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).

6858 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...

Top Brazilian steel producers striving to cut debt

Friday, November 9, 2018

Brazil's top three steelmakers – Gerdau, Usiminas and CSN – have been taking steps to control their heavy debt loads. Their total gross debt stood at 55.2bn re...

Operator Series: Asset sales, higher margins to boost CSN's cash position

Friday, October 5, 2018

Brazilian steelmaker and iron ore producer CSN has been plagued in the last few years by fears that the company would not be able to honor its debts. Despite ongoing efforts to get a hand...