Overall Score:56.6 World Rank:118
Low on-farm production costs have helped to make Brazil a competitive exporter of soybeans, grains and meats despite challenges, such as bad transportation, high interest rates, currency appreciation, etc. Brazilian exports are likely to grow more slowly in the current environment. The financial sector is diversified and competitive, but the state's role remains significant.
Limits on Government Regulation
An Efficient Capital Market
Low Tax Rates
- The largest country in South America.
- The only Portuguese speaking country in the Americas.
- Brazil is one of the world's leading producers of hydroelectric power.
- The fifth largest country in the world.