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Brazil – Introduction
Federative Republic of Brazil
 Gained Independence from Portugal on 7th Sept, 1822.
 Constitution enacted on 5th October, 1988.  Chief of State and Head of Government is President - Dilma Rousseff (since 1st January 2011).  Largest country in South America & 5th largest in the world in area.  5th largest country in population with 204 million (July, 2011).  Shares boundary of around 17,000 km and Coastline of 7,491 km.  Median age of 29.3 years compared to India’s 26.2 & China’s 35.5.  88% literacy levels compared to India’s 61% and China’s 92%.  Official & most widely spoken language is Portugese.

Key Economic Stats & Figures
GDP in PPP is $2.1 trillion (2010 est.) – 9th highest in the world.

GDP per capita (PPP) is $10,800 – 102nd in the world.

Monetary unit is Real (R$; plural, Reais) which is divided into 100 units called Centavos.

367 6.1% 9.9% 42.1% 38.2 207 2009 1.577 -0.636 5.3 239 Direct Foreign Investment 35 45 26 .Major Economic Trends Particulars (in USD $ bn) GDP (Year end Exchange Rates) Real GDP growth % General Price Index Public Sector Debt (% of GDP) Exports Imports Current A/c Balance ForEx Reserves 2007 1.8% 153 128 -24.4% 198 173 -28.1% 7.1 180 2008 1.8% 161 121 -2.43% 42.2% -1.

Doing Business – 2011 Rankings .

Doing Business .Indicators Particulars Ease of Doing Business Rank 127 Starting a Business Dealing with Construction Permits Registering Property Getting Credit 128 112 122 89 Protecting Investors Paying Taxes Trading Across Borders Enforcing Contracts Closing a Business 74 152 114 98 132 .

6 OECD 5.3 120 7.Completed when final document is received.3 15.0 .8 5. Cost .3 0.7 36. as % of income per capita. no bribes included.Starting a Business Indicators Time . official costs.Funds deposited with bank or notary before registration.PreRegistration. Paid-in minimum capital .As % of Income per capita.3 56. Procedures .6 13. Registration and PostRegistration (in calendar days). Indicators Procedures (number) Time (days) Cost (% of income / capita) Paid-in Minimum Capital ( “”) 15 Brazil Latin America & Caribbean 9.2 4.

. ..2 6. .4 8.9 10. .1 9.9 7.. Cost Capital (% of Time (days) (% of income income per per capita) capita) 152 152 152 152 120 120 10. 128 128 17 17 18 18 16 15 .Starting a Business – Trends Year Rank Procedures (number) Paid-in Min.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 DB2006 DB2007 DB2008 DB2009 DB2010 DB2011 ..

Comparison Good Practice Economies Canada New Zealand Denmark Brazil Bolivia Procedures 1 Time 5 Cost 0.3 100.5 .4 Capital 0 1 4 15 15 1 6 120 50 0.8 0 26 0 2.Starting a Business .4 0 7.

Construction Permits Indicators Procedures to legally build a warehouse (number) Time required to complete each procedure (calendar days) Cost required to complete each procedure (% of income per capita) .

8 19.2 59. .8 .7 50.6 93. 18 18 316 411 62. 113 112 18 18 18 411 411 411 46..6 Good Practice Economies Denmark Qatar Singapore Brazil Chile Procedures 6 19 11 18 18 Time 69 76 25 411 155 Cost 61.7 46.Construction Permits – Trends Year DB2006 Rank ..8 DB2007 DB2008 .4 DB2009 DB2010 DB2011 .. Procedures 18 Time 316 Cost 63.7 0..6 46.

Construction Permits – Comparison .

Employing Workers • In Doing Business 2010. • As a consequence. the Employing Workers indicators were removed as a guidepost to the World Bank Country Policy and Institutional Assessment questionnaire (CPIA) and are not to be used as a basis for policy advice. additional changes were made and the methodology review is ongoing. Year Rank DB2008 .. DB2009 141 DB2010 138 .

Of Procedures – Time (calendar days) – Cost (% of property value) .Registering Property • Measured in terms of – No .

1 Peru 24 4 7 3.2 Brazil 122 14 42 2.6 Chile 45 6 31 1.8 UK 22 2 8 4.3 China 38 4 29 3. Of procedures Time Cost 1 2 2 0 Georgi a 2 1 2 0. R.2 India 94 5 44 7.4 Venez uela.Registering Property – In Details 140 120 100 Axis Title 80 60 40 20 0 Saudi Arabia Ranking No.1 New Zealan d 3 2 2 0. 101 8 47 2.5 singap ore 15 3 5 2.3 Colom bia 55 7 20 2 Hongk ong 56 5 36 4.1 US 12 4 12 0.B.7 .

. . .Registering Property – Past Trends Year Rank .7 2.5 2.. .7 DB2005 DB2006 DB2007 DB2008 DB2009 DB2010 DB2011 122 14 42 2..8 2. .1 2.8 2.. 121 Procedures (number) 14 14 14 14 14 14 Time (days) 47 47 47 45 42 42 Cost (% of property value) 3..7 .

.Getting Credit • Measured in terms of – Strength of legal rights index – Depth of credit information index – Public Credit Registry Coverage – Private Credit Bureau Coverage Note: Private Bureau coverage and public credit registry coverage are measured but do not count for ranking.

