BRAZIL AT-A-GLANCE

  • GDP (Dec 2013) $2.246 trillion (ranked 7th in the world), GDP Per Capita: $5,800
  • Market Value of Publicly Traded Shares: $1.23 trillion (rank: 8)
  • Inflation (May 2015): 8.5%
  • Unemployment Rate (Apr 2015): 6.4%
  • Labor Force (2013): 107.3 million (rank: 6)
  • Population (Dec 2014): 203 million, Pop. Growth Rate: 0.8% (rank: 137)
  • Life Expectancy at Birth (2014): 73.3 years (rank: 126)
  • Area: 8,514,877 sq km, slightly smaller than the US

Sources include: imf.org, worldbank.org, cia.gov, ifitweremyhome.com, tradingeconomics.com

 
Country size comparison: Brazil v. USA

Country size comparison: Brazil v. USA


BRAZIL VIDEO SUMMARIES

Economic Challenges

Watch John Lunt from Rio de Janeiro discuss the current political and economic challenges in Brazil. (2:15)

Money Managers

Watch John Lunt from Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro summarize his meetings with Brazilian money managers. See what challenges money managers are currently facing in Brazil. (2:31) 

Read the Money Managers blog post→


BRAZIL KEY INDICATORS


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