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Brazil's Rousseff Taps Business Leader for Trade Post

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff named business leader Armando Monteiro on Monday to head the industry and trade ministry in a new sign of more market-friendly policies as she tries to restore investor confidence and reignite economic growth. Monteiro, an industrialist and senator from the northern state of Pernambuco, led Brazil's most powerful business lobby, the National Industry Confederation, from 2002 to 2010. The choice is also aimed at securing the support of...

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