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Breakfast Seminar on Brazil-China

February 24, 2011 • New York, NY

The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., in conjunction with the Americas Society/Council of the Americas, will be holding a special seminar on “2011 Brazil-China” on Thursday, February 24th at the Council of the Americas in New York City from 8:30am to 10:30am. Robert Wood, Senior Analyst & Deputy Director for Country Risk for Latin America at the Economist Group, will serve as moderator of the program, which will have the participation of Ambassador Peter Allgeier, C&M International President at Crowell & Moring LLP and Eric Farnsworth, Vice President of the Americas Society/Council of the Americas.

The event will address the Brazil-China relationship and its impact on Brazil-US trade relations, including the adverse effects of commodities-oriented Brazilian exports to China and the impact of Chinese exports on the Brazilian domestic manufacturing industry. Speakers will also provide an outlook for China in 2011 and address currency issues including pressure on the real and the outlook for the renminbi.

The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. has been established in New York City for over 40 years and is one of the largest bilateral chambers of commerce in the United States. A non-governmental, non-for-profit membership organization, the Chamber aims to promote trade and investment flows between Brazil and the United States and forge closer ties between the business communities of both nations. These breakfast seminars are designed to provide critical insight into important sectors of Latin America’s largest economy and offer outstanding opportunities to network with high-level business leaders and decision-makers.

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