Avery Dennison invests R$150m in Brazil

Avery Dennison, one of the world’s largest suppliers of self-adhesives labels and tags with radio-frequency identification (RFID), is investing about $150 million to expand production capacity in Brazil. The low idle capacity and the speed of growth of those markets justify the investment, said Ronaldo Mello, vice-president and general manager in Latin America. Globally, the […]

Two airlines to debut in Brazil’s busiest airport

Two airlines will debut in Congonhas, São Paulo city, the country’s busiest airport, in the coming weeks. Total Linhas Aéreas and Itapemirim group’s Ita received the right to operate at the airport during the next flight season, which runs until March 2022, from the National Agency of Civil Aviation (ANAC). They will occupy slots (times […]

Self-employed, domestic workers drive underemployment in Brazil

The higher number of underemployed workers in the pandemic, which reached a record level of 7.5 million in the second quarter of 2021, was driven mainly by those who are self-employed and informal domestic workers. The two groups accounted for 70% of the growth of 1.93 million people in this condition between April and June […]