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19/03/2018 at 16:25h
Global trade

Exports continue to climb in March

Brazil’s foreign sales went up 1% in the month’s third week in comparison to the second one. In March, shipments increased 12%.

19/03/2018 at 12:43h

Economic activity falls 0.56% in January

Data from the Brazilian Central Bank shows that the economy shrank in Brazil in the year’s first month over December. In comparison to January 2017, there was a 2.97% growth.

19/03/2018 at 12:28h

Inflation estimate from banks eases

A more conservative projection from financial market players regarding prices in Brazil this year was released this Monday (19) by the Brazilian Central Bank.

19/03/2018 at 07:00h

Tourism industry show to feature Arab exhibitors

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Emirates Airline and Palestine’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities have confirmed that they will be exhibiting at WTM Latin America, opening on April 3.

18/03/2018 at 07:00h

Mall to give away trip to Dubai parks

São Paulo’s Shopping Pátio Paulista and tour operator CVC will give away a six-night package to the UAE and tickets for three parks to a consumer and three companions.

17/03/2018 at 07:00h

Abu Dhabi expects to welcome 5.5 million guests in 2018

The emirate’s hotels welcomed 4.8 million guests last year, with USD 1.36 billion spent in daily rates and food.

16/03/2018 at 18:12h

Director discusses Brazilian movie due for Amman screening

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'Era o Hotel Cambridge' will be featured in Jordan’s Women’s Film Week. Filmmaker Eliane Caffé went over the importance of portraying the reality of refugees in Brazil.

16/03/2018 at 16:57h
Sustainable development

Arab countries to attend World Water Forum

Morocco, Sudan, Lebanon, Mauritania, Kuwait and Oman will be at the 8th World Water Forum that begins this Sunday in Brasília. Morocco’s prime minister will hand out an award. The Arab Chamber will be at the event.

16/03/2018 at 13:51h

UN: Lebanon is a pillar of stability

The secretary-general of the United Nations, António Guterres, said that it’s essential to keep the country’s stability, an exception in the Middle East.

16/03/2018 at 12:44h

Services sector slowed by 1.9% in January

Activity dropped over December in Brazil after going up for two months on end, the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) said.

16/03/2018 at 07:00h
Business opportunities

Intermodal sees increase in container movements

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The director of the logistics expo held this week in São Paulo, Renan Joel noticed heightened demand in import- and export-related shipping. Arab exhibitors were featured.

15/03/2018 at 17:48h

Import penetration climbs in Brazil

A study from Brazil’s National Confederation of Industry (CNI) shows that the ratio of imported goods and inputs increased in 2017 after going down dropped for three years in a row.

15/03/2018 at 16:04h

DP World’s revenues and profit went up

Last year, the Dubai-based port manager’s revenues climbed 13.2% to USD 47 billion, while its profit went up 7% to USD 1.2 billion. The company acquired 100% of the shares of Embraport in Brazil.

15/03/2018 at 13:50h

Moroccan living in Brazil launches book

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Moroccan professor and writer Abderrahman Belhaddad has been living in Brasília for 21 years. The launching of the poetry and prose book, written in Arabic, will be in August, in Morocco, but it’s already on sale on the web.

15/03/2018 at 13:29h
Oil and Gas

Petrobras posts USD 136 mn in losses

The state-run oil company’s 2017 result stemmed from one-off expenditures, without which it would have seen over USD 2 billion in net profit.

15/03/2018 at 07:00h
Business opportunities

Brazil is a market for Arab perfumes and cosmetics

With the assistance of Dubai Exports, companies from the UAE are managing to export their products to the Brazilian market. In addition to perfumes, moisturizers and deodorants are also in the exporting list.

14/03/2018 at 20:15h

NGO to hold event for peace in Syria

IKMR and the UNHCR will hold a symbolic event marking the seventh anniversary of war in Syria, this Thursday (15) in São Paulo’s Ibirapuera Park.

14/03/2018 at 19:09h

Brazilian movie included in film festival in Jordan

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‘Era o Hotel Cambridge’ (Hotel Cambridge) will be screened at the Women’s Film Week, organized by UN Women in the city of Amman. The event begins this Thursday and runs until Sunday.

14/03/2018 at 18:22h

Brazil issued nearly 26,000 work visas in 2017

The number of visas declined over 2016. North Americans were the group with the highest number of visas, trailed by Filipinos, British and Chinese citizens.

14/03/2018 at 14:45h

Randon foreign sales up 2.5%

The conglomerate saw exports climb to USD 155 million in 2017 from 2016, fueled by its auto parts business, while its vehicle exports slid.