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BRIC COUNTRIESTom Dewaele   2FV04
Contents1.   BRIC, WTH???2.   Predictions for 20503.   What are “emerging markets”?4.   The BRIC ‘n MITSK5.   The Brazilia...
BRIC, WTH???• Acronym• Jim O’Neil (2001)• The Big Four• Fastest growing &  largest emerging• 3 billion people• 25% of glob...
Predictions for 2050
What are “emerging markets”?• Concept: 30 years ago• Replacement for  pejorative “Third World”-tag• Rapid growth and indus...
The BRIC ‘n MITSK• January 2012 => Jim O’Neill• Adds 4 new countries• Mexico, Indonesia, Turkey,  South-Korea• Account in ...
The Brazilian giant woke up• Economic growth figures (2011)  – Not as strong as hoped  + 6th biggest economy in the world!...
Estimates 2012
The Brazilian giant woke up• Brazil USED to be =>  Pais do Futuro• Due to:   – Economic crisis   – Political crisis• Futur...
Brazil’s past 10 years• Agriculture superpower• Massive oil reserves• Paid debts to IMF• Rise of new middle class  => Purc...
Conclusion: U.S. Economy up    against a BRIC Wall??• Economic center of gravity of the world  => is shifting• Towards BRI...
Thank you for listening and             watching,BRIC COUNTRIESTom Dewaele   2FV04
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The BRICs are taking control

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This presentation makes you familiar with a few common-used notions such as: BRIC, MITSK, emerging markets, ...
It also contains a look at the predictions for 2050, and a focus on the Brazilian economy as well as a short topic about the "BRIC"-wall the U.S. economy is facing.

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The BRICs are taking control

  1. 1. BRIC COUNTRIESTom Dewaele 2FV04
  2. 2. Contents1. BRIC, WTH???2. Predictions for 20503. What are “emerging markets”?4. The BRIC ‘n MITSK5. The Brazilian giant woke up6. U.S. Economy up against a BRIC wall7. Conclusion
  3. 3. BRIC, WTH???• Acronym• Jim O’Neil (2001)• The Big Four• Fastest growing & largest emerging• 3 billion people• 25% of global GDP• Future?
  4. 4. Predictions for 2050
  5. 5. What are “emerging markets”?• Concept: 30 years ago• Replacement for pejorative “Third World”-tag• Rapid growth and industrialization• Jim O’Neill: “term is no longe helpful” (2012)• 1% of Global GDP• Potential to rise
  6. 6. The BRIC ‘n MITSK• January 2012 => Jim O’Neill• Adds 4 new countries• Mexico, Indonesia, Turkey, South-Korea• Account in global GDPMexico Indonesia Turkey South- Korea1.6 % 1.1 % 1.2 % 1.6 %
  7. 7. The Brazilian giant woke up• Economic growth figures (2011) – Not as strong as hoped + 6th biggest economy in the world!! + Highest currency appreciation• 2.7% (<=>7.5% in 2010)• Estimates for 2012
  8. 8. Estimates 2012
  9. 9. The Brazilian giant woke up• Brazil USED to be => Pais do Futuro• Due to: – Economic crisis – Political crisis• Future never seemed to come• However... the last ten years:
  10. 10. Brazil’s past 10 years• Agriculture superpower• Massive oil reserves• Paid debts to IMF• Rise of new middle class => Purchasing Power• Lifted thousand out of poverty• Wave of construction – 2011: 22 new shopping centers• Host for: – World Cup 2014 – Olympics 2016
  11. 11. Conclusion: U.S. Economy up against a BRIC Wall??• Economic center of gravity of the world => is shifting• Towards BRIC – Countries• Double reason: – Rise of emerging markets – Decline in U.S and Eurozone economy V.S.
  12. 12. Thank you for listening and watching,BRIC COUNTRIESTom Dewaele 2FV04

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