Brazil: A BRIC’s Economic Growth, and Its Recent FDI History in Florida


This paper describes the current levels of economic growth in the Brazilian economy, one of the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, and China), presenting a historic overview of the country's economic growth in the past years, as well as the evolution of some macroeconomic indicators. Brazil's participation in international organizations forums, such as the IMF and WTO, is included in this paper. The country's inflow and outflow Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) in recent years are also discussed and examples are given to illustrate the current trend of investments in different markets, with an emphasis on the USA and the State of Florida, in particular.

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Journal Article
Carlos Tasso De Aquino
Robert W. Robertson
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i-manager’s Journal on Management (JMGT)
4 (March/May 2015)
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