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Brazil Update: What to Expect from President Bolsonaro's Visit

Council of the Americas

March 13, 2019


(Image: InterAmerican Development Bank)

Council of the Americas will hold a private, off-the-record meeting on Brazil-U.S. relations with Pablo Pereira dos Santos, manager of infrastructure and the environment sector at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).  

Mr. Pereira dos Santos will discuss what to expect from Bolsonaro’s upcoming visit to the U.S., including the potential for a U.S.-Brazil trade agreement. He will also provide insights on Brazil’s economic outlook under Bolsonaro, including the likelihood of an opening of the economy and the passage of the proposed pension reform.

He was the Undersecretary for Regulation and Infrastructure at the Ministry of Finance of Brazil. He was also a Board Member of the Banco do Brasil until October 2015. From October 2013 to February 2015 he served as Secretary for Economic Affairs at the Ministry of Finance.

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