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).

6742 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...

Workers union at Minera Escondida approves deal

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Press Release by Workers Union at Minera Escondida August 13, 2018 Dear partners: We communicate that the last proposal of the company dated August 13, 2018, has been approved - by secret bal...

Top Brazilian steel producers see mixed debt pile figures in Q2

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The total gross debt of listed companies in Brazil's non-financial sector was 1.27tn reais (US$308bn) as of June 30, with mining and steel firms accounting for 9.74% of that, or around 124bn reais...