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23/06/2017 at 16:26h

Curitiba fair to feature Arab foods

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The 15th Festa Junina Árabe will happen over the weekend at Igreja Ortodoxa Antioquina São Jorge, featuring an amalgamation of Arab and Brazilian cultures running the gamut from sfiha to quentão drinks.

23/06/2017 at 13:26h

Preliminary inflation the lowest since 2006

The IPCA-15, official preliminar inflation, came in at 0.16% in June, below May’s rate. It’s the lowest percentage for the month since 2006, according to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE).

23/06/2017 at 07:00h
Oil and Gas

Oil agreement sees highest compliance level

The goal of slashing global output by 1.8 million barrels per day was exceeded in May. Opec members and non-members agreed to reduce supply in order to drive prices up.

22/06/2017 at 18:39h

Tourism revenue up 4.3%

A survey commissioned by the Brazilian government shows that 782 companies grossed a combined BRL 8.2 billion in the first quarter. Tour operators saw revenue increase the most.

22/06/2017 at 16:24h

IMF to make USD 71 million available to Jordan

The sum is part of a USD 723 million loan agreement. The International Monetary Fund calls for increased structural reforms and international donations to refugees.

22/06/2017 at 16:07h

International air travel demand up 12%

The increase was registered year-on-year in May in Brazil by airlines affiliated with the Brazilian Airlines Association (Abear).

22/06/2017 at 13:12h

Industrialist confidence declined in June

An index that tracks industrial business owners’ outlooks slipped 1.8 percentage points to a 51.9 score this month. The drop came after a four-month plateau.

22/06/2017 at 07:00h
Business opportunities

Francal to feature Arab importers

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At least 14 buyers from Arab countries confirmed that they’ll be in the footwear industry show opening early July in São Paulo. The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce is a partner.

21/06/2017 at 19:11h

Tunisian industry increases its exports by 12.4%

Foreign sales by the industrial sector of the North African country reached USD 4.8 billion in the first five months of the year. However, the trade balance’s still registering a deficit.

21/06/2017 at 16:48h

Egypt to spend additional USD 4bn on social safety

The Arab country’s budget for the 2017/2018 fiscal year, which begins in July, will include a package for items such as food subsidy cards.

21/06/2017 at 16:00h

Demand for credit up 7.2%

Demand from consumers increased year-on-year in May in Brazil, credit bureau Serasa Experian reported.

21/06/2017 at 13:32h

GDP rose 0.87% in three months

Brazilian economy grew from February to April over the three-month period that ended in January, according to a survey conducted by Fundação Getulio Vargas.

21/06/2017 at 07:00h
Business opportunities

Damascus International Fair to return in 2017

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The 59th edition of the multi-industry event comes after a five-year hiatus. Forty enterprises from Brazil have been invited to showcase their goods and reintroduce themselves to the Syrian market.

20/06/2017 at 19:34h
Global trade

Algeria’s trade deficit cut in half

From January to May, the deficit stood at USD 3.97 billion due to a significant increase of exports and a modest reduction in imports.

20/06/2017 at 18:54h

Brazil provided asylum to 326 Syrians in 2016

Citizens from the Arab country were the group with the higher number of asylums granted. Overall, Brazil welcomed 12% more refugees last year in comparison to 2015.

20/06/2017 at 17:22h

JBS puts domestic, foreign assets on sale

The conglomerate intends to sell properties, stakes and businesses in Brazil, the United States, Canada and Ireland to a total of USD 1.8 billion.

20/06/2017 at 13:26h

Federal tax collection dropped in May

Taxes and contributions paid to the Brazilian federal government slid 0.9% year-on-year, but increased year-to-date through May from the year-ago period.

20/06/2017 at 07:00h

Peugeot starts building plant in Morocco

France’s PSA is also the owner of brand Citroën. The manufacturing is due for completion in 2019 and its production capacity will be 200,000 vehicles per year.

19/06/2017 at 19:21h

Lebanese sheikh visits the Arab Chamber

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Mohamed El Moghraby toured this Monday afternoon the organization’s new headquarters, which opened at the end of April.

19/06/2017 at 16:53h
Global trade

Foreign trade registers a surplus of USD 1.3 billion

Brazil’s exports and imports balance had a surplus last week. Positive results were also registered in June and also year-to-date.