Chinese firm to build Steel Mill in Brazil under “Belt & Road” Initiative
May 21, 2019 ico
A Chinese investment company intends to build an 8 million tonnes per year steel mill in Brazil for flat rolled steel under China’s “Belt & Road” initiative (BRI), its...
Brazil Plans to Boost Tourism by Dropping Visas for Americans
Jan 17, 2019 ico
Brazil plans to eliminate visitor visas for Americans, as President Jair Bolsonaro seeks to turn around the lagging tourism sector. Brazil is Latin America’s largest economy but has long...
Brazil Expected to Lead Emerging-Market in 2019
Dec 20, 2018 ico
According to a survey by Bloomberg, the new year will usher a rebound in emerging markets, with Brazil leading the charge. Equities, currencies and bonds will likely outperform their...
Credit Line open for Individuals Solar Projects
Dec 3, 2018 ico
The Brazilian Northeast Bank, Banco do Nordeste (BNB), announced that individuals can now access its FNE Sol credit line for residential solar energy projects. FNE Sol finances all components...
Paraíba, the largest wind power complex in Latin America
Oct 23, 2018 ico
Iberdrola will build the largest renewable energy project in Latin America in the northeast of Brazil: The complex of Paraíba, will be the largest land-based wind farm in Latin...
Trump trade war delivers farm boom in Brazil
Oct 16, 2018 ico
The Bella Vita luxury condominium tower rises 20 stories over the boomtown of Luís Eduardo Magalhães in northeastern Brazil. Its private movie theatre and helipad are symbols of how...
More plans for big solar parks unveiled
Sep 4, 2018 ico
Brazilian conglomerate Grupo Rio Alto is planning to deploy another 210 MW of solar plants in the state of Paraiba. It has announced in a press release it intends...
Protected areas could help boost Brazil’s national economy, study finds
Aug 9, 2018 ico
Brazil’s protected areas such as the Amazon and Caatinga are known globally for the incredible biodiversity treasures they hold. In 2016, there were approximately 17 million visitors in Brazilian...
FGTS threshold to finance homes increased to 1.5M reais
Aug 6, 2018 ico
Brazil’s National Monetary Council (CMN) raised the price threshold of homes eligible to be financed by a worker severance fund to 1.5 million reais, in a move that may...
Brazil Residential Sale Prices Stable in June
Jul 24, 2018 ico
According to the latest FipeZAP Residential Sales Index, which tracks Brazil residential real estate prices in the country’s twenty biggest cities, prices in Brazil’sresidential sales sector remained relatively stable...
Dozens of blue macaws to be reintroduced to Brazil
Jun 26, 2018 ico
About 50 of the last Spix’s macaws, the blue parrot made famous in the hit animation movie “Rio,” will be reintroduced to the wild in Brazil from captivity in...
Brazil homebuilder MRV to boost housing starts after hitting profit estimates
May 8, 2018 ico
MRV Engenharia e Participações SA, Latin America’s largest homebuilder by units sold, is planning to launch a new round of projects in the coming months. MRV have reported a...