Chile snubs China with Transoceanic Cable decision

Chile has chosen Australia as the final destination for the Transoceanic Cable, the first fibre-optic subsea…

Petrobas and China’s CDB agree $10bn loan as bonds hit junk status

Brazil’s financially pressed state-controlled energy company Petróleo Brasileiro (Petrobas) has secured  a $10bn loan from the China Development…

Silk Road countries lead World Bank 3-year growth rankings

[visualizer id=”23457″]The Silk Road countries of India, China, Bangladesh, Pakistan, China, Iran and Indonesia are set…

Brazil to build another Glonass ground station

Brazil is to build a fourth ground station for Russia’s Glonass satellite navigation network in its southernmost state of…

Putin looks to use BRICS summit to shift balance of power

The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa begin gathering  in the remote Russian…

BRICS Development Bank due to begin operations by April

The newly conceived BRICS Development Bank will swing into action  in April next year, its president elect Kundapur Vaman…

Rosneft Brazil takes full control of Solimoes Basin oilfields

Rosneft Brazil is to buy PetroRio’s 55% stake in the Amazonian Solimoes Basin oilfields by the…

Iranian oil could be heading to India, Brazil and Iraq, says energy chief

Iranian oil: Iran is discussing the possibility of building oil refineries in Brazil and India –…

$100bn BRICS foreign currency reserve pool ratified by Russia’s Upper House

Russia’s Federation Council has ratified the establishment of  a $100bn BRICS foreign currency reserve pool aimed at protecting national currencies from…

Russian bonds recommended to investors by HSBC emerging market specialist

Russian bonds: In an interview with the Spanish newspaper El Confidencial last week, HSBC Vice President and…

AIIB Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank admits five new member states

AIIB, the newly  formed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, has formally welcomed Brazil, Georgia, Finland, Denmark and…

New BRICS rating agency under discussion as Russia takes over presidency

BRICS rating agency: Technocrats from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are discussing the possibility of…

Brazilian pork imports to Russia double thanks to sanctions

Brazilian pork imports to Russia  more than doubled  year-on-year in the first eleven months of 2014…

Brazilian meat imports helping to fill Russia’s European void

Brazilian meat imports: Brazil is supplying Russia with almost 40% of its meat imports and has…

Brazilian poultry exports to Russia up 19% year on year

Brazilian poultry exports to Russia  increased from 8,000 tonnes in August to 20,000 tonnes in September,  according…

Brazilian dairy exporters get Russian green light

Brazilian dairy exporters: Three Brazilian companies have obtained permission to export  dairy products to Russia. Some 37 Brazilian…

Gazprom in Brazilian talks as it stakes out South America

Gazprom in Brazilian talks: Gazprom’s international subsidiary is looking to buy stakes in a number of…

Brazilian chicken imports may replace banned US poultry

Brazilian chicken imports: The Brazilian Poultry Association has offered to increase exports of chickens to Russia from…

Russia moves up Global Innovation Index 2014

The Global Innovation Index 2014 sees Russia move up from 62nd to 49th place. China attained…

BRICS energy association on summit agenda

BRICS energy association: Russia has announced its intention to propose the formation of a BRICS energy…

BRICS bank working capital set at $10bn

BRICS bank working capital: The working capital of the new BRICS bank is to be set at $10bn to…

BRIC investment destination for Russian investors

BRIC investment destination: 73% of  Russian companies surveyed in a new report from Ernst & Young told its researchers that…

Brazil’s Magnesita sets up shop in Kazakhstan

Brazil’s largest mining enterprise Magnesita is to open offices in Kazakhstan, the Kaznex Invest national export and investment agency…

Rosatom Brazilian subsidiary to open by end of year

Rosatom Brazilian subsidiary: Rosatom is planning to open a Brazilian subsidiary by the end of the…