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Brazil:Trade and Investment

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  • Trade and Investment: BrazilHC 1949-i | Published 26 April 2012

    Evidence given by Dr Andrew Jones, Managing Director of Planning, Design and Development, Aecom Europe; Richard Lapper, Financial Times; Roy McGowan, Director, Steer Davies Gleave; Martin Raven, former UKTI Director in São Paulo, currently Vice Chairman of the TheCityUK Brazil Group and voluntary Council member of the Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain

  • Trade and Investment: Brazil - written evidenceHC 82 | Published 23 May 2012
  • Trade and Investment: Brazil - uncorrected evidence - 22 May 2012HC 82-i | Published 28 May 2012

    Evidence given by Peter Bishop, London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Jon Coleman, British Exporters Association, Clive Davenport, Federation of Small Businesses, and Jaime Gornsztejn, Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES), Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain

  • Trade and Investment: Brazil - uncorrected evidence - 3 July 2012HC 82-ii | Published 06 July 2012

    Evidence given by Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint, Minister of State for Trade and Investment, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, and Nick Baird, Chief Executive Officer, UK Trade & Investment

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