11 February 2016
1 February 2016
Brazil has overtaken China in the production of chicken meat to become the world's second largest producer, according to data from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), cited by the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA). Brazilian poultry producers last year produced 13.146 million tons of chicken meat, an annual increase of 3.58 percent, while China, according to the USDA, produced 13.025 million tons.
29 January 2016
China bought 191.6 million tons of iron ore from Brazil in 2015, a 12.1 percent increase over 2014, according to data from China's General Administration of Customs. The Brazilian iron ore accounted for 20.1 percent of total Chinese imports of this commodity in 2015 - an increase from the 18.3 percent weight recorded in 2014, according to Reuters.
26 January 2016
The president of the Brazil-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIBC), Charles Tang said in São Paulo that Chinese investment in Brazil in 2016 was expected to total between US$20 and US$30 billion. Charles Tang told Brazilian financial daily Diáio do Comércio that the state of Minas Gerais was expected to be one of the main destinations of Chinese investment particularly in the iron ore sector.
15 January 2016
Brazilian aeronautical company Embraer delivered 221 jets in 2015, of which 101 wee in the segment of commercial aviation and 120 in executive aviation, the group said in a statement issued Thursday in São José dos Campos, Brazil. The company said the 221 aircraft delivered last year for those two market segments represented the largest number of deliveries over the past five years.
14 January 2016
7 January 2016
The China Three Gorges Group signed Tuesday with the Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy contracts relating to two hydroelectric concessions in the country, according to news agency Brasil. The signing is the culmination of an auction in which the Chinese group paid 13.8 billion reais (US$3.66 billion) to be awarded management of two major hydroelectric plants in Brazil.
6 January 2016
The Cahora Bassa hydroelectric facility in Mozambique's Tete province, in 2015 reached a new record of electricity production of 16,978 gigawatt/hours, an annual increase of 2.44 percent, the facility's management company said. The previous record was achieved in 2009, the year production reached 16,574 gigawatt/hours. The new record in 2015 came after significant investments in the Cahora Bassa Hydroelectric Dam (HCB) with the implementation of its Engineering Plan.
6 January 2016