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  1. beyondbrics

    January 18, 2012

    Hague in Brazil: making up for lost time

    So apparently this Brazil place is worth having a look at? Everyone and their grandmother may be investing in Brazil...

  2. FT Alphaville

    January 25, 2011

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Tuesday’s FT, Gideon Rachman: Where have the great thinkers gone? Once you start...

  1. January 24, 2011

    Where have all the thinkers gone?

    A few weeks ago I was sitting in my office, reading Foreign Policy magazine, when I made a striking discovery. Sitting next...

  2. November 14, 2010

    Guest column: Governance must reflect global reality

    A profound adjustment is needed in world governance. We seem to be stuck with structures similar to those of vast empires of...

  3. June 21, 2010

    Brazil ends its role as mediator

    Brazil is halting its attempt to broker a deal over Iran's nuclear programme write Daniel Dombey in Washington and Jonathan...

  4. June 20, 2010

    Brazil ends role as Iran broker

    Brazil is halting its attempt to broker a deal over Iran’s nuclear programme – an issue that has brought relations between...

  5. May 18, 2010

    Iran's fuel deal aims to derail sanctions

    Iran sought to derail the US drive for new economic sanctions yesterday by agreeing to ship most of its low-enriched uranium...

  6. May 17, 2010

    Iran agrees to send uranium to Turkey

    Iran on Monday sought to derail the US drive for new economic sanctions by agreeing to export most of its low-enriched...

  7. March 4, 2010

    Brazil rebuff for Iran sanctions drive

    Brazil delivered yesterday a wounding blow to Washington's hopes of international consensus for sanctions on Iran when its...

  8. The World

    March 4, 2010

    Clinton in LatAm: Brazil rebuffs Iran sanctions

    By Daniel Dombey, US diplomatic correspondent There was a flash in Hillary Clinton’s eyes just now as she talked about the...

  9. March 3, 2010

    Brazil rebuff for Iran sanctions drive

    Smile amid frustration: Hillary Clinton is greeted by Brazil’s Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (centre) and Celso Amorim in...

  10. February 19, 2009

    Brazil to supply oil to China for loans

    Brazil and China signed a landmark agreement on Thursday that will ensure long-term supplies of oil to China while...

  11. February 2, 2009

    Doha round hopes dashed by acrimony

    The completion of the Doha trade round appeared as far away as ever at the weekend, when a gathering of trade ministers at...

  12. February 1, 2009

    Acrimony dashes Doha hopes

    The completion of the Doha trade round appeared as far away as ever at the weekend, when a gathering of trade ministers at...

  13. December 12, 2008

    Fresh blow to trade protectionism battle

    The World Trade Organisation has dropped plans to convene ministers to push for an outline deal in the troubled global trade...

  14. August 4, 2008

    Collapse of Doha forces acceptance of second best

    Celso Amorim, Brazil's foreign minister, is visibly tired. But, he admits: "Sometimes frustration is worse than tiredness....

  15. August 3, 2008

    August 4: Chávez’s tightening grip

    Banco Santander was planning to sell its Venezuelan subsidiary anyway so Hugo Chávez’s decision to nationalise the country’s...

  16. August 3, 2008

    Bleak outlook after collapse of Doha

    Celso Amorim, Brazil’s foreign minister, is visibly tired. But, he admits: “Sometimes frustration is worse than tiredness....

  17. August 3, 2008

    Brazil to dispute US subsidies

    Brazil is preparing to take action against the US over what it says are illegal subsidies and other trade barriers following...

  18. July 30, 2008

    Negotiators sift the debris for signs of hope

    If there was a single thing that ministers and officials in Geneva appeared to agree on last night it was that this was not...

  19. July 30, 2008

    Negotiators sift the debris for traces of hope

    If there was a single thing that ministers and officials in Geneva appeared to agree on last night it was that this was not...

  20. July 29, 2008

    Negotiators sift debris

    If there was a single thing that ministers and officials in Geneva appeared to agree on on Tuesday night it was that this...

  21. July 25, 2008

    Lamy plan spurs optimism at Doha talks

    Unexpected signs of progress emerged last night from the fifth day of tense negotiations among trade ministers as they...

  22. July 23, 2008

    US offers to reduce farm subsidy limit to $15bn

    The US on Tuesday made the first significant move in this week's politically fraught meeting of trade ministers in Geneva,...

  23. July 22, 2008

    US plans cut in farm subsidy

    The US on Tuesday made the first significant move in this week’s politically fraught meeting of trade ministers in Geneva,...

  24. April 27, 2008

    April 28: The world’s unwanted food basket

    As rising food prices continue to threaten food security around the world, one obvious solution is being largely ignored:...

  25. December 10, 2007

    US and EU draw fire over call to drop tariffs

    Proposals by rich nations that poor countries should remove their trade barriers on environmental goods to combat global...

  26. December 10, 2007

    Climate conference directs fire at US and EU

    Proposals by rich nations that poor countries should remove their trade barriers on environmental goods to combat global...

  27. December 10, 2007

    Climate conference directs fire at US and EU

    Proposals by rich nations that poor countries should remove their trade barriers on environmental goods to combat global...

  28. June 23, 2007

    China's shadow looms large over Doha failure

    The collapse of the Doha round this week triggered recrimination and bitterness over the latest failure to secure an...

  29. June 23, 2007

    A seat at the table

    Amazing though it may seem, the Doha round is in trouble again. This week the advance platoon comprising India, Brazil, the...

  30. June 22, 2007

    China’s shadow looms over Doha failure

    The collapse of the Doha round this week triggered recrimination and bitterness over the latest failure to secure an...

  31. March 30, 2007

    Petrobras under US pressure over Iran

    The United States is bringing pressure on Petrobras, the Brazilian government-controlled oil group, to scale back its...

  32. February 22, 2007

    Disagreements imply depth of ties for a regional leader

    Brazil, it seems, is everyone's friend. When it comes to championing the cause of green fuels, responsible economic...

  33. February 22, 2007

    Interview: Guido Mantega, Brazil’s finance minister

    Richard Lapper, the FT’s Latin America editor, recently spoke with Guido Mantega, Brazil’s finance minister. Mr Lapper and...

  34. February 21, 2007

    Left turn ahead? How Lula’s plan could condemn Brazil to mediocrity

    Ever since Goldman Sachs coined the term “Brics” towards the end of 2000, Brazilians have taken pride in a perception of...

  35. February 21, 2007

    Interview: Dilma Rousseff, chief of staff to Brazil’s president

    Jonathan Wheatley, the FT’s Brazil correspondent, recently interviewed Dilma Rousseff, chief of staff to President Luiz...

  36. July 31, 2006

    US and Brazil revive hope for Doha trade agreement

    A global trade accord could still be struck within five to eight months despite the collapse of World Trade Organisation...

  37. July 30, 2006

    US and Brazil revive hope for Doha deal

    A global trade accord could still be struck within five to eight months despite the collapse of World Trade Organisation...

  38. June 30, 2006

    Interim Doha deal proves elusive

    Ministers trying to thrash out a crucial interim deal in the Doha global trade round yesterday damped hopes of an agreement...

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