Newspaper at a glance
Brazil Monitor is an online, daily and targeted publication that aims to present Brazil in a realistic way, focusing on economy and finance, administration and politics.
Customers: Readers in Brazil and Brasilia-DF; international investors, diplomatic corps based from Brazil, Latin America; web visitors from around the globe.
Market: Brazil is Latin America’s largest economy. With 3,290,000 square miles, bordering 10 other countries and with 4,650 miles of coastline, Brazil is the largest country in Latin America and fifth largest in the world. Brazil’s 2015 Gross Domestic Prduct (GDP) of US$2.2 trillion ranks Brazil as the world’s eighth-large st economy. The 2017 annual growth projected by the IMF is 0,2 due to political and economic turmoil and exchange rate fluctuations. The forecast of growth by IMF to 2018 is of the from 1.5% to 1.7%.
Brazil is Latin America’s largest country, and the ninth largest economy in the world. Brazil is The “B”of BRICS. According to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Brazil was the eighth largest destination for global Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) flows in 2015. Brazil typically receives close to half of South America’s total incoming FDI. The United States is a major foreign investor in Brazil; according to the Brazilian Central Bank (BCB), the United States had the largest single-country stock of FDI (US$ 112 billion) in Brazil in 2014.