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By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Data collected by the IPEA Institute (Institute for Applied Economics Research) shows that only 65 percent of all transportation infrastructure investments that were planned by Brazil's federal government between...
By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Key infrastructure concessions continue to hang in the balance and face uncertain futures as the private sector tiptoes warily around large public projects covering the country's roads, railways, airports...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Investing in Brazil’s concession plans, which represent billions of reais of infrastructure contracts, could provide the answer for troubled European economies, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has said during an...
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 – A logistics project worth US$4.1 billion has been stopped in its tracks, as the world’s largest iron ore producer, Vale, was forced to suspend work on the extension of the...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last month saw the completion of the 3,400 mile Transoceanic Highway, linking the Amazonian state of Acre in Brazil with the ports of Ilo, Matarani and San...

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