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São Tomé and Príncipe
15 October 2019
Bolsonaro seeks detente with China
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has significantly backtracked on the anti-Chinese comments he made in the run-up to his election victory.
03 August 2019
Brazil and Portugal lagging in Forum Macao
A little over a year ago, Brazil guaranteed that it would play a bigger role in Forum Macao’s activities in the future. But the change of administration in Brasília, now under President Jair Bolsonaro, has brought that effort to a near standstill.
29 May 2018
China and United States trade war could help Brazil
Under Trump’s direction, Washington has drawn up a list of more than 1,000 Chinese products on which tariffs could be imposed. Beijing has responded by threatening its own sanctions, headlined by a 25% tariff on US soya beans.