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Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:36:00 GMT
Brazil willing to admit US ethanol, if US opens market to fresh beef exports
Brazil is studying the removal of a 20% tariff on ethanol imports from the United States, Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi said on Wednesday, in a decision that could depend on Washington lifting a ban on fresh beef exports fr...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:28:00 GMT
Lula followers anticipate "killings" if the ex president is banned from running
Brazilian Senator and president of the Workers Party, PT, Gleisi Hoffmann said that jailing ex president Lula da Silva, indicted on corruption charges, once the final ruling is known will mean "killing many people".

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:29:00 GMT
Brazilian stocks at an all time high, as optimism grows recession is over
Brazilian stocks on Tuesday edged up to an all-time high as optimism over the nation's economic prospects kept an early-year rally alive. The benchmark Bovespa stock index rose 0.3% to 79,951, nearing the 80,000 milestone for t...

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:52:00 GMT
Support for Lula's presidential bid despite his corruption conviction
Four South American ex-presidents are among more than 170,000 people who signed a petition supporting former president Lula da Silva bid for another term as Brazil's president, despite his corruption conviction. US film-maker O...

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:48:00 GMT
Petrobras and Total confirm completion of Strategic Alliance involving US$ 1.9bn
Petrobras has completed the previously announced sale of shares in several Brazilian fields to France’s Total for US$1.95 billion it was confirmed. The deal was announced as part of the two companies’ Strategic Alliance, s...

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