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By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Banco Central (BC, or Central Bank) in Brazil released its Second Quarter Inflation Report Thursday forecasting higher inflation and lower GDP for 2014. The BC decreased its forecast for...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The economy of Brazil grew a disappointing 0.2 percent during the first quarter of 2014 in relation to the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the IBGE (Brazilian Statistics Bureau). The...
By Lucy Jordan, Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - Despite a raft of recent stimulus measures, data released last week showed Brazilian industry continuing to perform poorly over recent months, as it reacts to the crisis in Europe and lower global...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In the face of an ever-worsening global financial crisis, it seems Brazil’s economic juggernaut will not be stopped. In the first ministerial meeting of the year today,...



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