Obama says U.S. wants to invest in infrastructure in Brazil

The U.S. president, Barack Obama said during his trip to Brazil, during the closure of the CEO Forum at the Brazilian Foreign Ministry — which brought together representatives of some major companies from both the United Stats and Brazil — that United States have an interest in investing in infrastructure in Brazil mainly because of World Cup 2014 and the Olympic Games in 2016.

Read Obama’s remarks to businessmen in Brasília

He noted in his remarks on the choice of Brazil to host the 2016 Games. “Lula had me in this race,” he said. The United States was also running for the right to host the Olympics.

In his brief remarks, Obama also highlighted Brazil’s energy capacity. “Brazil is ahead on the world stage [in the energy field] and that will continue. Let’s see how we partner in this area and in trade, in general,” he said.

via G1 – Obama diz que EUA querem investir em infraestrutura no Brasil – notícias em Obama no Brasil.

Itamar Medeiros

Originally from Brazil, Itamar Medeiros currently lives in Germany, where he works as Lead Product Design Strategist at SAP and promotes User Experience Design as visiting lecturer at Köln International School of Design. Working in the Information Technology industry since 1998, Itamar Medeiros has helped truly global companies in several countries (Argentina, Brazil, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, The Netherlands, Poland, United Arab Emirates, United States) create great user experience through advocating Design and Innovation principles. During his 7 years in China, he championed the User Experience Design discipline as User Experience Manager at Autodesk and Local Coordinator of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA) in Shanghai

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  1. March 23, 2011

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