Brazilian Congress

In 13 years, public wage rose three times more than the private

The average salaries of the public service sector rose in real terms (above inflation), 33% between January 2003 and January 2016, while in the private sector, the increase was 10%. The survey, conducted on the basis...
Smart Cities & Infrastructure

How will Smart Infrastructure help Brazil overcome the crisis?

 Brazil is going through a delicate phase in its political and economic development after a considerably long period of improvement and growth. A tight presidential election and a few corruption scandals in 2014 put...
A man counts a bundle of bolivares, the currency of Venezuela, in the city of Pacaraima, where Venezuelans come to buy food and commodities scarce in their country.

Venezuela’s crisis brings economic boom but social tensions to Brazil border town

At first sight, the small Amazonian border community of Pacaraima appears to be doing well amid the humanitarian crisis afflicting Venezuela, transforming itself into a giant grain warehouse, and supplying food – at considerable...
Train Infrastructure

IBGE Brazilian Statistical and Geographic Instit : maps transportation infrastructure in Brazil

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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...

Ensuring that Brazil’s urban mobility projects support sustainable transport

During the last decade, Brazil has witnessed unprecedented federal investment in public and non-motorized transport projects.


Urban mobility and opportunities in Brazil

Office in Denmark

Denmark has fewer long-term unemployed than the rest of Europe

While unemployment in the EU dropped to below 10 percent in October – the lowest since July 2009 – half of all people without a job in Europe are long-term unemployed (unemployed for at...
President Dilma Rousseff congratulate Finance Minister Joaquim Levy

Market Might Like Brazil Again Thanks To New ‘Team Dilma’

Market sees Brazil GDP hitting 1.5% next year and 2% in 2016 if new economic team can deliver.


Dilma working hard to gain trust again

Black Friday consumers

Brazil’s online Christmas sales forecast to expand 22%

Online sales in Brazil during the Christmas season, comprising purchases made between November 15 and December 24, are forecast to expand 22% over last year,...


Online Sales in Brazil on the rise

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...
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