Four out of ten Brazilians are defaulters

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Almost four in ten adult Brazilians were defaulters last month, which corresponds to 61.94 million people with pending debts in the credit bureaus, according to a survey conducted by the National Confederation of Store Managers (CNDL) and the Credit Protection Service (SPC Brazil). The number of defaulters included in the … Read more

Consumption in Brazilian homes grows 2.59% in the quarter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Consumption in Brazilian homes increased 2.59% in the first quarter of the year, according to the National Consumption Index of Brazilian Homes of the Brazilian Supermarket Association (Abras), released on May 12 by the entity. The highest consumption variation in the quarter was registered in March, with a high of … Read more

Portuguese is the fourth most spoken language in the world

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – According to the Camões Institute, today (5), World Portuguese Language Day, 260 million people (3.7% of the world’s population) speak the language, which is the most widely used after Mandarin, English and Spanish. Portuguese is the official language of nine member countries of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) … Read more