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How to keep your valuables safe at Rio2016

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, August 5, 2016

If you’re already in Brazil for the Olympics, or planning to go for the Paralympics, here are 11 tips to help you keep your valuables safe. It’s probably true to… Read more…

Panama back on French list of tax havens

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, April 7, 2016

Panama’s reappearance on the list of jurisdictions accused by France of tax opacity, would mean the application of a withholding tax on transactions between the two countries. Only one day… Read more…

World Cup fever drains real stocks dry

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, June 9, 2014

Football fans need to find new sources of Brazilian reals or take dollars The demand for the Brazilian real from football supporters travelling from the UK out to Brazil has… Read more…

The End of the Surfers’ Dream – the Start of a Car Collector’s

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, December 24, 2013

“Ageing hippies and surfers from California to Cornwall will bemoan the passing of an iconic vehicle that appealed to people who were not really meant to care about cars,” writes… Read more…

Brazil: Interest Rate Rises in Attempt to Control Inflation

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, September 2, 2013

In an attempt to control inflation, Brazil’s central bank monetary policy committee, Copom, have raised interest rates by half a percentage point to 9 percent. The fall in the value… Read more…

Economic Fortunes Affect Personal Safety in Greece

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, May 16, 2013

Greece and Lithuania were the only European Union countries in 2012 in which less than half of adults (47% and 45%, respectively) said they feel safe walking alone at night,… Read more…

Argentina and Uruguay Double Taxation Treaty Enters into Force

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, April 8, 2013

Despite a spat between the leaders of Argentina and Uruguay over the weekend, a new double-taxation treaty is now in force. The two countries originally signed the agreement on 23… Read more…

Argentinians to Pay Increase in Tax in Overseas Purchases

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Head of the Federal Public Income Agency (AFIP), Ricardo Echegaray, announced on Monday, 18 March in the official gazette, that Argentina’s tax authority plans to increase a surcharge levied on… Read more…

Diversification Only Way to Overcome Measly UK Interest Rates

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, March 6, 2013

In a review of all the saving rates offered by the UK’s high street banks, Charlotte Beugge writing for the Telegraph concludes that the Co-operative Bank International is offering the… Read more…

The Challenges (and Rewards) of Setting Up An Export-Based Business

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, January 21, 2013

In a recent study by Regus (the global workspace provider) it was found that exporting firms are more profitable than their domestically focused equivalents and that they have a different… Read more…

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