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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has agreed that the country will give up the differential treatment that developing countries receive at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in exchange for US...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Friday and Saturday, November 9th-10th, are the final two days of the ‘RioMarket’ film industry festival, featuring many roundtables, discussions, and workshops, including a seminar with long-time expatriate Steve...
By Jay Forte, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to a report by GlobalData, the Brazilian pharmaceutical market is set to grow from US$25.3 billion in 2016 to US$29.9 billion in 2021, representing a compound annual growth rate...
By Jay Forte, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Data released yesterday, April 13th, by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) shows that the service sector fell by 5.1 percent in relation to February 2016, after declines...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil faced in January the 22nd consecutive month of increases in unemployment, according to the Ministry of Labor. The study (CAGED) shows that during the first month of 2017 the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After a year of declines in both vehicle production and sales, automakers expect the market to recover in 2017 according to the National Automobile Manufacturers Association (Anfavea).Anfavea estimates that sales will...
By Jay Forte, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian Industrial Production saw an accumulated reduction of 7.1 percent in the eleven months of 2016. The data is part of the Monthly Industrial Survey - Brazilian Physical Production...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The trade balance in Brazil set a record in 2016 registering a surplus US$47.69 billion, according to the Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services (MDIC). The surplus balance is...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – As Brazilians brace for another difficult year ahead, confidence indexes released this past week show no clear tendencies. While some, like the retail sector, are optimistic in relation to next...

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