Category Archives: Brazil Economy

Low growth forecast

Economists now predicts that the growth in Brazil will be lower than 1% in the year of 2012. The prediction follows a disappointing growth of 0,6% from the previous trimester and 0,9% from the previous year. The predictions were that … Continue reading

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BMW to build plant in Brazil

Brazil has long protected its auto industry with high import taxes for foreign made cars. BMW has now, according to CNBC, decided to build a plant in Brazil. More specifically it has decided to invest US$ 500 million in the … Continue reading

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Brazil a bad investment?

Today the Brazilian ministry reduced the growth estimate from 3% to 2% for 2012. CNBC also reports that John-Paul Smith argue that investment in the BRIC countries (Brazil, China, India, China) is unwise at the moment. In the case of … Continue reading

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Growth estimate reduced

The Brazilian banks have reduced the growth estimate for 2012 in Brazil to 1,9%. This is a sharp decline in comparison to the 2,5% they expected as late as in June. It reflects both reduced estimate of internal and external … Continue reading

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Weak growth first quarter

In the first quarter of 2012 the Brazilian economy grew of a weak 0,2%. The growth has rapidly deteriorated the last year and it has only grown for 0,8% the last year. As the glogal economy also has shown deteriorated … Continue reading

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Brazilian Economy

Overview of the facts of Brazilian economy from Wikipedia. The economy of Brazil is the world’s seventh largest by nominal GDP and eighth largest by purchasing power parity. Brazil has moderately free markets and an inward-oriented economy. Its economy is … Continue reading

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Decline of informal part

The research institution FGV informs that the informal part of the economy declined half a point from 17,7 to 17,2 from 2010 until 2011. The study indicate that the decline have been steady since 2003 when the informal part of … Continue reading

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