Frederico Barbosa

Mining & Metals reporter, Brazil Bureau  in BNamericas

Frederico Barbosa is a São Paulo based correspondent, covering business and mining-metals news in Brazil for BNamericas since June 2011. He has a BA in Social Communication, Journalism, from Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas (FMU).

6112 articles written by Frederico Barbosa:

Much more than twenty cents

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

The political class and national media were clearly taken by surprise by the massive demonstrations that have erupted in Brazil's major cities, as if they could not quite believe that the people ...

Presidential run-off and Brazil's mining outlook

Thursday, October 23, 2014

In Brazil's eminent presidential runoff elections, voters will choose who will lead the world's seventh largest economy in the next four years. Televised debates between center-right...

Chinese rare earth quotas spark criticism but does Latin America have an alternative?

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

China's restrictions on rare earth element (REE) exports - which led the US, Japan and the EU to file a joint case against the Asian country at the World Trade Organization (WTO) this week - have...

Gerdau's divestments hit US$1.19bn

Friday, October 20, 2017

Brazilian steel group Gerdau's assets sales in the last few years brought to in at least US$1.19bn, according to calculations by BNamericas. In 2Q15, Gerdau implemented a broad reorga...

Brazil's top 3 steel producers face mountain of debt

Friday, October 6, 2017

The total gross debt of Brazilian non-financial sector listed companies was 1.19tn reais (US$377bn) at the end of 1H17, with mining and steel firms accounting for 10.2% of that or 121bn, research firm...