Recession

Feb 07, 2020
How the coronavirus outbreak in China has infected Brazilian industries. The 5G auction process kicks off. A surprise firing in Jair Bolsonaro’s cabinet

BusinessFeb 06, 2020

Lower interest rates may boost Brazil’s real estate market

The Brazilian Central Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee has once...

Latin AmericaFeb 05, 2020

Argentina’s plan to climb out of its debt sinkhole

Argentinian President Alberto Fernández has embarked on...

Brazil DailyFeb 05, 2020

Industry numbers spark early 2020 pessimism in Brazil

The increasing (and awfully early) pessimism over...
Why Latin America went from boom to bust

Latin America Nov 23, 2019

Why Latin America went from boom to bust

Latin America enjoyed a golden age in the 2000s, a decade defined by sustained economic growth and decreasing levels of inequality, with around 50...
Brazilian GDP at pre-crisis levels?

Brazil Daily Nov 21, 2019

Brazilian GDP at pre-crisis levels?

Good morning! We’re covering the positive (yet timid) signs of economic recovery in Brazil (GDP numbers). And a bill which would send Lula back...
Key indicators show that, despite political scuffles, economic analysts are positive about the future of the Brazilian economy

Business Nov 04, 2019

Growing optimism in the Brazilian economy

After years of crisis, economists finally seem to be getting more optimistic about the future of the Brazilian economy. In recent weeks, Brazil’s 5-year...
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Brazil Daily Oct 29, 2019

The economic agenda in post-pension reform Brazil

Good morning! We’re covering the government’s economic agenda for 2020. A move to make flying in Brazil cheaper. And a new rule to curb...
Bolsonaro northeast economy

Power Oct 17, 2019

Economic measures hope to plant Bolsonaro’s flag in the Northeast

When Brazil’s new ultra-reformist, ultra-liberal Economy Ministry took charge in January, many analysts correctly pointed out that much of the effects of its economic...
zika test

Brazil Daily Oct 17, 2019

Brazilians develop state-of-the-art Zika test

Good morning! We’re covering today a groundbreaking way of testing for the Zika virus—which scared the world in 2016 and 2017. Plus, Jair Bolsonaro’s...
IMF: Despite global slowdown, Brazil could regain growth in 2020

Brazil Daily Oct 16, 2019

Brazil could regain growth in 2020

Good morning! Can Brazil defy the global trend of slowdown predicted by the IMF and regain growth in 2020? Plus, we’re covering Congress’ deal...
deflation Supermarkets get cheaper as economy sputters

Brazil Daily Oct 10, 2019

Supermarkets get cheaper as economy sputters

Good morning! Today we are looking at Brazil’s economy, which registered deflation in September. There’s also the latest from Jair Bolsonaro’s squabbles with his...
purchasing power

Business Oct 03, 2019

The evolution of Brazil’s purchasing power

Brazil’s 2014–2016 recession has left lingering effects on Brazilian society. The massive reduction in inequality levels boosted by the commodities boom of the early...
Brazilian industry slow path to recovery

Brazil Daily Oct 02, 2019

Brazilian industry’s slow path to recovery

Today, we are covering the struggles of Brazil’s industry sector. The pension reform advances. And how companies want to police employees’ use of messaging...
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Society Sep 07, 2019

Brazil by the Numbers

Today we’re launching Brazil by the Numbers, a weekly digest of the most interesting figures tucked inside the latest news about Brazil. Random numbers...
State finances are the biggest risk for Brazilian economy

Business Sep 05, 2019

State finances are the biggest risk for Brazilian economy

At this point, the approval of Brazil’s pension reform is considered by analysts as a matter of time. But, while it is set to...
Jair Bolsonaro (L) and Chile President Sebastián Piñera

Brazil Daily Sep 05, 2019

After France, Bolsonaro targets Chile

Jair Bolsonaro picks a fight with Chile, after defending the gruesome Pinochet regime. Internally, he is also set to fight with Congress, after deciding...
GDP results, 2020 budget: Where the Brazilian economy is heading

Brazil Weekly Aug 31, 2019

GDP results, 2020 budget: Where the Brazilian economy is heading

Hello! You are reading The Brazilian Report‘s Weekly Report. In this issue: The Brazilian 2020 federal budget—and its possible impacts on the economy. The...
gdp brazil recession

Business Aug 29, 2019

Brazil escapes recession … just about

Investors breathed a sigh of relief this morning as the Brazilian economy escaped a technical recession, posting 0.4 percent GDP growth in the second...
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