Petrobras' business and management plan for 2018 through 2022, approved by the Brazilian state-owned oil company's board of directors, foresees investments of US$ 74.5 billion, slightly higher than the US$ 74.1 billion projected in the previous 2017-2021 program.
United States manufacturer Boeing Co sought to calm Brazilian concern about a potential tie-up with Embraer SA after President Michel Temer and other officials warned they would veto any full takeover bid for the regional jet maker.
In spite of a slight gain in the last trading day of 2011 the Brazilian stocks benchmark index experienced an 18.1% decline in the twelve months on concerns that Europe's debt troubles could lead to another global recession.
A new study released by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) argues that countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) should turn their attention to Korea, a fast-growing economy that offers numerous opportunities for bilateral trade and investment.
Over a billion dollars have poured to the Paraguayan private sector, mostly under the ‘maquila’ system in the last three years according to a report from the Ministry of Industry and Commerce.
Argentina attracted 40% of all Chinese investments in the region in the last twelve months (June 2010/May 2011) and prospects remain “optimistic” reveals a report from Deloitte.
Real estate operations in Uruguay’s hottest resort and leisure farms’ area totalled 2.55 billion US dollars in the twelve months to April 2011, equivalent to daily deals involving 7 million USD.
Foreign direct investment, FDI, in Uruguay during 2010 reached 1.627 billion US dollars which represents a 29% increase over 2009 and puts the country among the top six FDI recipients in South America and eighth in the region, according to the latest report from the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, ECLAC.
Estimated investment in Chile reached a total of US$130 billion during 2010, including US$42.7 billion in potential investments. This total marks a rise of 16% from 2009, according to Sofofa. Last year’s figures are the highest in five years.
President Rousseff arrived in Beijing Monday to begin a state visit to China that will incorporate Thursday’s summit of BRIC leaders. However Ms Rousseff’s trip to China is symbolically important since it is her first overseas visit outside Latin America and underlines the growing importance of the Brazil/China relationship, points out Capital Economics.