Brazil inflation & growth

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

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Brazil inflation & growth

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

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