Embrapa expects that partnership with CSIRO will benefit Brazilian agribusiness with new technological solutions

 President Celso Moretti talked exclusively with the Australian Brazil Business Council By Liz Lacerda, Foreign Correspondent     1.    What are Brazil’s biggest challenges that could benefit from this partnership with Australia’s CSIRO? At this stage, one of our top priorities determined by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply is the development of the […]

Bolsonaro says EU-Mercosur deal should trigger ‘domino effect’ boosting Brazil trade

(Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday that the free trade treaty agreed by the European Union and South American bloc Mercosur should trigger a domino effect, encouraging other countries to also negotiate with Brazil. The EU and Mercosur concluded two decades of talks on Friday, committing to more open markets in the […]

Brazil and Australia negotiate direct flights from 2020

Countries that have never had a direct flight, Australia and Brazil will be able to debut a route in the first quarter of 2020 between the cities of Melbourne and Sao Paulo. The information was revealed by Brazilian officials and the Australian ambassador to Brazil, Timothy Kane, after the end of the visa requirement for […]

Australian banks rally as conservative election win eases fears of new curbs

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian bank shares posted their biggest rally in a decade on Monday as a surprise conservative election win eased regulation fears, though a housing downturn and strict rules baked in since a misconduct inquiry could temper longer-term bullishness.FILE PHOTO: A board displaying stock prices is seen at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) […]

Winning during economic slowdown, Australia’s Morrison must halt rot

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Surprisingly retained by Australians in a national election over the weekend, Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s center-right government now needs to find a fast way out of a worrying slowdown in an economy that has been recession-free since 1991.Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks to the media as he arrives at the Horizon […]

Australia’s conservative coalition secures parliamentary majority

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s conservative coalition secured an outright parliamentary majority on Monday following a shock election victory, allowing Prime Minister Scott Morrison to progress his legislative agenda without the support of independents.Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison with wife Jenny, children Abbey and Lily after winning the 2019 Federal Election, at the Federal Liberal Reception […]

In coal we trust: Australian voters back PM Morrison’s faith in fossil fuel

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s re-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison once brandished a lump of coal in parliament, crying, “This is coal – don’t be afraid!” His surprise win in what some dubbed the ‘climate election’ may have stunned the country, but voters should know what comes next in energy policy – big coal.FILE PHOTO: A […]