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U.S. and Brazil must reduce dependence on China imports – Pompeo

BRASILIA/WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned on Monday the United States and Brazil need to reduce their dependence on imports from China for their own security as the two countries reinforced their business partnership.At a virtual summit on increased U.S.-Brazil cooperation aimed at post-pandemic recovery, Pompeo underscored…
bubmag
October 20, 2020
Brasilia

Brazil registers 461 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours, toll now 153,675

Article contentBRASILIA — Brazil reported 24,062 new cases of the novel coronavirus and 461 deaths from the disease caused by the virus in the past 24 hours, the health ministry said on Saturday.The South American country has now registered 5,224,362 cases since the pandemic began, while the official death toll…
bubmag
October 17, 2020
Brasilia

Brazil reports 32,058 new coronavirus cases, 863 deaths

BRASILIA - Brazil recorded 32,058 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and 863 deaths from the disease, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday. Brazil has registered more than 4.7 million cases of the virus since the pandemic began, while the official death toll has…
bubmag
September 29, 2020
Brasilia

Brazil's financial market forecasts 5.05 pct drop in GDP in 2020

BRASILIA, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian financial analysts reduced their forecast contraction in economic growth for 2020, from 5.11 to 5.05 percent, but kept next year's growth projection at 3.5 percent for the 16th week in a row, the Central Bank of Brazil said on Monday. According to the bank's…
bubmag
September 21, 2020
Brasilia

Brazil’s Lula says he will back anyone who can take on Bolsonaro

BRASILIA — Brazil’s former leftist President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, barred from elected office due to corruption convictions, said he is open to backing any candidate who can beat far-right President Jair Bolsonaro in the 2022 elections.“I am prepared to support any candidate who is committed to the working…
bubmag
September 20, 2020
Brasilia

Brazil’s Bolsonaro says he will not interfere in rice market

By Reuters Staff1 Min ReadBRASILIA, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he will not interfere in the market for rice, saying supply and demand should dictate the market, as domestic prices for the food staple soar.A day earlier Brazil trade body Camex eliminated import tariffs…
bubmag
September 11, 2020