Sutaco: handcraft pieces from Sao Paulo

Last month, I visited a Sutaco shop in the building of Imprensa Oficial in Sao Paulo during my holidays in Brazil. It’s definitely places to go if you think about treating someone with gifts from Brazil or if you want to understand more about handcrafting made in Brazil. Currently, Sutaco maintains two fixed points of […]

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Caipirinha Secrets | The Famous Brazilian Cocktail

You probably heard or even tried some (many) caipirinhas – the traditional Brazilian drink made with cachaça, sugar and limes – already at some point in your life. A very popular cocktail in Europe as well, it’s known the drink has its origin linked with the origin of cachaça itself (a kind of rum made […]

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Brazil has tallest environmental research tower in Latin America

Brazil and Germany have opened the tallest environmental observation tower in Latin America, a 325-meter (1,065-foot) structure that will allow scientists to study the effects of climate change on the Amazon jungle, officials said. The Amazonian Tall Tower Observatory, or ATTO, was inaugurated on Saturday, August 22nd, and is the result of a scientific partnership […]

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First fully sustainable underground station in Latin America

Latin America will have the first fully sustainable underground station with photovoltaic panels – which convert sunlight into electricity. The pilot project, a result of a partnership between the Metro-(Distrito Federal) and a Chinese company, will be deployed at Guariroba Station in Ceilândia (Federal District, Brazil). The objective is to minimize environmental impacts caused by […]

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Brazil more than beans as Michelin probes Latino dishes

Tickle your palate. Try some Amazonian ants with pineapple.Or how about some beetroot salad with curds Brazilian gastronomic fare has far more to offer than the traditional staples of beans and rice with cassava. So say the experts from the revered Michelin guide, who have edited their first Brazil edition covering the megacities of Rio […]

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Brazil’s Economy Inches Up 0.1% in 2014

Brazil’s economy stalled in 2014, growing just 0.1 percent relative to the previous year, the IBGE statistics agency said last Friday.The result came as a relief for the government considering projections for a contraction in Brazil’s gross domestic product for 2014 and forecasts for a 0.83 percent decline in GDP for this year. The IBGE […]

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Brazilian Trade associations expecting great business at Gulfood 

Trade associations representing the beef, poultry and confectionery industries in Brazil have good expectations about business for their members during Gulfood, the biggest fair food of the Middle East, which kicks off next week in Dubai. The Brazilian Association of Animal Protein, ABPA, is taking 14 poultry-exporting companies to show their ranges. “We always have […]

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Market report: Luxury Travel Goods in Brazil

2014 saw current value growth of 12% for luxury travel goods, with this being markedly slower than the review period CAGR of 19%. Stronger growth earlier in the review period was due to the introduction of several new imported brands such as Prada and Tumi. Growth in 2014 was meanwhile driven by widening distribution for […]

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Investment guide to Brazil ( infographics)

Are you thinking about starting a business in Brazil? We found some crucial information about the country that may be useful for you. There are 17 infographics took from the Investment Guide to Brasil 2014, published by the Brazilian government and that can be downloaded at the here. A very interactive way to understand the […]

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World Cup of Economy

With the World Cup in Brazil hitting the quarter-finals this weekend already, we have decided to have a quick peep in the teams (I mean, countries) left in the competition to talk about economy and exporting. Let’s understand how these countries and respective economies are behaving outside the pitch! France x Germany (Note: By the […]

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