Brazil's economy has floundered under the populist rule of Jair Bolsonaro, meaning investors are in wait-and-see mode on the country until the 2022 presidential election.
It is hard to change cultural factors such as racial discrimination but Latin American countries could improve social mobility by investing more in government schools and reducing red tape.
The Brasil Investment Forum is fast approaching. Organiser Apex-Brasil outlines how it will showcase innovations the country has been making to engage its investment community, offering a diverse range of FDI opportunities that reflect shifting investor priorities post-pandemic.
Ahead of the Brasil Investment Forum on 31 May, Martha Seillier, special secretary at the country’s Investments Partnerships Program, discusses emerging opportunities for foreign investors across national infrastructure and energy projects.
Ahead of the Brasil Investment Forum, Apex-Brasil’s Roberto Escoto discusses shifting investor priorities post-pandemic and how Brazil’s ability to meet those needs promises to reassert the country’s status as a global FDI destination of choice.
Populism is 'bad', is the common call, and given the anti-globalist agenda of Trump and company, this counts double for foreign investment. So why are investors still flocking to populist-led countries?
Brazil’s sustainable investing landscape has been increasingly appearing on the radars of foreign investors in recent years.