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Industry Trend Analysis - Increased Biofuels Use Is No Panacea - AUG 2014

We continue to expect that measures to reduce fuel subsidies in Brazil are unlikely ahead of the country's October election. While plans to blend an increased amount of biofuels into the country's refined fuel products could mitigate some pressure on state-owned Petrobras' margins, we do not believe that this will be sufficient to revive the downstream segment.

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Risk Summary - Brazil - AUG 2014

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is shoring up her electoral alliances in advance of the official start of campaigning for the October presidential election. After receiving the nomination from...

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Data Release - Brazil - AUG 2014

Most recent inflation data for Brazil supports our view that the worst of the Q114 supply shock has passed, meaning that headline price growth will begin to head lower in the next several months. I...

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Risk Summary - Brazil - AUG 2014

Brazil's Short-Term Political Risk Rating held steady at 69.6 this month, and we expect it will remain relatively stable in the coming months. Protests related to the FIFA World Cup have remained...

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