Special Report 2

Brazil Under Lula and Prospect for the 2006 Elections September 2006

Op-ed Article by Ambassador Rubens Barbosa in O Estado de S.Paulo

Former Brazilian Ambassador to the United States Rubens Barbosa comments on Mercosul and predicts possible future directions for the bloc. Original in Portuguese and translated into English

20th Anniversary of the Real Plan

On the 20th anniversary of the Real Plan, which stabilized the Brazilian economy, Persio Arida, former Wilson Center Scholar and father of the plan, calls for a round of structural reforms.

Brazil complains to Obama about monetary policy

Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, discusses Brazil's views on foreign monetary policy.

Brazil and the United States: Trade Agendas and Challenges of the Bilateral Relationship

On October 16, 2007, the Brazil Institute organized a conference to discuss the regional and global challenges for Brazil's trade policy, the trade outlook after the 2008 U.S elections, and the present and future dynamics of Brazilian-U.S. economic relations. Featuring speakers from the Brazilian and U.S. governments and private sectors, participants discussed trade-related challenges between the United States and Brazil in light of the stalled Doha Round and a lame duck administration in Washington.


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