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The consumption index for Brazilian households, calculated by Abras (Brazilian Supermarket Association), ended the first half of the year with an increase of 2.20%. Comparing June to May, the indicator increased by 0.10%. In terms of June 2021, the peak...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Despite first quarter GDP growth above expectations, data show that the country has never had so many unemployed and that poverty indexes are increasing. High inflation is compounding the problem. The 1.2% growth in the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), grew by only 1.1 percent in 2018, according to the PIB Monitor, calculated by the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV). The result is the same...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Although local and international media have highlighted bans on imported Brazilian meats by foreign nations, Brazilian authorities are concerned the decline of meat consumption by Brazilians themselves. Consumer protection entities...
By Sarah Brown, contributing reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It is the small to medium-sized companies that are gaining the bigger profits in Brazil against last year’s figures, according to the Internal Revenue Sector. They state that the low...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Inflation in Brazil is showing signs of slowing down this July, growing by only 0.24 percent after months of registering steady price hikes. This marks a decrease from last month's...

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