Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff faces a perfect storm of problems (photo: dpa)

Brazil’s Petrobras problems could open new opportunities for foreign investment

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff, re-elected by a slim majority for a second term in October 2014 faces calls for her impeachment and public demonstrations as she experiences a perfect storm of problems. Major falls in the price of oil and commodities, the worst drought for 80 years, government economic policies and corruption in Brazil’s energy giant Petrobras, have all contributed to a big drop in popularity. But there could be new opportunities for foreign investors.

THREE months after starting her second term, Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff has approval ratings of only 13 per cent.

At least one million people protested against her on Brazil’...

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 Carlos Eduardo Lins da Silva
The government may be forced to open opportunities to foreigners in other areas besides the oil sector up because of the problems the big national construction firms are facing
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