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Keep an eye on these Brazilian sectors

As the economy emerges from a three-year recession, opportunities exist for Wisconsin companies in the energy, agriculture, infrastructure and telecommunications sectors, among others. Read More

2017-04-01T00:00:00-05:00April 1, 2017|

Optimism Returns to Brazil’s Economy

According to Brian Winter, the chief director of the American Quarterly, “If history is any guide, Brazil’s Soccer Olympic Gold may be remembered as a turning point in the crisis.” In an interesting perspective, Winter sees parallels between the trajectories of the Brazilian economy and the performance of the Brazilian soccer league, pointing out how those seemingly unrelated events ended up connected by the mood of the country and its impact on the economy. Read More

2016-07-01T00:00:00-05:00July 1, 2016|

Brazil Moves to Liberalize Foreign Trade and Investment Policies

Brazil is prioritizing the liberalization of its service sector, an indication of the government’s desire to enter into negotiations on free trade agreements. A recent presidential decree called for Brazil to “pay special attention to strategic actions to promote the competitiveness of Brazilian companies in the global value chain, investment attraction, job creation and support for small to midsize companies.” Taken together, these developments indicate an interest in increased globalization on the part of Brazil’s gove Read More

2016-06-01T00:00:00-05:00June 1, 2016|

Renewable Energy Poised for Growth in Brazil

Despite the economic difficulties Brazil is facing due to a political crisis, forecasts for the energy sector are optimistic. According to the Brazilian Electrical Energy Agency, investments in this segment for the next four years are expected to amount to about $13 billion. Read More

2016-05-01T00:00:00-05:00May 1, 2016|

Brazil’s Green Building Boom

In August of this year, the city of São Paulo, Brazil, will host the seventh Green Building Brazil International Conference & Expo, the leading sustainable construction event in Brazil and one of the leading events in its category in the world. Read More

2016-04-01T00:00:00-05:00April 1, 2016|

Brazil’s Pharmaceutical Industry Sees Healthy Growth

Despite the political crisis affecting the Brazilian economy, some segments of the economy have shown growth and investment, including pharmaceuticals, beauty and cosmetics, IT innovation, textiles, agribusiness and renewable energy. Read More

2016-03-01T00:00:00-06:00March 1, 2016|

Legal Incentives for Sports in Brazil

Why this is important to Wisconsin businesses: Opportunities not only for suppliers of sporting goods, but also of prostheses, wheelchairs and parts There are many laws that incentivize sports in Brazil, either by establishing standards related to how sports are conducted in the country (such as the Pelé Bill) or by allocating money for projects aimed

2016-02-01T00:00:00-06:00February 1, 2016|
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