Articles by: Jan R.E. Jarne

Jan R.E. Jarne

Jan R.E. Jarne
Jan R. E. Jarne is a partner of CDI Global based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. His nationality is Finnish; his language skills include English, Portuguese, Finnish and Spanish. He holds a B.S. degree in industrial engineering from the University of Massachusetts (USA) and an M.B.A. degree from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona, USA.

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Brazil: A Leader in Economic RecoveryJul 2009

And while the global economic crisis did create problems similar to those in other countries --a credit crunch, significant job losses, an increase in default rates and bank spread -- the Brazilian government took immediate measures to aid the pro... Read more >

Brazil: Land of OpportunityOct 2009

Brazil's future looks very promising in both the near and the long term. Much has been written about Brazil as one of the least affected nations in the global crisis, and it is the only country to have received an upgrade from rating agencies. Fur... Read more >

Braskem: A New Major Global Player in Petrochemicals Jan 2010

Braskem of Brazil announced in February the acquisition of the petrochemical operations of Sunoco USA, ranking Braskem as the eighth largest petrochemical company in the world just a shade behind Ineos of the United Kingdom (See table below). Th... Read more >