Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs
June 14, 2012


Topic: Brazil's Economic Outlook and Opportunities for U.S. Businesses

Host: Ambassador Thomas Shannon

Date, time, time zone for call: Thursday, June 14, 2012; 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT / 14:00-15:00 Brasilia

Brief description of call: Ambassador Thomas Shannon will share his views on how current economic, social, and political conditions in Brazil have set the stage for an expansion of U.S.-Brazil trade and investment. The country's emerging consumer class, infrastructure needs, energy reserves, and tech-savvy population present significant trade and investment opportunities for U.S. companies. Please join Ambassador Shannon to discuss these opportunities and Brazil's promising economic outlook.

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