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Brazil's CSN sees Q2 steel shipments rise 13% to 1.32 million mt

Sao Paulo — Brazilian integrated steelmaker CSN shipped 1.32 million mt of steel products in the second quarter of 2018, up 13% from 1.17 million mt in Q2 2017, according to results released Wednesday.

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Real Estate Firm GTIS Plans Infrastructure Expansion in Brazil

GTIS Partners LP, a real estate private equity firm with about $5 billion in assets under management, is diversifying into infrastructure -- with Brazil as its first stop.

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Corp. America Weighs Brazil Airports, Plans Florence Runway

Fresh from selling a 25 percent stake in its Italian operations, Corporacion America Airports SA said it may bid on new airport projects in Brazil and plans to start construction on a new runway in Florence. Shares gained the most in two months.

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IGP-M tem alta de 0,51% em julho e de 8,24% em 12 meses

A inflação medida pelo Índice Geral de Preços - Mercado (IGP-M) foi de 0,51% em julho, após marcar 1,87% um mês antes, informou a Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV). Com o resultado, o índice acumula alta de 5,92% no ano e de 8,24% em 12 meses.

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Brazil's Embraer snags $1.1 billion order from United Airlines

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Embraer SA (EMBR3.SA) has signed a firm order with United Airlines (UAL.N) for twenty-five 70-seat E175 jets, the Brazilian planemaker said on Monday, providing a boost to the company shortly after JetBlue Airways Corp (JBLU.O) opted to replace its fleet of Embraer jets with

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Indústrias do Brasil e da Alemanha defendem em carta acordo Mercosul-União Europeia

Representantes das indústrias do Brasil e da Alemanha assinaram carta em que defendem a conclusão do acordo comercial entre Mercosul e União Europeia.

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Bar by bar, Heineken battles AB Inbev in Brazil

SAO PAULO/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Sao Paulo bar owner Arthur Santi has long served up boatloads of ice-cold Skol, one of Brazil’s most popular beer brands and a mainstay of brewing giant Ambev SA (ABEV3.SA).

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Key Issues Facing Brazil's Sugar and Ethanol Industry

Sugarcane in Brazil is a highly versatile crop and an important part of Brazil’s economy. Sugar is Brazil’s fourth largest export with $8.1 billion of proceeds (4.4% of total exports), and
sugarcane is the number one source of renewable energy in Brazil, supplying almost 17 percent of the country’s total energy consumption.

This special report addresses sugarcane’s key components: sugar, ethanol, and energy production, and the market forces and government policies that shape their present as well as their future.

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Boeing and Embraer Likely to Reach a Deal, Brazil Defense Chief Says

Comments suggest a shift after ministry’s caution on the talks
Boeing Co. and Embraer SA are getting closer to a deal, Brazil’s new defense chief said, as talks advance to forge the second global alliance between major airplane manufacturers in six months.

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Norsk Hydro completes Brazil aluminum extrusion plants acquisition

Norsk Hydro completed Monday its acquisition of Arconic's two aluminum extrusion plants in Brazil. Last December, Hydro announced that it would pay $10 million for the two extrusion plants in Utinga and Tubarao in southern Brazil.

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