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Transport projects face more hold-ups

The suspension of road-toll increases has generated fresh uncertainty among investors.

01 August 2013

Agenda: World Cup ticket price controversy

World Cup tickets go on sale this month, but critics argue they are too expensive.

01 August 2013

Agenda: Confederations Cup runs in parallel to protests

The dress rehearsal for the 2014 Fifa World Cup has been marred by nationwide demonstrations set to continue in the coming weeks.

20 June 2013

Recruiters see slowdown in hiring and wages

Our latest survey shows the labour market is weakening and wage increases are getting smaller.

12 June 2013

The iron ore dilemma

The prospects for Brazil’s iron ore industry are better than they might appear.

06 June 2013

Divergent paths

The future of the Pacific Alliance looks brighter than Brazil's.

06 June 2013

The productivity dilemma

The challenge of low productivity.

09 May 2013

Tax cuts spur job creation in shoes and clothing

Tax breaks have encouraged textile companies to hire, but they continue to struggle against competition from imports.

11 April 2013

More industry woes

Declining industrial production provokes calls for reduction of bureaucracy and the tax burden.

08 April 2013

Signs of a labour market upturn?

Our proprietary survey of 37 recruitment agencies suggests Brazil created more jobs last month. In March our indicator of job matches, which is a proxy for job creation, rose to its highest level since November. In addition, more recruiters saw an increase in job matches compared to the same month of last year.

05 April 2013

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