Queen Margrethe II of Denmark walk besides Mexico's President Enrique Peña Nieto in her official visit to Mexico.

Denmark enters into strategic partnership with Mexico

In connection with Danish PM Lars Løkke Rasmussen’s current visit to Mexico, as part of the first official state visit to the country since 2003, Denmark has agreed a new strategic partnership with the...

Brazil intent on expanding beef markets in Asia

Brazil took over from Australia as the largest exporter of beef to China in 2016, offering a cheaper protein, and has strong interest in South Korea and re-opening trade with Japan. Japan suspended Brazilian beef...
Brazil Reports 14.6% Jump In February Oil Output YoY

Brazil Reports 14.6% Jump In February Oil Output YoY

Brazilian oil output in February was 14.6 percent higher year-over-year, according to the latest data released by ANP, the South American country’s petroleum regulator. February production touched 2.676 million barrels per day, an ANP statement...
Brazil trade surplus hits record high despite meat woes

Brazil trade surplus hits record high despite meat woes

Its economy might be in tatters, and corruption scandals seem to hit a new sector every week, but Brazil is proving there is a silver lining to be found in every crisis. Latin America’s biggest...
Brazil's President Michel Temer speaks during a swearing ceremony for the newly-named Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes and Justice Minister Osmar Serraglio, at the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil, March 7, 2017

Brazil’s President Launches $15 Bi Infrastructure Concession Plan

Brazil's President Michel Temer launched an infrastructure concessions program on Tuesday that he said should raise 45 billion reais ($14.43 billion) in investment in building and operating roads, port terminals, railways and power transmission...
The president has a chance to pass a reform that will stop Brazil going bust

Reducing Brazil’s pension burden

The faded modernist façades along Copacabana’s beachfront hark back to Brazil’s optimistic past. The seaside promenade, where walking sticks outnumber G-strings, offers a glimpse of its demographic future. A quarter of the inhabitants of...
Brazil lower interest rate

Brazil’s central bank cuts benchmark rate to 12.25%

Brazil’s central bank said on Wednesday that the country’s recession was showing signs of bottoming out and stressed the importance of fiscal reforms as it announced another sharp cut in its benchmark Selic interest...
Vale do Rio Doce

Brazil mining company Vale announces plan for single class of stock

Brazilian mining giant Vale SA announced a plan Monday to create a single class of stock without a controlling shareholder, likely reducing the potential for government interference in what management characterized as a watershed for the...
BRazil's president Michel Temer

Brazil to open up to foreign buyers

President Michel Temer will propose legislation to lift restrictions on foreign ownership of airlines and agricultural land in Brazil as he strives to pull the economy out of a two-year recession, government sources say. Temer's...
Brazil President Michel Temer

Brazil a ‘cornucopia of possibilities’ in spite of political upheaval

Political crisis? Where? Brazil's turbulent 2016 — in which the country played host to a troubled Olympics as corruption scandals swirled around impeached President Dilma Rousseff and her successor, Michel Temer — would normally be...

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