Brazil: the new insurance giant in Latin America

A low insurance penetration rate, large market and growing middle class bring new opportunities for insurers investing in the Brazilian market. The development of information and communication technology in the country is also brightening...

BNDES CEO Says Brazilian Recession ‘is over’

On June 5th Paulo Rebello de Castro, CEO of the National Bank of Economic and Social Development of Brazil (BNDES), claimed that the recession in the country has ended. He made the statement during...

Danish government seeks labour market reform to boost jobs

    Denmark's right-leaning government is seeking to create jobs through pension reforms and tax cuts to entice people to work more, but it might prove difficult to persuade the powerful ally Danish People's Party (DF)...

Brazil-China fund to begin operations this Thursday

The Brazilian and Chinese governments have launched a joint US$20bn fund for mutually beneficial infrastructure projects in Brazil, which will begin operations this week (June 1st). The announcement was made during the Brazil Investment Forum...

Arab Gulf States to expand economic ties with commodity-rich Latin America

Arab Gulf states are taking steps to expand economic ties with Latin America, a major exporter of food and commodities, but a dearth of free trade agreements between the two regions and onerous bureaucratic...

Australian super funds eye Latin American infrastructure

Stephen Anthony, chief economist of the Industry Super Association, told an audience of bankers and industry players from Chile, Mexico, Colombia and Peru that Australian industry super funds are ready to go to Latin...
Magdalena Andersson

A Reverse-Trump Tax Plan Delivers an Economic Miracle in Sweden

High taxes, strong unions and an equal distribution of wealth. That’s the recipe for success in a globalized world, according to Magdalena Andersson, the Social Democratic economist who’s also Sweden’s finance minister. The 50-year-old has been...
President Temer

Brazil’s President Temer Says Reforms Will Continue

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Two days after one of the largest nationwide strikes Brazil has seen in decades, President Michel Temer, said that the demonstrations seen on Friday are typical of a democracy and...
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...

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