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Why Bolsonaro Should Pursue Free Trade with U.S.

November 14, 2018

Is a trade agreement in the cards between the Western Hemisphere’s two largest economies? 

That’s a possibility offered by U.S. President Donald Trump after the election of a kindred spirit as the new leader of Brazil. Jair Bolsonaro will likely be one of Washington’s closest allies in the Americas, and a free trade agreement would provide a needed boost to Brazil’s struggling economy. It would also help address U.S. frustrations with Brazil’s high tariffs. But reaching such a deal with...

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