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  • uploads///Brazils Manufacturing Declines in July
    Consumer

    Why Manufacturing Activity in Brazil Is on a Decline

    Manufacturing activity in Brazil In July 2017, the manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) in Brazil (BRZU) continued to decline, falling to 50 from 50.5 in June 2017. July 2017 brought a slowdown in both output and new business. US companies doing business in Brazil include Walmart (WMT), ExxonMobil (XOM), Chevron (CVX), and Apple (AAPL). Brazil (EWZ) […]

    By Mary Sadler
  • uploads///Brazils Manufacturing Declines in June
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Inside Brazil’s June Manufacturing Activity

    The Brazil Manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) fell slightly in June 2017 due to political turmoil in the country’s government.

    By Mary Sadler
  • uploads///Brazils Service PMI Declines in June
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Understanding Brazil’s Service PMI in June

    The services sector is one of the most important sectors contributing to Brazil’s GDP and job creation, but its been facing structural issues and poor performance.

    By Mary Sadler
  • uploads///Inflation in Brazil Continues to Decline in June
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Brazil’s Inflation in June: A Story of Decline

    Consumer prices in Brazil (BRZU) grew by 3% YoY in June 2017, compared with 3.6% in May 2017.

    By Mary Sadler
  • uploads///Brazils Economic Activity Contracts in May
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will Brazil’s Economic Activity Keep Contracting amid Political Chaos?

    Brazil seems to be giving mixed signals, with its index of economic activity (BRZU) dropping by 0.51% month-over-month in May 2017.

    By Mary Sadler
  • uploads///Brazils Service PMI Contracts in May
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Brazil’s Service Sector Activity Contracted in May 2017

    The Markit Brazil Services PMI dropped to 49.2 in May 2017 compared a two-year high of 50.3 in April 2017.

    By Mary Sadler
  • uploads///Brazil Exports Surge in May
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Did Brazil’s Exports Surge in May 2017 Due to Improved Global Demand?

    In the first five months in 2017, the Brazil’s exports rose 18.5% to $87.9 billion compared to the same period in 2016.

    By Mary Sadler
  • uploads///Brazil Adds New Jobs in May
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Brazil’s Job Growth in May 2017 Could Indicate for the Year

    The Brazilian (BRZU) economy added ~34,250 jobs in May 2017, making it the second consecutive month of job creation in 2017.

    By Mary Sadler
  • uploads///Economic Growth in Brazil Improves in Q
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Has Brazil’s GDP Risen despite Political Uncertainty in 1Q17?

    The Brazilian (FBZ) economy grew 1% on a quarter-on-quarter basis in 1Q17 compared to a downwardly revised 0.5% contraction in the previous month.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Caused the Slowdown in Ericsson’s Mobile Equipment Business?

    Ericsson’s regional sales in the Middle East, Latin America, and India fell 25%, 22%, and 28% YoY (year-over-year), respectively, in 3Q16.

    By Adam Rogers
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