Brazil World Cup And Olympics: Lasting Benefits Or Missed Opportunities?

Published 02 July 2013

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Brazil World Cup And Olympics: Lasting Benefits Or Missed Opportunities?
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 ‘Brazil is set to take centre stage in the coming years as the host of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games. However, given that growth has yet to rebound strongly following a significant slowdown in recent quarters, and a number of business environment issues continue to hinder foreign investment, the country’s investment outlook is not all rosy. As such, while we expect some sectors will experience robust growth in the next few years on the back of these sporting events, continued efforts to reduce the ‘custo Brazil’, as well as Brazil’s growing consumer base, will be more significant drivers of long-term investment in the country.’

Business Monitor International (BMI) has just published the timely report on: ‘Brazil World Cup And Olympics: Lasting Benefits Or Missed Opportunities?’, a brand new assessment combining the insight of our leading Country Risk analysts and our industry specific experts, which focuses on the impacts of increasing investment and rising capacity in a number of sectors in Brazil, in advance of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games.

The report assesses the outlook for Brazil’s infrastructure, logistics, telecoms and tourism sectors in light of developments ahead of the upcoming sporting events. It also analyses the longer-term implications of rising investment and growing capacity for Brazil’s economy. In addition, analysis of the major issues facing Brazil's political leadership over the medium term helps contextualise developments at the sector level.

Use BMI’s core independent views on specific sectors directly impacted by the development plans, the implications for Brazil’s economy, and the changing political landscape to inform and enhance your investment decision-making and risk-planning activities.

The report answers key questions, such as:

  • How will infrastructure projects realistically play out following massive investment?
  • What are the significant challenges facing foreign investors looking to break into the Brazilian market?What specific growth opportunities exist in the logistics sector?
  • What does a major government-led investment drive mean for the telecommunications sector?
  • How much growth can we expect in the tourism sector?
  • What is the political and business environment outlook for Brazil over the medium term?

The special report draws on BMI’s 30 years of experience to critically evaluate the investment opportunities in Brazil in the near future, helping you assess the role it could play in your company’s growth strategy for 2013 and beyond.