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By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Finance Minister Guido Mantega has chided Western central banks over money-printing and other stimulus measures, and warned that Brazil could impose taxes on speculative foreign capital to avoid its...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – U.S. soft drinks giant Coca-Cola has said that the company is to keep its word over plans to invest R$2.8 billion (around US$1.4 billion) in the company’s Brazilian arm, Coca-Cola...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Finance Minister Guido Mantega has said he believes the Brazilian economy will return to strong growth next year of “four percent or more,” after the Instituto Brasileiro de...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Marked improvements to Brazil’s newly-privatized airports, including São Paulo’s main International Airport, Guarulhos, that were auctioned off earlier this year for R$24.5 billion, have yet to be seen on the...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - In the latest in a raft of stimulus measures, the government on Wednesday announced a program that will see R$133 billion in state-directed private investment to bolster Brazil’s ailing transport...
By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Starbucks first opened their doors for business in Brazil back in December 2006 starting off in São Paulo and since expanding to several cities across the country. The latest...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – President Dilma Rousseff has pledged further stimulus packages for the Brazil, including fresh investments in infrastructure products for airports, ports, rail and roads, Reuters news agency reports. The president promised...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Exports from Brazil to countries in Africa have increased five percent year-on-year, totaling US$5.53 billion in the first half of 2012. The figures mean demand from Africa now outstrips...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – At a time when Brazil's economy has been slowing recent reports indicate President Rousseff has been criticized for holding up R$400 billion (US$198 billion) of investments in industry and...

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