Business enterprises - Brazil, investments, financial risk, risks and rewards in business


"With the abandonment of import-substitution policies and state-led development, Brazil has undergone major transformations and today is seen as one of the 21st Century’s major markets. Moreover, its economy is expected to weather the current economic crisis better than the economies of most nations. The outlook for Brazil as an investment opportunity is mixed as the country faces serious problems including HIV/AIDS, racial inequality, access to quality education, disparate distribution of wealth, high unemployment, and crime. Investors must weigh salient issues such as human rights, ethics, culture, access to knowledge workers, foreign trade restrictions, financial markets, and the political economy when analyzing Brazil as a potential investment opportunity. "

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