Brazil

Brazil’s renewable energy potential attracts investors – Financial Times – 20/09/2017

In João Camara, a remote area in Brazil’s north-east, the car in which I am a passenger drives beneath a great row of wind turbines in João Camara, halting at one of the looming towers that make up this wind farm.

Source:  Financial Times, 20/09/2017

By |October 5th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Brazil’s renewable energy potential attracts investors – Financial Times – 20/09/2017

Wind farms boast capacity that is double the global average

Source:  Financial Times, 2017/09/20

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Brazil improves but fragility alarms risk experts – Euromoney – 20/09/2017

The worst might be over, yet there are still notable concerns surrounding one of the world’s largest emerging markets.

Source:  Euromoney, 2017/09/20

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Brazil Improves But Political Uncertainty Keeps Fiscal Deficit High – Financial Tribune – 21/09/2017

The worst might be over, yet there are still notable concerns surrounding one of the world’s largest emerging markets. Brazil’s risk score has slightly improved this year, sending the borrower three places higher in Euromoney’s global risk rankings, to 61st out of 186 countries, contrasting with the fate of South Africa, which is still declining, [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Coral reefs and oil exploration in Brazil: shall we pluck the goose that lays black-golden eggs?

In the coming days, Brazil should rule on the authorization for oil companies to perform new exploratory drilling off its northern coast, in the mouth of the Amazon River. A few years ago, this would have probably been just a licence extension formality, but the recent discovery of a large coral reef that is only [...]

By |June 1st, 2017|Categories: Analyst's Insight|Tags: , , , , |

Brazil Energy Official Hopeful Politics Won’t Deter Oil, Gas Interest – EP Mag – 23/05/2017

Petrobras was at the center of Operation Car Wash, the country’s biggest corruption scandal that involved the oil major’s board of directors, Brazilian construction companies and politicians. The scandal involved kickbacks, bribery and bid-rigging.

Source:  EP Mag, 2017/05/23

By |May 24th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Emerging nations urge rich countries to honour climate finance pledges – Channel News Asia – 11/04/2017

China, Brazil, India and South Africa have urged industrialised countries to honour financial commitments made in Paris in 2015 to help developing countries fight against global climate change, they said in a statement on Tuesday.

Source:  Channel News Asia, 2017/04/11

By |April 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

The 5 Countries That Illustrate the Decline of the Latin American Left – Time – 03/04/2017

Not so long ago, there were five stars of the 21st century Latin American left: Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, Bolivia, and Ecuador. But with Venezuela imploding and the narrowest of victories for a leftwing candidate in Ecuador's election this weekend, it looks like this particular chapter of Latin American history is drawing to a close.

Source:  Time, [...]

By |April 6th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Brazil to escape recession in first quarter of 2017, says minister – Xinhua News Agency – 02/02/2017

Brazilian Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said on Wednesday that his country is returning to a path of growth and will manage to escape recession in the first quarter of 2017.

Source:  Xinhua News Agency, 2017/02/02

By |February 2nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Brazil Government Deal With Rio Won’t Solve Its Debt Crisis – Bloomberg – 31/01/2017

Agreement hailed as model based on inflated growth estimates. Finance ministry says deal was based on reasonable projections.

Source:  Bloomberg, 2017/01/31

By |February 2nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |