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Posts from the ‘Economy and Investment’ Category

Brazil Embraces New Trade as U.S. Closes its Doors

Just as Brazil opens its economy to pursue greater international investment, the U.S. is rejecting foreign trade to focus on an "America First" policy.

Brazilian President Predicts End of Recession in 2017

According to President Michel Temer, the end of the Brazilian recession is here. 2017 will be a year of recovery and economic growth.

Foreign Investment in Brazil Hits Record Levels

Despite Brazil's economic difficulties, total foreign investment in the country in 2016 was 6 percent higher than in 2015 with record numbers in December.

Brazil Introduces Lenient New Bankruptcy Law

Allowing debt-ridden companies to sell their assets without the debt affecting the purchase price is one new measure aimed at boosting the Brazilian economy.

Brazil’s Startup Scene Boosts its Struggling Economy

Brazil's thriving startup scene is one key factor that has helped the country rebound from a period of economic and political turbulence.

Brazil Considers Changing Port Law to Spur Economic Investment

Changes to Brazil's 2013 Port Law are in the works as government officials look for new ways to increase foreign investment in the country.

Law on Privatizing Electric Utility Assets Paves Way for More Auctions

A new law allowing the privatization of electric utility assets has led to the sale of Celg-D, a piece of Brazil's state-owned Electrobras, to Italy's Enel.