Share
Explore BrainMass

Regional Analysis - Brazil

2.0 Regional Analysis

[Give a very brief description of the region including general data such as growth, industrialization, emerging market, geographic data, etc. This should only be 3 - 5 sentences.]

2.1 Regional Alliances

[List all regional alliances and members. (NAFTA, OPEC, etc.]

2.2 Regional Politics

[What is the political situation in the region? Stability, form of government, etc.]

2.3 Regional Economics

[Discuss the economical situation of the region. Growing, income, avg. wage, trade balance, inflation, major imports/exports, industry of the region etc.]

2.4 Regional Demographics and Social Environment

[Discussion of demographics of the region including, race, religion, culture, language, etc.]

Solution Preview

Let's take a closer look, which you can draw on for your final analysis of Brazil. I also attached one source that I drew on, which has other pertinent information about Brazil.

1. I am doing a regional analysis on South America Brazil, Please address the following:

Let's take a closer look at each section, and information that will help you complete this analysis successfully.

2.0 Regional Analysis [Give a very brief description of the region including general data such as growth, industrialization, emerging market, geographic data, etc. This should only be 3 - 5 sentences]

Countries name: Federative Republic of Brazil

Brazil is in Eastern South America, bordering the Atlantic Ocean. Brazil is the largest country in South America; shares common boundaries with every South American country except Chile and Ecuador. Comparatively, it is slightly smaller than the US. Brazil's climate is mostly tropical, but temperate in south. Brazil's terrain is mostly flat to rolling lowlands in north; some plains, hills, mountains, and narrow coastal belt.

Brazil's population is 190,010,647 (2000 Census), with a reported population growth of 1.008% (2007 est.). Characterized by large and well-developed agricultural, mining (oil, gold, etc.), manufacturing, and service sectors, Brazil's economy outweighs that of all other South American countries and is expanding its presence in world markets

(Source: The World Fact Book)

2.1 Regional Alliances [List all regional alliances and members. (NAFTA, OPEC, etc.]

Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA): The Free Trade Area of Americas Agreement is the means to achieve this foreign policy goal and will create an economic community of all democratic nations in the Western Hemisphere (see more information at http://stinet.dtic.mil/oai/oai?&verb=getRecord&metadataPrefix=html&identifier=ADA401666).
USAID: The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is an independent agency that provides economic, development and humanitarian assistance around the world in support of the foreign policy goals of the United States (see more detail at URL: http://www.usaid.gov/policy/budget/cbj2005/lac/br.html).

Brazil is not a member of NAFTA, but trades with the NAFTA countries (see http://www.unctadxi.org/templates/Event____518.aspx).

India-Brazil: Cementing the South-South Alliance (see http://www.globalpolicy.org/globaliz/econ/2004/0131indiabrazil.htm).

MERCOSUR - a trading bloc in Latin America consisting of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay, with Bolivia and Chile as its associate members - signed on the same day an Agreement to operationalise the Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between the two sides. While MERCOSUR represents the Latin American nations of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay with a combined population of 220 million, a combined GDP of more than a trillion dollars and 200 billion dollars of trade, is the fourth largest integrated market in the world after the EU, NAFTA and ASEAN, SACU consists of Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Swaziland ...

Solution Summary

This solution assist in locating information for a regional analysis on Brazil on several dimensions, each of which have several topic areas e.g, description of the area, regional alliances, politics, economics and demographics and environmental issues.

$2.19