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).

7032 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...

Vale dam collapse to have immediate impact on iron ore supply, prices and quality

Monday, February 11, 2019

The tailings dam tragedy at Brazilian miner Vale's Feijão iron ore operation in Brumadinho (pictured), Minas Gerais state, on January 25, is expected to have an immediate impact on iron ore...

Change in command at Vale' 'unlikely in the short term'

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

A change in command in Brazilian iron ore mining giant Vale is unlikely in the short term despite the tailings dam tragedy in Brumadinho (pictured) in Minas Gerais state, which lef...