Charting Brazil – Charting Economy

Pages

61 pages

Published

October 2021

Update frequency

On a quarterly basis

Format

PDF, Horizontal, Screen friendly

Key Questions


Begin With Questions, Not Information

As part of Brazil’s economic profile, the economic structure section gives readers useful views to understand what matters for Brazil’s economy.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the size of Brazil’s economy?
  • What is the size of Brazil’s population?
  • What is the demographic structure of Brazil? Is it favorable for economic growth?
  • How has the structure of GDP changed over the years?
  • How much does Brazil’s economy rely on external trade?
  • Where are the key economic regions in Brazil?
  • Economic Freedom Index: How free is Brazil’s economy?

As part of Brazil’s economic profile, this section explores Brazil’s competitiveness at the global level. It also covers Brazil’s attractiveness to foreign direct investment.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • How competitive is Brazil?
  • How are Brazil’s competitive factors compared to those of other countries?
  • How is the minimum wage in Brazil compared to others in the region?
  • How has labor productivity in Brazil changed over the years, and in relation to comparable countries?
  • Is it easy to do business in Brazil?
  • How good is Brazil in attracting Foreign Direct Investment?

As part of the country’s economic profile, this section explores Brazil’s average income and its distribution, poverty as well as other development indicators.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the level of income for an average person in Brazil?
  • What is the poverty rate in Brazil, and how does it compare to others?
  • How has the unemployment rate in Brazil changed over recent years?
  • How is income distributed in Brazil, and how does it compare to others?
  • What is the current level of human development in Brazil?
  • How has the quality of life changed over the years?
  • How many SDG has Brazil achieved to date?

As part of Brazil’s economic outlook, this section explores Brazil’s recent economic growth, its key drivers as well as the growth outlook for the coming years.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What has been the growth rate of Brazil’s economy over the past ten years, and how does it compare with others?
  • What were the key growth drivers for Brazil’s economy in the last year?
  • How much does each sector contribute to the overall growth?
  • What is the GDP growth rate in the latest quarter?
  • What are the latest signals from the leading indicators?
  • What is the growth outlook for Brazil’s economy, and how does it compare with others?

As part of Brazil’s economic outlook, this section explores Brazil’s macro-economic risks, including inflation, financial sector, budget deficit, the balance of payment, and exchange rate.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What have been the government measures against the Covid-19 crisis?
  • What is the risk of inflation over the next 12 months?
  • What is the latest move on Brazil’s monetary policy?
  • What is the health of Brazil’s banking sector?
  • What has been the trend in Brazil’s fiscal budget deficit?
  • Balance of Payment: Where are the key risks?
  • Does Brazil have enough international reserves to service its debt and for import?
  • What is the FX risk? How has the currency performed compared to others?

From the latest IMF’s World Economic Outlook Report.

  • GDP growth
  • Inflation
  • Population
  • Unemployment rate
  • Government budget and debt
  • Current account

Detailed rankings and scores for Brazil and comparable economies.

  • Starting a business
  • Dealing with construction permits
  • Getting electricity
  • Registering property
  • Getting credit
  • Protecting Minority Investors
  • Paying taxes
  • Trading across borders
  • Enforcing contracts
  • Resolving Insolvency

 

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