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Brazil inflation & growth

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A presentation on the Inflation and Growth of Brazil (march 2011)

A presentation on the Inflation and Growth of Brazil (march 2011)

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  • 1. Brazil
    Inflation & Growth
  • 2. Overview
    Brazil : economic overview
    Growth
    In the world
    Labour growth
    Inflation
    Causes
    Solutions
    Conclusion
    Sources
  • 3. Brazil : economic overview
    BRIC
    Largest economy in Latin America
    7th largest economy in the world (IMF)
    Unemployment rate : 8.5 %
    Main export products
    Metals
    Aircraft & electrical equipments
    Coffee & soybeans
    Textiles & footwear
  • 4. Growth : in the world
    8th largest GDP in world
    GDP : + 7.5% (2010)
    Petrobras (oil & gas) : ranked 8th
    Vale (mining) : ranked 49th
    Still growing
    Many opportunities
  • 5. Growth : labour
    Labour force : 103.6 million
    Ranked 6th in world
    Too few engineers and the like
    Attraction of foreign workers
    Mostly from the US
  • 6. Inflation : causes
    Inflation above 5%
    Causes
    Growth
    Overvalued Brazilian Real
    Capital inflow
  • 7. Inflation : solutions
    Attempts
    Raised rates from 10.75% to 11.25%
    Raised rates from 11.25% to 11.75%
    50 bnreais of spending cuts
    Other solutions (critics)
    70 bnreais of spending cuts
    Overhaul of the public finances
    Big increase in banks’ reserve requirements
  • 8. Conclusion
    Brazil = growth
    Will keep growing in next decade
    Growth has to be controlled
    Anti-inflation measures
    But keep stimulating growth
    Keeping economy healthy
  • 9. Sources
    http://www.laposte-export-solutions.co.uk/uk/markets/country-profiles/brazil/presentation
    https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/br.html
    BBC News - Americans eye opportunities in Brazil's booming economy
    BBC News - Brazil pledges 50bn of spending cuts
    BBC News - Brazil raises intrest rates