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An old gas station in the United States, where gasoline prices are low

Gasoline Prices in the Americas in 2021

A new report on gasoline prices in the Americas has highlighted drops in gas prices in Colombia and Ecuador in the first half of 2021, while Bolivia, Chile, and Venezuela saw little or no change.  Although the rest of the region saw gasoline prices rise, it was only in Argentina, El Salvador, and Panama that …

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Sao Paulo is the largest city and epicenter for startups in Brazil

Startups in Brazil Make Up 7 of LatAm’s 10 Most Valuable

Startups in Brazil make up seven of the 10 most valuable in Latin America, according to a new report, which also highlights the recent rise of cryptocurrency fintechs in the region’s startup ecosystem. According to a survey undertaken by Brazilian media outlet The News, around Latin America, a total of 1,005 startups were identified that …

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Brazil Cryptocurrency EXCH Raises $200Mn from SoftBank

Mercado Bitcoin, the largest Brazil cryptocurrency exchange, has announced receiving an extra $200 million in investment from SoftBank, in what marks the latest development in the growth of digital currencies in Latin America. The investment values Mercado Bitcoin‘s parent company, 2TM Group, at $2.1 billion and represents SoftBank’s largest injection of capital into a Latin …

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Freight containers on a ship, representing Brazilian agriculture exports rising in May 2021

Brazilian Agriculture Exports Rise 33.7%, Soy Hits Record

Brazilian agriculture exports reached $13.94 billion in May (all figures in USD), representing a 33.7% increase on the same month last year and the biggest boost on record since 1997. Much of that rise was driven by an uptick in commodity prices, with the Brazilian Agriculture Ministry reporting that the price index had risen 24.6%, …

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