Category Archives: Business in Brazil

Brazil Seeking Windfall from EU Sanctions on Russia

Brazil Seeking Windfall from EU Sanctions on Russia

As relations among Russia, the United States and the European Union deteriorate over the Ukraine crisis, there may be one unexpected winner: Brazil. Brazil, the region’s agricultural behemoth, is viewing Russia as a big market that will soon be in need of a lot of things the Brazilians, and largely the Brazilians alone, can provide. I can hear the Samba drums warming up.

Read Dom Phillips’ Washington Post article here:  wapo.st/1sOPFWu

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Rousseff v. Neves, Dilma’s Got Dough

Rousseff v. Neves, Dilma’s Got Dough

Since the end of the Brazil’s World Cup this summer, the country’s attention has turned to its upcoming presidential elections. Many Brazilians are still upset at the profligate spending associated with the World Cup and the dismal performance of the Seleção. And many of them point the finger squarely at current president, President Dilma Rousseff. Well,Continue Reading

Brazil’s Azul Airline Coming Home to U.S., Sort of

Brazil’s Azul Airline Coming Home to U.S., Sort of

JetBlue, as it’s known in the States, could soon be “kissing its cousin” at the Fort Lauderdale Airport.  FLL is contemplating getting closer to Brazil’s third-largest air carrier, Azul, a “cousin” of JetBlue, could be flying into FLL before the end of the year.  Of course, the crowd in Pompano are beside themselves in anticipation.Continue Reading

Brazil Might Still Reap Economic Benefits from the World Cup

Brazil Might Still Reap Economic Benefits from the World Cup

After averaging 4.5 percent per year GDP growth over the last decade, Brazil has begun a two-year (2014-15) slowdown, stunted by falling commodity prices, rising inflation and wilting consumer confidence. Chest beating Brazil, leader of the BRIC countries, resource rich and business savvy, seems to have lost its mojo. Like a salesmen whose hit aContinue Reading

Brazil Has Oil, Sort of

Brazil Has Oil, Sort of

Brazil’s efforts to become one of the world’s major oil producers have attracted businesses such as U.S. drilling giants Halliburton and Baker Hughes, gained it partnerships with oil companies from India and China, lured immigrants from idyllic Norway and drawn investment dollars from American pension funds in Florida, South Carolina and California.  However, so far,Continue Reading

Brazilians Hope to Win International Trade Business from the World Cup

Brazilians Hope to Win International Trade Business from the World Cup

There is nothing like a major sporting event to serve as a backdrop for a business meeting.  There’s a lot of hob-knobbing going on in those hospitality tents and sky boxes.  Even if they have to travel over oceans, and mountains, and deserts to get there, many people in the international community are looking atContinue Reading