Sábado 1 de Octubre 2022
In Twitter In
Investments tied to the 2016 Olympics in Rio will have a positive effect on Brazil's economy this year but deficient infrastructure also remains a major challenge. (Photo: Klaus with K)
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Special Reports

Brazil 2013: Positive Business Outlook

Foreign multinationals are generally optimistic about the business outlook for Brazil this year despite several major challenges.


After a weak 2012, Brazil is expected to see a comeback this year. Its economy will likely expand by 4 percent, according to the International Monetary Fund and the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. That compares with an estimated 1.0 percent expansion last year – its lowest growth since the 2009 global crisis.

“Lower interest rates and President Rousseff’s measures to boost the economy should help Brazil come back to a stronger pattern of growth,” says Olivier Puech, Senior Vice President for the Americas at Nokia.

Jaime Ardila, President of South America for General Motors, concurs. “
The Brazilian government has applied a massive dose of  ...

Full story


Latin America: Mixed Business Outlook
Brazil: Positive Business Outlook
Latin America's Macro Economic Outlook
Latin America's Political Outlook


CEO Q&A on Latin America’s Business Outlook & Challenges
CEO Q&A on Brazil’s Outlook and Challenges



Post Your Comments
You can write a comment on this article by clicking here.

There are no comments on this article. If you wish, you can write one.

  Other articles in : Special Reports
Back to Special Reports