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They Don’t Speak Spanish in Brazil (Excerpts)

The ignorance level regarding Brazil is higher than you might presume. I once spoke ...

Amid Growing Inflation Brazil Ups Taxes on Foreigners and Warns Against Currency War

Brazilian economists in a weekly central bank survey raised for a fifth straight week ...

In Effort to Curb the Real Brazil Taxes ADR

The Brazilian government has just taken another measure aimed at containing the appreciation of ...

International Group NtDDi Wants to See Zero Tax for Drugs in Brazil

The No Taxes on Drugs and Devices Initiative (NtDDi), an international coalition of scholars ...

Brazil Reaps US$ 32 Billion in Taxes in First Quarter

Federal tax and contributions collection in Brazil reached US$ 10.687 billion (27.989 billion reais), in ...

Don’t Expect Lighter Taxes Soon, Says Brazil

Brazil’s Minister of Finance, Antônio Palocci, told a meeting of the Council of Economic ...

Brazilians Pay World’s Highest Interest Rates

In many instances Brazilian citizens pay the highest interest rates in the world. According ...

Despite US$ 2 Bi Surplus Brazil’s Foreign Debt Still US$ 203.5 Bi

In the month of January, Brazil’s balance of payments (summarizing the country’s economic transactions ...

High Taxes and Interest Slow Brazil Industry Output

Industrial production in Brazil grew in the final quarter of 2004 (October-December), but at ...