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Brazil PESTLE Insights - A Macroeconomic Outlook Report

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    Country Profile

  • 44 Pages
  • February 2022
  • Region: Brazil
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 4410112
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According to the publisher, in 2021, mining and manufacturing contributed 17.3% towards GVA, followed by financial intermediation (16.5%), and wholesale, retail trade and hotels (14.1%) towards GVA. The above sectors are forecast to grow by 7.1%, 4.1%, and 7.3%, respectively, in 2022.

Due to high regional income inequality and uneven population distribution, the top three provinces (Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Belo Horizonte) accounted for 35.0% of the total gross domestic product and about 18.8% of the total population, as of 2021

The overall BOVESPA (Brazil Stock Market) Index exhibited a marginally decreasing trend over last one year. As of January 03, 2022, the Index stood at 104,822.4, compared to 119,017.2 on January 03, 2021.


  • Investment in infrastructure development of highways, railways and airports in Brazil is slated for $50 billion by the end of 2022

Reasons to Buy

  • Macroeconomic Outlook Report identifies the potentials of the country as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure.
  • PESTLE Insights provides 360 degree view of the economy which can be used as a strategic tool to understand the market dynamics, business potentials and direction of operations
  • Along with providing the country’s snapshot, the report captures the risk factors pertaining to the macroeconomic risks, political environment, legal environment, demographic and social structure effectiveness, technology & infrastructure and natural and geographic aspects that might impact business.
  • This report also highlights key clusters/cities which contribute significantly to the country GDP and population along with major companies’ presence in these areas.

Table of Contents

  • List of Exhibits
  • Did you Know?
  • Country Highlights
  • Recovery from the COVID-19 Crisis
  • Country Snapshot
  • Political Landscape
  • Economic Landscape
  • Social Landscape
  • Technological Landscape
  • Legal Landscape
  • Environmental Landscape
  • Outlook

List of Figures
Exhibit 1: Brazil’s performance in terms of its country risk analysis in comparison to Latin America and the World
Exhibit 2: Performance overview (Score: 1-100)
Exhibit 3: Broad categories and weights behind the index
Exhibit 4: BOVESPA Index (January 2021 - January 2022)
Exhibit 5: Key sectors; contribution to the economy (2017-2024f)
Exhibit 6: FDI flows and FDI stock (2016-2020)
Exhibit 7: Key infrastructure indicators
Exhibit 8: Real GDP and household consumption growth rate (2017-2024f)
Exhibit 9: Real GDP growth rate comparison (2021e)
Exhibit 10: Export, imports and trade balance (2017-2024f)
Exhibit 11: Current account balance (2017-2024f)
Exhibit 12: Top three commodity exports, % of total exports, (2016-2020)
Exhibit 13: Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, % share of World’s total (2020)
Exhibit 14: Interest rates (December 2016 - December 2021)
Exhibit 15: Exchange rate and inflation rate (2017-2024f)
Exhibit 16: Revenue, expenditure and budget deficit (2017-2024f)
Exhibit 17: Public debt (2017-2024f)
Exhibit 18: Unemployment rate (2017-2024f)
Exhibit 19: Average annual wages (2017-2024f)
Exhibit 20: Labor cost index (2017-2024f)
Exhibit 21: Rural/urban share of total population (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025)
Exhibit 22: Age-group share of total population (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025)
Exhibit 23: Gender split (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025)
Exhibit 24: Internet users as a % of total population, mobile and broadband penetration rates (2021e)
Exhibit 25: Number of patents granted per million people (2020)
Exhibit 26: High technology exports (% of manufactured exports) (2020)
Exhibit 27: Doing business in Brazil 2020
Exhibit 28: Corruption perceptions index (rankings) (2021)
Exhibit 29: Renewable energy, installed capacity (2016-2020)
Exhibit 30: CO2 emissions (2016-2020)

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Fibria
  • Vale
  • Cosan