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).

6853 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...

Reforms expected to bring foreign investment to Brazil's mining and steel sectors

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Should the new government of president-elect Jair Bolsonaro (pictured) be able to evolve in the much needed local structural reforms, the scenario for Brazil will improve a lot and foreigners will ret...

Vale widens lead over top rivals with record iron ore output

Monday, October 22, 2018

During 3Q18, Brazil's Vale, the world's largest iron ore miner, broke the emblematic 100Mt production mark in a single quarter and achieved a production rate of 400Mt/y. Aver...