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What Foreign Investors Need to Know About Foreign Direct Investment in Brazil


In recent years, many foreign investors are attracted by the large Brazilian market and the economic growth of the country. Besides that, the fact that Brazil will host the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics has also been an important decision making vector for investors. However, before investing in Brazil, it is important to get acquainted with some legal aspects ... Read More »

Foreign Direct Investment in BRIC Countries: Historical Overview


Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is an important source for the development of strategic sectors of the BRIC countries. In Brazil, since the late 19th century, FDI became more and more important. After the II World War, FDI played a key role during the Brazilian industrialization process. Much of the Brazilian history shows that the country has relied upon foreign capital ... Read More »

Some Questions Before Entering Into BRIC Countries

Brazil, Russia, India and China, the BRIC countries, which the Chinese also calls jinzhuan siguo – four golden brick nations (金砖四国) –, are challenging the received notion of globalization (The trillion dollar club, 2010). BRIC countries are moving fast and growing fast too. And, yes, there are great opportunities in these fastest and large growing markets. BRIC countries occupy a ... Read More »