Fostering Bilateral Trade and Investment Flows Between Brazil and Florida

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  • July 27, 2021 1:20 PM | Anonymous

    Florida’s Largest Port (by size and tonnage): Port Tampa Bay is by far Florida’s largest port, handling over 37 million tons of cargo per year. For the first half of this fiscal year, we are experiencing a 10% increase in our total cargo tonnage. We are also Florida’s largest port in terms of physical size (and one of the largest in the country) encompassing over 5,000 acres.

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  • July 21, 2021 8:29 AM | Anonymous

    The convertible debentures issuance by Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras – a deal advised on by Pinheiro Neto Advogados – was awarded the Latin America deal of the year by the AirFinance Journal Deals of the Year Awards 2020. According to the publication, its awards represent the market-leading deals based on innovation, timing, size, complexity, and ability to overcome obstacles and set new industry benchmarks.

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  • July 19, 2021 7:09 PM | Anonymous

    BCB told CoinDesk via email the timeframe for the adoption of a Brazilian CBDC depended on the evolution of the bank’s current projects and the international landscape.

    Marcelo Prates, Central Bank of Brazil’s lawyer and researcher and Coindesk’s Columnist is confirmed to speak at the virtual forum “CBDC: The Future of Money and Banking” on July 7th at 5 pm (EDT). Learn more and register

    BRUS Based in Tampa Bay, Brazil-Florida Business Council, Inc.(BFBC) is an independent, private international business group supported by corporate members. Our mission is to foster bilateral trade, business and investments in both regions and contribute to the economic and social development of our nations.

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  • July 19, 2021 7:06 PM | Anonymous

    PwC releases a guide to foreign investors. 

    "In considering the outlook for investing and capital allocation in Brazil for 2020, several contradictions exist. On the one hand, the government has raised its growth forecast for 2020 to 2.2%, up from 1.8%. In 2019, Brazil received the highest amount of foreign direct investment (FDI) (measured as a percentage of GDP) since 2001, exceeding earlier projections by the central bank.

    Crucially, the government passed the long-awaited social security reform, which has the potential to rein in unsustainable public spending. This also removed a major psychological hurdle for some institutional investors. Under the careful stewardship of the central bank, inflation hovers within the 4% target for 2020, and interest rates are at a historic low."

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  • July 14, 2021 7:16 PM | Anonymous

    No dia 1º de julho de 2021 entrou em vigor no Estado da Flórida a lei que trata do nexus econômico e de mercado para fins de sales tax (Senate Bill 50 – S.B.50). O Estado da Flórida foi um dos últimos Estados americanos a promulgar uma lei sobre o assunto.

    De acordo com o texto, o vendedor que realize um número substancial de vendas remotas para o Estado, excedendo o montante de $100,000 no ano civil anterior, deverá se registrar para coletar e remeter o sales tax para o Estado.

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