Brazil gives go-ahead to 31 solar parks in push for new energy

By Marcelo Teixeira SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil finally entered the solar power sector on Friday, granting contracts for the construction of 31 solar parks as it tries to diversify its sources of generation amid an energy crisis caused by the...


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Webinar: E-commerce payments, entry hurdles and how to overcome them

If you are looking for a huge new market to crack, you’ll struggle to find anywhere more attractive than Brazil. It is the fifth largest country in the world, has the sixth largest population and is seventh in terms of internet usage.


Watch this webinar and learn how can you overcome the main hurdles for online payments in Brazil.

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...

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...
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Over 1 Million Homes to Produce Own Energy by 2024 in Brazil

According to estimates from Brazil’s National Electric Energy Agency (ANEEL), by 2024, some 1.2 million Brazilian households are expected to adopt the new distributed energy generation system. This system allows consumers to cut costs...
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...

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

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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...
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