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WHAT'S NEXT?: A recession in Brazil is expected to bottom out with growth turning positive starting in 2017. Its economy is expected to require a long period of fiscal and monetary adjustment after the political turmoil and public discontent of the last two years.

  • [New] The first pilot is launching this week in Brazil and will see Payface technology implemented across five St Marche supermarkets in Sao Paulo. Retail Touchpoints
  • [New] Even with record exports projected for Argentina and Brazil, a 550-million-bushel drop in exports for Ukraine due to the ongoing conflict is the primary catalyst for a decline in world trade. AgriNews
  • [New] Global soybean production was revised upwards, with USDA expecting Brazilian production to bounce back sharply last year's drought as well as higher production in the U.S. and Argentina. DTN Progressive Farmer
  • [New] The more threatened bird species (86.4%) are found in tropical than in temperate latitudes (31.7%), with hotspots for threatened species concentrated in the tropical Andes, southeast Brazil, eastern Himalayas, eastern Madagascar, and Southeast Asian islands. The Hindu
  • [New] Brazil will be the first country in the world to operate Siemens Gamesa wind turbines with 6.2 megawatts (MW) of power and a 170-meter (558-ft) rotor, the largest available in the world, in onshore wind generation. CNA
  • [New] Most hotspots for threatened bird species exist in the tropical Andes, southeast Brazil, the eastern Himalayas, eastern Madagascar, and Southeast Asian islands. ScienceAlert
  • [New] The IPCC has found that for every degree of warming the average animal eats three to five per cent less, harming productivity and fertility, with the huge cattle markets of Australia and Brazil particularly at risk of worsening heat-related risks. Business Green
  • [New] In Brazil, the world's biggest soybean producer, a 20-percent cut in potash use could bring a 14-percent drop in yields. BusinessMirror
  • [New] DPPs are defined as the difference between the number of expected deaths in 2048 and the expected deaths if there is an increase in the intake of foods belonging to G1 and a reduction in the intake of foods belonging to G2, G3 and G4 in the Brazilian diet by 2048. BMJ Open
  • [New] After the OECD and Brazil agreed to revise the TP system, tax analysts have warned that companies will incur high compliance costs and challenges with finding the right data for comparables. International Tax Review
  • Stablecoins could be the solution to foreign exchange volatility in Africa, citing successes in countries like Brazil and Venezuela. The Mail & Guardian
  • Global soybean ending stocks are projected at 99.6 million tons, up 14.4 million, with most of the increase in Brazil, Argentina, and the United States. EPA
  • Brazil could propose a leaner version of tax reform that would increase taxes on the super-rich while reducing corporate taxes. Tax Policy Center
  • Experts from Brazil will share lessons learned from their experience with building and implementing instant payments, while policymakers and practitioners in the U.S. will share considerations that must be sorted out as the payments systems prepares to initiate and receive faster payments. Zoom Video Communications
  • Brazil is a leader in global agricultural commodities growth and is expected to take on a more significant role in the world's meat production. .foodingredientsfirst.com/
  • Countries such as the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia offer sophisticated markets and many opportunities for green jobs, with India and Brazil showing high potential. GreenBiz
  • Executives expressed optimism about exploration and production operations in Guyana and Brazil, and said they could lower emissions from their operations. The New York Times
  • The Smart Spraying solution is expected to launch in North America, Brazil and Europe within the next 18 months. PrecisionAg
  • Brazil will be the first country in Latin America to join CERN as an Associate Member State. CERN
  • Countries like the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia offer sophisticated markets and many opportunities for green jobs, with India and Brazil showing high potential. State of the Planet
  • Brazil was once an example of how to tackle deforestation, but changes in policy and leadership have unraveled past successes and put its massive Amazon rainforest under threat. Scientific American

Last updated: 24 May 2022


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