that although the country should register slow growth due to the deep level of recession Brazil should reach the end of the year...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The proposed amendment of a limit on public spending and the Brazilian government's effort to reform social Security are important factors for restart of economic growth in the country, says...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Monday January 16th, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced that it had reduced its forecast of Brazilian GDP growth from 1.5 percent to 0.2 percent in 2017. The estimate is...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday, November 15th, the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) executive board released its annual report indicating that Brazil is close to exiting from a deep recession that has gripped the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Despite continuing economic turbulence, some foreign financial organizations are starting to register improvements in Brazil’s economy. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), for example, has revised its forecast...

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