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).

7096 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...

New court order cuts 12.8Mt/y of Vale iron ore output

Monday, March 18, 2019

A civil court in Ouro Preto, in Brazil's Minas Gerais state, ordered local mining giant Vale to halt its Timbopeba iron ore mine and related infrastructure including the Doutor tailings ...

Operator Series: With assets sales concluded, Gerdau earmarks US$1.88bn capex

Friday, March 1, 2019

After announcing in November the conclusion of its divestment plan, Brazilian steel producer Gerdau affirmed that the strategy brought to the company's coffers over 7bn reais (US$1....