5 India 8 4 6 China 6 4 5 Argentin Colombi a a 4 6 5 5 5 5 Chile 4 5 4.5 Brazil 3 5 4 Ranking 1 2 2 6 6 15 32 65 65 65 72 89 .Getting Credit– In Details 12 10 8 6 4 2 0 Malaysia Strength of legal rights Depth of credit information Average 10 6 8 New Zealand 10 5 7.5 UK 9 6 7.5 Singapor e 10 4 7 US 8 6 7 Peru 7 6 6.

.4 62.2 59..7 26.6 16. .5 53..6 43 46.9 17..8 9. .5 DB2005 DB2006 DB2007 DB2008 DB2009 DB2010 DB2011 .Getting Credit– Past Trends Year Rank Strength of Depth of credit Public registry Private bureau legal rights information coverage (% of coverage (% of index (0-10) index (0-6) adults) adults) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 7.2 53.9 42.2 23. .. .1 20. 87 89 .

 The extent of Disclosure. Ease of Shareholder Suits.Investor Protection How is economy measured in investor protection.   The extent of Director Liability. Trends across the Globe 20 .

Investor Protection Protecting Investor Index Comparison Brazil for last 5 years. RANKING 75 70 65 60 55 DB 2006 DB 2007 DB 2008 DB 2009 DB 2010 DB 2011 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 DB 2006 DB 2007 DB 2008 DB 2009 DB 2010 DB 2011 Investor Protection Index Comparison of Brazil with Other economies (Investor Protection) Protecting Investor Global Rank 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 Rank Newzeland Japan Chile India Mexico Brazil China Argentina 1 16 28 44 44 74 93 109 21 .

 Number of Tax payments  Time required to comply with 3 major tax rates  Total Tax rate (% of profit) Trends across the Globe 22 .Paying Taxes How is economy measured in Paying Taxes.

1 69 68.2 DB 2010 69.2 69.Paying Taxes – In Detail Paying tax comparison of Brazil last 5 years Payments payments (numbers) 11.3 Tax Rate (%) Rank 69.2 DB 2009 69.2 DB 2007 69.5 10 9.5 Time( hours) 11 10.2 DB 2008 69.9 DB 2006 69.2 DB 2011 69 155 150 145 140 135 130 Ranking DB 2006 DB 2007 139 DB 2008 139 DB 2009 146 DB 2010 150 DB 2011 152 Total Tax Rate Ranking 23 .5 DB 2006 11 DB 2007 11 DB 2008 10 DB 2009 10 DB 2010 10 DB 2011 10 3000 2000 1000 0 DB 2006 2600 DB 2007 2600 DB 2008 2600 DB 2009 2600 DB 2010 2600 DB 2011 2600 Time Payments Time Total Tax Rate 69.

Globle Rank 180 160 140 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 Rank Maldives 1 Chile 46 Mexico 107 Japan 112 China 114 Argentina 142 Brazil 152 India 164 24 .Paying Taxes – In Detail Comparison of Brazil with other economies (Paying Taxes) Paying Taxes .

Trading Across Borders How is economy measured in Trading across borders  Documents required to export and import (Numbers)  Time required to export and import  Cost required to export and import Trends across the Globe 25 .

Trading Across Borders Trading across border comparison for last 5 years Time to export (days) 20 15 10 5 0 DB 2007 DB 2008 DB 2009 DB 2010 DB 2011 30 25 20 15 10 5 0 DB 2007 DB 2008 DB 2009 DB 2010 DB 2011 Time to import (days 26 .

Comparison of Brazil with other economies (Trading across borders) Trading across borders .Trading across borders Cont..Global Rank 140 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 Rank Singapore 1 japan 24 China 50 Mexico 58 Chile 68 India 100 Brazil 114 Argentina 115 27 .

 Number of procedure(s).Enforcing Contract How is economy measured for “Enforcing Contract”?  Time. . China Brazil India Timor – Leste 28 Rank 1 2 98 182 183 • Lower income economies often work on reducing backlogs by introducing periodic reviews to clear inactive cases from the docket and by making procedures faster.  Cost. What are the TREND ? • Higher-income economies tend to look for ways to enhance efficiency by introducing new technology. Country Luxembourg Hong Kong SAR.

Enforcing Contract – In detail 29 .

30 .Past Trend Note: Doing Business 2010 rankings have been recalculated to reflect changes to the methodology.Enforcing Contract .

3 16.  Cost. Where is closing a business easy — and where not? Country Japan Recovery Rate 92.7 Singapore India Brazil 91.3 12 31 .Closing a Business How is economy measured for “Closing Business”?  Time.

Closing a Business – In detail 32 .

Enforcing Contract . 33 .Past Trend Note: Doing Business 2010 rankings have been recalculated to reflect changes to the methodology.

the President of the Federative Republic of Brazil. Human Rights. Mr. • • • • • • Global Governance. Manmohan Singh. Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. on 15 April 2010. Trade (reach $10 billion). Gender. and the President of the Republic of South Africa. H. Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma (hereinafter referred to as “the Leaders”) met in Brasília. Sustainable Development.Relation with India 4th Summit of the India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Dialogue Forum: The Prime Minister of the Republic of India. 34 . Mr. Brazil. Internet Governance.E. Dr.

org/data/exploreeconomi es/brazil 35 .References Ease of Doing Business in Brazil: http://www.doingbusiness.

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