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OECD Economic Survey of Brazil

The OECD has just published the latest Economic Survey of Brazil. According to the study Brazil has moved up the ranks of the world’s largest economies while making economic growth ever more inclusive. Renewed economic dynamism will allow it to continue converging with more advanced economies and ensuring that disadvantaged groups share in the benefits …
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Brazilian Exports

The World Bank has just published the report titled, “Brazilian Exports: Climbing down a competitiveness cliff.” The study examines in detail Brazil’s export performance over the past 15 years, focusing not only on growth and composition, but also on different performance dimensions, including diversification, sophistication, and firm dynamics. The analysis uses international comparisons to better …
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Destino Brasil

A destination with continually expanding business opportunities – despite the global crisis – Brazil, the undisputed economic power of Latin America, continues to attract more and more foreign companies and executives to its shores. Yet the Brazilian market is still a rough diamond and it’s not always easy to resettle there. There are a number …
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Future Outlook of World Trade

U.K. bank HSBC has published a new study on the long-term outlook of world trade. The study confirms the growing role of emerging economies in world trade. The countries whose share of global trade is expected to grow the most are Egypt, India, Vietnam, Indonesia, China and Brazil. Click here to read the report in …
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OECD Economic Survey of Brazil

The OECD has just published the Economic Survey of Brazil 2011. According to the survey, reforms are essential for Brazil to build on recent success. Although the Brazilian economy has made a rapid recovery from the global economic crisis, further reforms are still necessary to boost long-term growth, spur investment and further reduce poverty. The …
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Grounding Green Power: Bottom-Up Perspectives on Smart Renewable Energy Policy in Developing Countries

This new working paper from the World Resources Institute (WRI) in cooperation with the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) and the Heinrich Böll Foundation, outlines the key components of smart renewable energy policy in developing countries. The paper proposes priorities for international donors looking to make the most efficient investments in clean …
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Capturing growth markets

A lot of manufacturing companies are building plants, working with local partners and governments, conducting research and, most importantly, generating significant sales in key emerging markets. In this paper, PricewaterhouseCoopers take a look at why they’ve been successful, and what they think is likely to happen next in the post-downturn economy. To download the complete …
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The Internet’s New Billion: Digital Consumers in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and Indonesia

The BRICI countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China, and Indonesia – constitute many of the world’s most populous nations; it may come as little surprise, therefore, that their digital-consumer ranks are set to swell so quickly. However, the truly remarkable development is how quickly online activity is shifting into the mainstream of these societies.  There …
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Brazil & Chile National Human Development Reports

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has just published two new national human development reports. The first of them, “Brasil Ponto a Ponto: Consulta Pública”, presents the results of public discussions about what changes are needed in Brazil to improve the lives of the country’s people. The second report, “Desarrollo Humano en Chile”, assesses the current …
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