Today, we cover Brazil and the UK’s efforts to enhance trade relations. Congressional paralysis in Brasília. And municipal elections heat up.
Brazil, UK push for a post-Brexit trade deal
Trade authorities in Brazil and the United Kingdom met online on Wednesday to discuss pathways to enhance bilateral relations between the two countries, now that the United Kingdom is no longer a part of the European Union. “We must explore the possibility of negotiating a trade agreement,” said Roberto Fendt, the Brazilian Economy Ministry’s Trade Secretary, in a statement after meeting with British Trade Minister Liz Truss.
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