China Expands Brazil Frontier as Investment Grows
May 3, 2018 ico
After acquiring a Brazilian builder last year, Beijing-based China Communications Construction Co broke ground in March on a port in the northeastern state of Maranhao that will ship millions...
Yellow Bike Share start up in Brazil
Apr 5, 2018 ico
Yellow, a Brazil-based mobility startup, just raised a $9 million seed round for its dockless bike-share service. Yellow was founded by Ariel Lambrecht and Renato Freitas, who sold their...
Brazil designates two new marine protected areas
Mar 22, 2018 ico
The Brazilian government has designated two new marine protected areas this week. The protected areas around the São Pedro and São Paulo archipelagos and the submarine volcanic chain that...
Siemens to triple investments in Brazil
Mar 19, 2018 ico
Siemens AG has signed a memorandum of understanding, or MoU, with the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, known as Apex-Brasil, and will invest 1 billion euros ($1.24 billion)...
UK agrees sale of HMS Ocean to Brazil
Feb 20, 2018 ico
The MOD has agreed to sell HMS Ocean to the Government of Brazil after 20 years of service. Sold to the Brazilian Navy for around £84M, the profit generated from...
Ship Repair Yard being built in Paraiba
Feb 8, 2018 ico
The total of cargo transported by sea in Brazil from January to September 2017 was 800 million tons, according to a survey by the National Agency of Waterway Transportation...
Brazilian developer Cyrela reports fourth quarter sales jump
Jan 18, 2018 ico
Sales at Cyrela Brazil Realty SA rose sharply in the fourth quarter while the volume of project launches remained roughly flat, the company said late on Wednesday, as the...
Brazil Stocks hits all time high
Jan 16, 2018 ico
Brazilian stocks on Tuesday ( 16 January 2018) edged up to an all-time high as optimism over the nation’s economic prospects kept an early-year rally alive. The benchmark Bovespa...
Record Trade Surplus For Brazil
Jan 4, 2018 ico
Brazil’s finished 2017 with a record trade surplus 40.5 percent higher than in the previous year. The $67 billion surplus was in line with market projections and within the...
Dell EMC chosen as the best IT workplace in Brazil
Nov 28, 2017 ico
Dell EMC has been voted as the best large-sized IT company to work for in Brazil, according to research from the Great Place to Work Institute. The company ranked...
Brazil Begins Effort to Plant 73 Million Trees in the Amazon
Nov 28, 2017 ico
Assuming everything goes to plan, over the next six years, the Amazon rainforest will receive 73 million new trees. The mass planting is part of a project sponsored by Conservation...
Brazil issues E-Visas to Australians
Nov 23, 2017 ico
From November 21st Australian tourists have been able to apply for a temporary entry visa to Brazil with the document being issued electronically. In January 2018 the electronic system...