U.S. and Brazil: How Two Regional Giants Are Split on Trade and Politics
Feb 26, 2018 | 12:56 GMT
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- Relations between Brazil and the United States will remain difficult over the next year, particularly as a result of trade disputes.
- Trade disagreements between the two countries will center on a potential U.S. tariff on Brazilian steel, as well as possible retaliation on U.S. coal exports to Brazil.
- Washington and Brasilia will continue to clash over the best way to tackle the crisis in Venezuela, as Brazil does not support the imposition of new sanctions.