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22/08/2017 at 18:26h
Business opportunities

Brazil has a stand at Damascus Fair

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The expo at the Syrian capital is taking place for the first time since 2011. The Brazilian stand is hosting four companies, two from the cosmetics sector and two from the pharmaceutical sector.

22/08/2017 at 17:15h
Tourism

Dubai airport hits monthly record

In July, 8.07 million passengers went through the aiport’s terminals, up 5.9% over the same month of 2016. The previous record, set in January this year, was 8.04 million passengers.

22/08/2017 at 13:31h
Macro

Bahrain to post weaker growth in 2017

The IMF expects a growth of 2.3% for the country’s GDP this year, below the 3% of last year’s. Lower oil prices brought forth many consequences to the economy and the need of a fiscal adjustment.

22/08/2017 at 12:42h
Industry

Industry confidence edged up this month

An index from think tank Fundação Getulio Vargas climbed 1.5 point to 92.3 in its August preview. Industrialists’ present and future outlooks have improved.

22/08/2017 at 07:00h
Arts

Jewelry with stones from Sahara on show in Minas Gerais

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Over 500 items including necklaces, earrings, rings and bracelets built by students from a school created with Brazilian cooperation in Algeria are featured at the FIEMG gallery and at mine Mina Du Veloso, in Ouro Preto.

21/08/2017 at 18:43h
Business opportunities

Arab Chamber lecture in Goiás set to September 20

The event with the organization’s CEO, Michel Alaby, was set to August 24, but it was postponed. He will talk about “How to negotiate with the Arab countries” at the Federation of Industries of the State of Goiás, in Goiânia.

21/08/2017 at 17:10h
Global trade

Trade surplus hit USD 1.3 billion last week

Exports from Brazil reached USD 4.1 billion, with imports coming out to USD 2.8 billion in the third week of August.

21/08/2017 at 13:09h
Finance

Market’s inflation forecast up again

Financial market experts believe that the Extended National Consumer Price Index (IPCA) will end 2017 at 3.51%, according to a bulletin by the Brazilian Central Bank (BC). It’s the fifth time the forecast is revised up.

21/08/2017 at 12:58h
Macro

GDP dropped 0.24%, says think tank

Brazil’s economy shrank in Q2 over Q1 according to the GDP Monitor, a survey conducted by think tank Fundação Getulio Vargas.

21/08/2017 at 07:00h
Services

An afternoon book signing session in the Arab Chamber

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The president of the organization’s Council, Walid Yazigi, will launch new editions of this works ‘Building Technique’ and ‘Gastronomy Glossary’ on August 29 in São Paulo.

20/08/2017 at 07:00h
Arts

Exhibit features Niemeyer’s Algerian works

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Casa Niemeyer (the Niemeyer House), in Brasília, is featuring a showing of photographs taken by the UK’s Jason Oddy of the buildings designed by the Brazilian architect in Algiers and Constantine.

19/08/2017 at 07:00h
Arts

Brazilians bring art and color to Syria schools

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The Conexus project by Sheila Zago of Brazil saw two graffiti artists engage in artistic activities with refugees and people displaced by the Syrian war. Schools were painted and new actions are due in October.

18/08/2017 at 19:45h
Agribusiness

Algeria’s cereal output increases

The country produced 3.5 million tons in the current crop, against 3.4 million in the previous cycle, according to preliminary data.

18/08/2017 at 19:44h
Finance

Bovespa index closed up in the week

The main index of the São Paulo Stock Exchange climbed 2.01% to 68,714.66 points. The US dollar closed at BRL 3.146 for sale.

18/08/2017 at 19:10h
Arts

Anthropologist releases book on Muslims in São Paulo

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Francirosy Campos Barbosa is releasing her doctoral thesis in book form on Saturday (19) at Mesquita Brasil. The work is entitled ' Islamic Performances in São Paulo: amid arabesques, moons and date fruit.'

18/08/2017 at 17:40h
Arts

Moroccan to give a recital in Santos

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Lute player born in Agadir will play with the Spanish quartet EntreQuatre at SESC/Santos (Social Service of Commerce-Santos) on September 29. He’s considered one of his generation’s best players of the instrument.

18/08/2017 at 07:00h
Services

Brazilian physicians on healthcare campaign in Lebanon

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The Moça Bonita (Pretty Lady) project brought doctors from Brazil to work with Lebanese colleagues on the prevention of cancer in women. The joint actions focused on three cities.

17/08/2017 at 18:51h
Diplomacy

Kuwait grants USD 2.2 million to UNRWA

The funds will help Palestinian refugees attended by the UN agency to gain access to basic needs.

17/08/2017 at 18:24h
Tourism

Tourism revenues up 13.5% in Jordan

The tourism sector generated USD 2.5 billion in the country during this year’s first six months, against USD 2.2 billion in the same period of 2016.

17/08/2017 at 17:56h
Industry

Marcopolo exports buses to Qatar

Transportation company QETCO placed an order for 32 units of the Brazilian bus body builder’s Viaggio 900 to shuttle personnel for the state-run company Qatar Petroleum.