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Economy

Brasilia,  (Prensa Latina) The number of poor people in Brazil has grown from 2016 to 2017 and now it reaches 54.8 million Brazilians, out of the country''s 207 million inhabitants, according to official data published in Brasilia on Wednesday.


Caracas, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela''s Oil Minister, Manuel Quevedo, on Wednesday stated that the country will defend prices and the stability of crude oil in the world market.


Georgetown, Dic 5 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Sugar Association (SAC) reported that its members met approximately 80 percent of Caricom''s raw sugar needs during 2017/18 harvest.


Rome, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) The Council of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization FAO), will hold its 160th session starting this Monday.


Caracas, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) Over 500 Venezuelan exporters will take part in coming Shanghai World Trade Fair to be held in that Chinese city from November 5-10, informed the Ministry of Economy and Finance.