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06/18/18 Bill requires Brazil to comply with UN Security Council sanctions

President Michel Temer signed a bill on Friday (15 June) that would require Brazil to comply with the sanctions imposed by United Nations Security Council resolutions, such as trade embargoes and designations of individuals or...

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06/18/18 GDP preview is up 0.46% in April, says Central Bank

After three months in decline, the Brazilian economy began to grow again in the period from March to April. It grew 0.46% in the period, according to a report released Friday (15) by the Central Bank. According to the Central...

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06/13/18 Brazil reaffirms its support for the negotiating process

The Brazilian government has followed with satisfaction the historic meeting between the president of the United States, Donald Trump, and the leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Kim Jong-un, held in Singapore on...

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06/13/18 Brazil and Nigeria expand talks on agriculture and trade

A meeting on Tuesday (12 June) between President Michel Temer and the Nigerian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, furthered discussions on topics of interest to both countries, such as agriculture and livestock...

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06/13/18 Jungmann: Unified system will help fight violence

With the model proposed by the Unified Public Security System (Susp), created by a law sanctioned by President Michel Temer on Monday (11 June), the Brazilian government can formulate integrated security policies in coordination...

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06/12/18 Temer: Energy reactor and laboratory will bring development to Brazil

Two important steps for Brazilian health and science were taken this morning (8 June) in Iperó, state of São Paulo, where President Temer attended the ceremony to unveil a commemorative plaque for the launch of the Brazilian...

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06/12/18 Brazil sugar, coffee producers lock in profits on currency drop

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Many Brazilian coffee and sugar producers saw a rare opportunity last week to fix prices with solid profit margins at a moment of global oversupply for both products, moving quickly to cash in when the local...

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06/12/18 FORMAL JOBS IN SÃO PAULO'S AGRICULTURAL SECTOR ARE EXPECTED TO GROW IN THE NEXT QUARTER, ESTIMATES IEA

Since mid-2014 Brazil has plunged into a recession that has caused our economy to shrink 8.1% and lose approximately 3 million formal jobs in the various productive sectors. According to Carlos Eduardo Fredo, Celso Vegro and...

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06/11/18 Temer: Energy reactor and laboratory will bring development to Brazil

Two important steps for Brazilian health and science were taken this morning (8 June) in Iperó, state of São Paulo, where President Temer attended the ceremony to unveil a commemorative plaque for the launch of the Brazilian...

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06/11/18 Nuclear reactor to help patients with serious diseases

Building Brazil's first nuclear reactor will be crucial to end the country’s external dependence on inputs and better serve patients with serious diseases who do not have access to nuclear medicine, President Temer said in a...

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06/11/18 Industrial production increases in 13 locations in April, points out IBGE

Industrial production grew 8.9% in April, 13 out of 15 locations analysed by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) recorded hikes, with increases in 24 of the 26 segments. The study took into consideration 14...

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06/08/18 SOYBEANS BOOSTS CARGO EXPORTS AT THE PORT OF SANTOS

Cargo traffic at the Port of Santos hit a record high in April, reaching 11,746,598 tonnes, surpassing the record achieved in the same month last year by 9.8%. Shipped volume exceededthe level of 40 million tons in the first four...

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06/08/18 Government firmly committed to environmental cause, says Temer

Whilst approving carbon emission reduction targets on Tuesday (5), President of the Republic Michel Temer said that the Brazilian government has shown a "firm commitment" to environmental protection in the past two years. “We are...

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06/08/18 Brazil's Temer sees no currency crisis; central bank vows to keep acting

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Michel Temer said on Thursday there was no risk of a currency crisis in Latin America’s largest economy despite sharp falls in the exchange rate, while the central bank chief pledged to...

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06/07/18 Oil majors to bid on choice stakes in Brazil's offshore

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Executives from oil majors were set to gather in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday to compete for stakes in Brazil’s pre-salt oil play, home to some of the world’s most alluring offshore geology, as rising oil...

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06/07/18 PLAN SAFRA 2018/19 WILL HAVE R $ 194 BILLION OF CREDIT

In a ceremony at the Palácio do Planalto, President Michel Temer announced this morning (06) the Agricultural Plan for Livestock (PAP) 2018/2019, which provided about R $ 194 billion of credit, reduced interest rates and expanded...

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06/07/18 FIAT PRESIDENT PRAISES BRAZIL'S COMMITMENT TO REDUCE EMISSIONS USING ETHANOL

By participating in the Capital Markets Day 2018, in Bolocco, Italy, the president of Fiat Chrysler Automobilies (FCA), Sergio Marchionne, highlighted the role of Brazil in combating the emission of polluting gases. On the...

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06/05/18 Accor Hotels starts facial recognition trials in Brazil

Accor Hotels has started a facial recognition trial in Brazil as a means to improve customer service delivery. Selected guests of the hotel's loyalty program will be the first users the new technology at a Pullman hotel in São...

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06/05/18 EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil stocks up as Petrobras shares bounce back

BRASILIA, June 4 (Reuters) - Brazilian stocks rose on Monday, propelled by rebounding shares of Petróleo Brasileiro SA after the appointment of a former top executive as its chief executive reduced concerns of government meddling...

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06/05/18 Walmart sells majority of Brazil unit, takes $4.5 billion charge

NEW YORK/SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Walmart Inc (WMT.N) said on Monday that it has sold an 80 percent stake in its Brazilian operations to private equity firm Advent International, exiting an underperforming business in its third...

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