Tag: economy

    UK vs Brazil

    UK Retakes from Brazil Title of World’s 6th Largest Economy

    Despite recession and the poor performance Britain has clawed back the ground it lost ...

    Brazil consumption

    Boosting Consumption Won’t Work for Brazil This Time, Says Expert

    For the professor of the Economics School at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV) in ...

    Brazilian real

    Brazil Tries to Put a Good Face on Bad GDP Numbers

    Brazil’s minister of Finance, Guido Mantega, called the latest numbers from the government statistical ...

    Brazilian road

    Concession of Highways and Railroads Is No Privatization, Says Brazil President

    Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff and Finance minister, Guido Mantega, both denied that the announced ...

    Buying on credit

    Number of Brazilians in Debt Has Been Growing 20% a Year in Last 5 Years

    Brazil’s CNDL, the National Confederation of Store Managers, and the SPC, the Credit Protection ...

    Brazil currency

    Brazil’s Higher Inflation Leaves Little Room for Interest Rates Cuts

    Consumer prices in Brazil rose faster than expected in the month to mid-July on ...

    Brazil's Central Bank

    Brazil Has Lowered Key Interest Rate 36% in Less than a Year

    Brazil’s basic interest rate, the Selic, which, at 8.5% for the last 45 days, ...

    Brazil exports to Argentina

    Brazil Exports to Argentina and Europe Are Down, But to China They Are Up

    Trade barriers imposed by Argentina on imports in general have resulted in a drop ...

    Buying appliances in Brazilian store

    Brazil’s New Middle Class Seems to Be Trapped by Debts and Payment Deadlines

    Brazilian economists and sociologists have been warning that the choice by the Brazil government ...