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Paulo Vicente LCDR/USN BRAZIL An Economic Success Story?

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1 Paulo Vicente LCDR/USN BRAZIL An Economic Success Story?

2 Presentation Overview Background –Country Profile –Political System Economy –Macroeconomic Indicators –Import Substitution –Export Oriented –Performance Challenges Economic Outlook

3 Background: Country Profile Map Source: Former Portuguese Colony Independence Sep Million W-53% M-38% B-6% Roman Catholic ½ Latin America Landmass ½ S. America Population 81% Live in Urban Areas 5 th Largest Country 9 th Largest Economy

4 3 Branches of Government 5 Administrative Regions 26 States + 1 Federal District 81 Federal Senate 513 Chamber of Deputies Military Regime Voting Mandatory 15 Parties Represented Dual Transition (Political & Economic) Map Source: Background: Political System

5 Economy: Macroeconomic Indicators Diversified Economy –Industry & Manufacturing (37% GDP) –Agriculture (9% GDP) –Services (53% GDP) Energy –Hydropower Power –Nuclear Power –Ethanol –Foreign Oil

6 Economy: Import Substitution Import Substitution Industrialization Export-Oriented Industrialization Neoliberalism Brazil’s Economic Transition Mercantile Economy Source: $8B $46B ISI Protectionism Productivity Consequences EOI Trade Investment

7 Economy: Performance (GDP) Recession 87-94: Hyperinflation Cruzado Plan Bresser Plan Summer PlanCollor Plan II Collor Plan Real Plan Shock Therapy 400%2600%1700%<50% Mexican Peso CrisisAsian Crisis Russian Crisis Inflation Political Reforms Argentine Crisis

8 Challenges 22% Poverty Afro-Brazilians Poorest Literacy Rate 89% 1% Control 45% Farmland 1% gets 50% GDP Rising Crime Rates Public Security

9 Concentration of Industries Half of Brazil’s Economy Poorer Region

10 Economic Outlook Opportunities –Regional Integration –Globalization Domestic Challenges –Fragile Political System –Bureaucratic Barriers –Public Debt –Productivity –Poverty & Inequality Global Challenges –Barriers to Trade –Regional Competitors –US & Global Economy

11 Economic Performance Source: Bertelsmann Transformation Atlas (BTA)http://www.bertelsmann-transformation-index.de/atlas.0.html?&L=1 Is Brazil an Economic Success Story? CONCLUSION

12 Questions?

13 BACK UP SLIDES

14 Economic Performance Source: Bertelsmann Transformation Atlas (BTA) Compared to Chile

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