It doesn’t matter if you are doing business in China, India, The UK or Brazil; learning English is still an essential tool to obtain success in the competitive global business market.
Let’s trade in English should be on the list of essential books for professionals of International Trade and business and it’s highly recommended for those who are learning English as a second language.
In this interview, the Brazilian author Vera Spínola talks about how her expertise asPHD in Business Administration and experience in Economics has helped students and professionals to improve their English skills dealing with the world’s market and international relations. Read more.
Mark Hillary is a British journalist, blogger and advisor on globalisation living in Brazil since 2010. His book Reality Check: life in Brazil through the eyes of a foreigner is an impressive analysis of modern life in the country.
Published in 2013, Reality Check has also been spotted in the “Amazon Top 20 for books about Brazil” and it’s definitely a helpful and frank resource for foreigners who want to know the pros and cons of living in such a diversity place.
I particularly think this is a book to be in the reading list of any Brazilian citizen because sometimes it’s very important to have a second opinion about the way we see our nation. Read more.
Birmingham based artist Alexander Edwards attended Bournville College of Art & Design and University of Wolverhampton before embarking on a career in Environmental Graphic Design.As an illustrator Alexander was working under the name Andertype for two years before taking a new direction with Brumhaus in November 2014. More info at Brumhaus. Read more.
Nicholas’ wine business, Go Brazil Wines, was established in 2010 and is still the only company in the UK to import and distribute exclusively Brazilian wines.Despite the many challenges that have been faced, he is determined that one day Brazilian wine will become as widely recognised and accepted as those from neighbouring Chile and Argentina.
According to Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC), there were a growth of 83,7% in the value of Brazilian wine exported in 2014. It’s a respectful market that has The United Kingdom as the main destination to these products.Read more.
According to the latest International Coffee Organization – ICO report, 149.3 million is the estimated number of 60 kg bags of coffee consumed globally in 2014. There was a considerable increase of 2.3% average annual growth rate in global coffee consumption since 2011.
With those figures, we can’t deny that coffee it’s a worldwide commodity. Luckily, Brazil is the biggest producing country in the world. But not anyone else has the privilege of getting Brazilian coffee delivered at your door step. Read more.
Latin America is a complex market with vast natural resources and many challenges to overcome.
In this interview, the Business Consultant and Economist, Gabriela Castro-Fontoura, evaluates the pros and cons of those nations, and also presents her book, Doing Business in Latin America, a guide to inspire exporters in international trade. Read more.
E-commerce is a much competitive field that requires businesses to standout and make a difference in the market.Kong is a perfect platform that provides everything you need to know, step by step, to set up a professional online store.
Kong is definitely helping businesses to go global and this powerful tool has currently over 4,000 online shops signed up since its launch in August 2015.We talked to Neil Crookes, the technical director at Kong, to know more about this innovative platform. Read more.
Interview: Xapiri – supporting Amazonian indigenous culture in the UK
It is believed that the Brazilian Indigenous population was over 2 million when the country was discovered in the 1500s. Nowadays, the remaining people consists of 215 tribes and speak 170 different languages. Where are they going? Again, the answer does not depend on them.
On the other hand, many people care about them and do extraordinary things to preserve the history and art of the remaining Brazilian indigenous. Read more.
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