New houses built at Praia do Forte, Bahia - Brazil.

Homebuilders regain confidence for new launches in 2017

Brazil's depressed homebuilding market could see the start of an upswing next year as developers regain confidence, Lucas Vargas, chief executive of online classifieds VivaReal, told Reuters. Brazil's worst recession in decades has led to...

UPDATE 1-Brazil retail sales recover more than expected in August – Reuters

(Adds details of retail sales data)RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Retail sales in Brazilrose more than expected in August, rebounding from a sharp Julydrop as demand increased for fuel, pharmaceuticals...


Retail Sales in Brazil on the rise 

Joaquim Levy

Banker to be named Brazil finance minister

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will name banker Joaquim Levy as her new finance minister, three leading newspapers reported on Friday, signaling a shift toward more market-friendly...


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Club de paris

Brazil joins Paris club of wealthy creditor nations

Brazil is to join the Paris Club of wealthy sovereign creditors, becoming the first large developing economy to enter the group for two decades, as deteriorating global credit conditions spur governments to improve co-ordinated...

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

Mobile commerce sees 84 percent growth in Brazil

mobile commerce report that was published under the title “WebShoppers”, by the e-Bit consultancy firm, the number of people in Brazil who are using


Moblie commerce on the rise in Brazil. Space for digital Tv as well

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...
Brazil's sugar cane

Brazil to rethink Thai sugar support challenge

Brazil is weighing whether to drop its actions at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against Thailand's support for its sugar sector as part of its plan to improve trade strategies in line with the...
Carbon Pollution

The extraordinary decoupling between economic growth and carbon pollution is happening

Producing more stuff takes more energy. Using more energy means more pollution. That statement would once have seemed like common sense. Because most of our energy has historically come from fossil fuels, rising economic growth...

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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