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...

The Legal Future of Cryptocurrencies in Brazil

Living in Brazil over the last four years has been an experience of watching a real and live – and even more interesting, some would say – version of TV's "House of Cards". The still...

Brazil is wide open to business with post-Brexit Britain

It is a curious piece of sports trivia that the first match ever played by the Brazilian national football team, which took place in my home city of Rio de Janeiro in 1914, was against...

South America Key To Beating Brexit Business Blues

Even now that the UK has triggered Article 50, the debate over the effects of Brexit still rages. Some have suggested that the future holds a wealth of free trade deals with the rest...

e-Estonia, an example for all nations

The past week I had the opportunity to visit Estonia for the first time. Estonia sits in the northern region of Europe with various terrains that give rise to a few hundreds of islands...
The largest group of foreign citizens employed in Denmark worked in the cleaning industry.

Working in Denmark – how challenging is it for a foreigner?

According to the labour market data collector jobindsats.dk, a total of 336,840 international people worked in Denmark during 2016. These figures are 45% higher than the 232,749 who worked in Denmark in 2008, representing 12%...
Carwash Operation sets motion in Brazil

Brazil’s “Carwash Operation” – where do we go from here?

Since 2014, Brazil finds itself in the grip of the Petrobras scandal, known locally as operação lava jato or ‘carwash’ operation and rocking the country socially, economically and politically. The operation has been exposing the extent...
Import and Export to Brazil

Thinking of trading in Brazil? Main facts and how to get started

Investing in Brazil is always a top of mind matter when thinking about Latin America since, over the years, Brazil has emerged as a strong and competitive global player. With a highly diversified economy, a...
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UK Smells Money in Right-Wing Brazil After Brexit

The U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union is being portrayed by politicians as a unique chance to boost trade with countries outside of the EU, including Brazil, China, Mexico and South Korea. But...
WhatsApp in Brazil

Why your European start up should internationalize to Brazil?

If your startup goal is to get funded, remember: When evaluating a venture, potential scalability and power to reach asymmetric markets worldwide are key factors. A product or service with focus on global necessities...

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