Tag Archives: Emerging Markets

Brazil: Reasons NOT to impeach a president

Following my last post, I decided to follow up. Just to clarify the matter, President Dilma Rousseff impeachment are allegations of accounting tricks that broke budget laws and allowed her to spend more to boost the economy during last year’s … Continue reading

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Recession-hit Brazilians shift to own label products

Brazil’s recession, Brazil’s fall from grace…the international press surely has not been kind when reporting about Brazil. The Economist labelled the Brazilian crisis as “irredeemable”, which is not surprising to me, as the American magazine seems to have anti-Dilma attitude … Continue reading

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How Brazil And China Are Investing In Africa

After the economic slow-down, inflation and recession – and perhaps, some most pessimistic might say, the eminent down-fall of BRICS, all eyes turn to Africa as the new best thing regarding investments. Brazil and China have already been investing heavily … Continue reading

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Is the global economy heading for recession?

Troubles in emerging markets are beginning to affect the developed world. http://fortune.com/2015/10/10/global-recession/

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Case study: Brazilian meatpacker extends operations in Venezuela.

São Paulo-based JBS SA is the world’s largest beef exporter. In 2014, the meat packing giant reported a record total revenue of BRL$ 120.5bn, up nearly 30% from the previous year, and profits of BRL$ 2.04bn. This year, a second-quarter slump in net profits … Continue reading

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