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14/12/2017 at 17:22h
Agribusiness

Arab countries account for 40% of Brazil’s beef exports

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Seven nations in the region are on the list of top 20 buyers of Brazilian product. The Brazilian Beef Exporters Association (Abiec) presented the industry’s results this Thursday.

14/12/2017 at 13:30h
Macro

Saudi Arabia launches USD 19 billion stimulus package

The government announced a SAR 72 billion package to support private companies. The plan includes loans to small businesses, exports-oriented actions and tax refunds.

14/12/2017 at 12:56h
Macro

Finance Ministry GDP estimate up

Minister Henrique Meirelles announced a 1.1% growth prediction for Brazil this year, up from a prior 0.5% forecast. Expected 2018 performance moved up as well.

14/12/2017 at 12:40h
Finance

Brazil’s 2018 budget set at USD 1 trillion

The National Congress approved next year’s budget on Wednesday evening. A special election campaigns fund will account for USD 513 million out of the total amount.

14/12/2017 at 07:00h
Business opportunities

Brazil a major market for imported olive oil

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The bulk of domestic demand is met by foreign-made product, with some 52,700 tons imported from January to October. Arab countries account for less than 1% of this.

13/12/2017 at 20:24h
Macro

Number of immigrants in Brazil up 20%

The country’s non-national population increased to 713,000 in the 2010-2015 period, according to the UN.

13/12/2017 at 18:57h
Agribusiness

Promotion, consumption fuel coffee sales to Arab countries

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Brazilian Coffee Exporters Council chairman Nelson Carvalhaes said the country ‘does a great job’ in the region and that consumption is picking up worldwide.

13/12/2017 at 17:37h
Agribusiness

Tax takes away from poultry sales to Saudi Arabia

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Even though the country is still the biggest buyer of product from Brazil, the hike in tax charges caused shipped volume to decline by 20%. Brazil’s industry association expects sales to pick up in 2018.

13/12/2017 at 16:51h
Global trade

Motorcycle exports up 94%

November saw foreign sales soar year-on-year in November to roughly 7,600 units shipped.

13/12/2017 at 14:06h
Al-Sharq

Book portrays love and war in Syria

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Brazilian journalist Patrícia Campos Mello’s non-fiction book 'Lua de Mel em Kobane' tells the story of the Syrian conflict through the eyes of a refugee couple who return to the country.

13/12/2017 at 07:00h
Tourism

USD 272 million zoo opens in Dubai

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Environment conservation project Dubai Safari had a guests-only soft opening this Tuesday. It will open to the public in January.

12/12/2017 at 19:31h
Business opportunities

SIAL Middle East to see 25% growth

The food industry show began this Tuesday in Abu Dhabi. Organizers are expecting 24,000 visitors to walk into the fairgrounds over the course of the three-day event.

12/12/2017 at 17:06h
Diplomacy

Governor tells diplomats about investment projects

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Geraldo Alckmin of São Paulo welcomed representatives of 45 countries – including Arab ones – for breakfast this Tuesday (12) and told them about initiatives amenable to foreign investment.

12/12/2017 at 12:41h
Agribusiness

Cereal crop to be 9.2% smaller

The Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) forecasts that Brazil’s grain, legume and oilseed crop will amount to 219.5 million tons in 2018, 22.4 million tons less than in 2017.

12/12/2017 at 12:33h
Industry

Industries: 21.8% to become digital

A survey by the National Confederation of Industry (CNI) shows that, in ten years, the percentage of Brazilian industries that will be 4.0 will go from the current 1.6% to 21.8%.

12/12/2017 at 07:00h
Industry

Auto industry investing USD 1.45 bn in Morocco

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Twenty-six new car parts industry projects will be rolled out in the country, with 11,500 new jobs expected to be created. The manufacturers involved include Renault, Peugeot and Valeo.

11/12/2017 at 17:08h
Global trade

Trade surplus registers at over USD 1 bn in the month

Trade surplus in December’s first two weeks is the result of Brazilian exports worth USD 4.779 billion and imports worth USD 3.741 billion.

11/12/2017 at 16:27h
Agribusiness

Soy exports soar by 581%

The item was a standout component in foreign sales of Brazilian agribusiness products in November at 2.1 million tons shipped and USD 815 million in revenue grossed.

11/12/2017 at 13:26h
Sustainable development

UAE encourages women-owned business

A program put in place by local organizations is designed to steer capital into female-run companies, in a bid to address funding gaps and spur entrepreneurship.

11/12/2017 at 13:05h
Finance

Banks’ inflation forecast eases anew

Financial market players see this year ending with a 2.88% rate, down from a prior 3.03% estimate. Expected economic growth edged up from 0.89% to 091%.