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How Trade Agreements Shape US-Brazil Agricultural Relations

Because their economies are the two biggest in the Americas. As the world moves toward more integrated trade and investment, now is a good time to talk about how the U.S. and Brazilian economies could gain from stronger business ties and integration. It is well known from international experience that trade deals can be very good for both countries and industries. Trade deals between two countries help both economies grow and make more things. They also create jobs in both countries and make incomes more equal. Why does the US care so much about Brazil? The economy of Brazil is the seventh largest in the world and the biggest in Latin America. The United States and Brazil exchange a lot, and the United States is sending more and more goods to Brazil. In 2014, trade between the US and Brazil hit $108.3 billion. Most of the trade between the US and Brazil is in things, but trade in services is growing. Chemicals, oil, transportation equipment, and machinery are some of the most import

US-Brazil Economic Partnership: The Road Ahead

It is designed to help leaders better comprehend the contours of cooperation across five pillars: commerce and financial flows, innovation and technology, climate and natural capital, health and wellness, and peace and security. It is no secret that the current global situation is troubling, as increased rivalry and conflict appear to be supplanting collaboration. As a result, new power dynamics, shifting demographic realities, and breakthrough frontier technologies are exacerbating long-simmering suspicion rather than fuelling prospects for gain. Businesses are responding to these complex, and often tense, geopolitical circumstances by relocating operations and facilities closer to home.   This World Economic Forum report, prepared in association with McKinsey & Company, assesses the current situation of global cooperation. This research intends to help corporate and government stakeholders better grasp the nature of collaboration in shaping a healthier, more prosperous, and sust

US-Brazil Agricultural Trade: Trends and Forecasts

  Such as crops and animal products. Over the past few years, there has been a substantial increase in the demand for livestock and grains, resulting in the expansion of these sectors of the agriculture market. This market is becoming increasingly popular due to population growth, altered nutrition, and the increasing number of individuals residing in urban areas. Crop yields, soil fertility, and water availability are among the many impacts of climate change. These issues impede the agriculture industry's ability to expand and endure. Droughts, floods, extreme temperatures, and variations in precipitation patterns are among the ways in which climate change impacts crops. There are also issues in this industry with the way in which individuals utilize technology, particularly in developing countries. Precision farming, drones, and artificial intelligence (AI) are among the contemporary agricultural technologies that have the potential to increase productivity, reduce expenses, an

Enhancing US-Brazil Relations Through Cyber-Infrastructure

  His administration have not prioritized cyber strategy as a top political priority since their inauguration in January 2023. To date, no single institution or senior official in the administration has been instrumental in the advancement of a comprehensive cyber strategy. The administration appears to have established a pattern of relative continuity with its predecessors. The administration is unlikely to attempt to contest the substantial role of the country's military in cyber defense, as its approach to cyber diplomacy remains consistent with Brazil's established approach. In general, it is anticipated that Brazil will make sluggish progress in enhancing its cyber strategy. In April, the Lula administration achieved its one hundredth day in office, and it is currently more than halfway through its first year. Consequently, it is still in the relatively early stages of governance.One In May, the administration released an ambitious consultation paper to encourage discussio

US-Brazil Economic Strategies for the Future

Following the recent elections there is a window of opportunity for reforms that will shape Brazil’s development over the next decades. “The Brazil of the Future: Towards Productivity, Inclusion, and Sustainability” takes a long-term perspective on Brazil’s development, exploring how prudent actions today can generate opportunities for a more prosperous, inclusive, and sustainable society over the next 20 years. The report aims to stimulate public debate about a virtuous cycle for 2042, illustrated by four alternative future scenarios. While Brazil has come a long way over recent decades, its current social contract has come under strain, undermining the country’s potential.  Social contracts are defined as  “dynamic agreements between   state and society on their mutual roles and responsibilities” , and they determine what each group contributes to   and receives from the state. When the social contract is strained, the room for reforms is limited as there is no agreement on what citi

The Role of Trade Shows and Expos in US-Brazil Agricultural Relations

  When it comes to politics and business, The United States was one of the first countries to recognize Brazil in 1824, after Brazil became independent in 1822.  The US and Brazil are the two biggest democracies in the Western Hemisphere. They share a commitment to long-term economic growth and prosperity, promoting international peace, security, and respect for human rights, protecting the environment and biodiversity, and working together closely on defense, health, and security. There are 12 countries in the world with economies bigger than Brazil's. The US is Brazil's second-largest trade partner.  The United States had a trade advantage of $30 billion in goods and services in 2022, with $120.9 billion worth of trade going both ways.  Industrial and energy-related goods, like refined fuel, natural gas, fertilizers, airplanes, and medical tools, are what Brazil buys most from the US.  There are a lot of things that Brazil sells in the United States.  The main things that Bra

The Future of Bilateral Trade: US and Brazil

In Brazil, pro-China constituency groups have emerged over the last two decades. Brazilian officials are getting bound in knots because China is such a powerful economic magnet, and breaking free will be difficult. Now, if you believe the future of US-China ties will be relatively calm, these limits do not have to be an issue. Brazil will grow more interdependent with China. Many Brazilian interest groups will benefit from Chinese commerce and money, and there will be no problem. This is exactly what the [Bill] Clinton administration envisioned. Then, following governments urged China to come to Latin America and join the Inter-American Development Bank, for example, because it was a convenient method for China's extra wealth to fill a hole that the United States was unwilling or unable to fill. The difficulty is that if we believe that future US-China ties will be more conflictual, we are in serious trouble. The US will therefore have a strong incentive to pressure Latin American

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