Brazilian products are on average 34.2% more expensive than a similar product made somewhere else. What are the reasons? The Brazil cost, followed by the appreciation of the Brazilian Real, explain the economic stagnation the country is facing. Those are the findings of a recent study prepared by the Federation of Industries of the StateContinue reading “How expensive are products made in Brazil?”
Or should we say: Rio takes off? The city of Rio de Janeiro’s investment promotion agency – Rio Negocios – will hold events to attract global investments to the region during the London 2012 Olympics. The agenda in London includes a series of sector-based panels and networking events followed by a roadshow in some European cities. IContinue reading “Rio set to attract international investors during London Olympics”
Allianz Group, one of the leading global services providers in insurance and asset management, announced a new fund to be invested in its majority towards Brazil, and nearly one third of the fund may be invested in other Latin American and international companies, provided they generate a significant proportion of their sales and earnings in Brazil. TheContinue reading “Another fund to invest in Brazil. This time it is Allianz’s”
Rio de Janeiro ranked 28th among the most expensive cities for foreigners in 2010. In 2009, Rio was ranked 132th in the same study. Quite a change. The study was conducted by ECA INTERNATIONAL, a British consulting company. All other cities in the Americas were considered cheaper than Rio. That includes New York City. Furthermore, Rio’s position could haveContinue reading “Rio is the most expensive city in the Americas”
British companies perspective on doing business in Brazil. Good summary of pros and challanges. Cracking Brazil | Magazine Features | Building.