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Tackling “Nightmarish” Tax System to Boost Businesses

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Aug 31, 2017 ico
Brazil’s byzantine tax system is in for an overhaul as congress begins debating a bill to tackle what many investors consider one of the biggest obstacles to doing business...
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Eletrobras Privatisation could fetch up to $6.3bn

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Aug 31, 2017 ico
The privatization of Brazilian electric utility Eletrobras could raise up to 20 billion Reais ($6.3 billion), Mining and Energy Minister Fernando Coelho Filho told Reuters, adding that the process...
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Havaianas flip-flops to sell for $1.1 billion

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Jul 13, 2017 ico
The family at the center of Brazil’s political crisis agreed to sell its stake in the Havaianas flip-flop business for 3.5 billion reais ($1.1 billion), part of an asset...
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Brazil Minister backs Tariff to curb U.S. Ethanol Imports

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May 30, 2017 ico
Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi has asked Brazil’s foreign trade council to impose tariffs on ethanol imports following a surge in shipments from the United States, an official said on...
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Brazil Attempts Satellite Launch

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May 30, 2017 ico
The Brazilian government is expecting its first satellite to finally reach space later this week. A month-long general strike in French Guiana meant it was operationally impossible to launch the...
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New Spain and Brazil pavilions rumoured for Epcot

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Mar 28, 2017 ico
Disney confirmed a major update is coming to Epcot late last year, but has since been tight-lipped on what those plans would include. Early speculation included varying updates throughout...
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The world’s most expensive Panini album

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Mar 28, 2017 ico
The most expensive Panini album in the world, signed by Brazilian legend Pele, has been auctioned off for £10,450. The auction lot was for the international album of the...
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Oldest Rio party kicks off as Carnival in Brazil hits full stride

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Mar 2, 2017 ico
Rio de Janeiro’s famed Carnival bacchanalia hit full stride on Saturday, as hundreds of thousands roared into the streets for one of the city’s oldest and by far its...
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Ericsson Partner with Brazilian Government for IIoT Lab Project

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Mar 2, 2017 ico
Swedish telecom giants Ericsson have collaborated with the Brazilian government to establish proof-points of the Networked Society in Brazil. The partnership will focus on a Networked Society Lab that...
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BRAZIL COULD BECOME ONE OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST DIAMOND PRODUCERS

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Feb 28, 2017 ico
There’s a new, silent diamond rush going on in Brazil. In late 2016, a new mine was discovered in the city of Nordestina, in the state of Bahia. It could increase...
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Government initiates cashew revitalisation program in Paraiba

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Feb 16, 2017 ico
The cultivation of cashew is gaining new impetus in Paraíba as of Friday (17), with the beginning of the program of revitalization of the culture, beginning with the municipality...
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State Government invests R$ 1.28 billion in the Caminhos da Paraíba program

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Feb 16, 2017 ico
The State Government has already invested R $ 1.28 billion in the Caminhos da Paraíba Program, contemplating 2,432 km of highways. The program was created in 2011 by Governor Ricardo...
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