Brazil Weekly

EU-Mercosur deal in jeopardy?

In this week’s issue: The most important facts of the week. EU- Mercosur deal in jeopardy? Challenges with public spending.

The week in review

  • Cabinet members. President-elect Jair Bolsonaro announced Santander economist Roberto Campos Neto as the future President of the Central Bank. Following the announcement, the São Paulo Stock Market Index rose by nearly 3%. Also confirmed this week were former Finance Minister Joaquim Levy for the head of the National Development Bank (BNDES), and Ernesto Araújo for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. An anti-globalist, Trumpist character, Mr. Araújo has been highly critical of China and defends a posture...
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