In this section of the BRIC Group news section, you will find our latest news posts and articles about Brazil. This section covers a variety of topics related to the country generally. These include the Brazilian economy and news about population growth. You will also find news about tourism and statistics for the Brazilian property market. In addition, there is information specific to Northeast Brazil with particular emphasis on the state of Ceará. This features news about the local economy, employment and investment opportunities in the area. All the Brazil news comes from reputable sources including global news agencies such as Reuters and Bloomberg plus official Brazilian organisations such as the Brazilian Tourism Ministry, the Brazilian statistical office (IBGE in Brazilian) and the Brazilian Central Bank.
As predicted, the celebration of the Olympic Games last year brought its rewards – 2016 was the best year for Brazilian tourism ever. Not only did international visitor figures soar, earnings from tourism also experienced an important increase. In addition, the current high season promises to beat last year’s record.
The Brazilian government has just introduced an economic stimulus package, designed principally to build more properties in Brazil, particularly for the middle classes. Additional measures in the package bring welcome changes to financing in Brazil and are expected to both relieve household debt and stimulate spending.
The property market in Ceará in Northeast Brazil has always followed a slightly different track to the rest of Brazil. Property in Fortaleza, the capital, grew faster than the majority of Brazilian cities prior to 2016 and this year, property prices have continued to grow.
Top accolades plus recognition of its loveliest places, fewer visas, a booming flight market… Read the latest in the Brazilian travel market.
A recent study has revealed that the number of millionaires in Brazil is set to rise by almost 40 per cent over the next four years. The impact of this increased wealth is already reaching the luxury market in Brazil with increased sales of high-end cars, yachts, tourist packages and property.
The latest arrivals of new investment in Ceará mean the state is set to lead Latin America and add R$1.1 billion to its GDP over 30 years.
In the wake of Rio 2016, Brazilian tourism has received a definitive thumbs up from both foreign and Brazilian tourists. The Olympic Games and Rio de Janeiro were praised all round and most importantly, the vast majority of visitors expressed their intention to return to Brazil for a holiday in the future.
Brazil has had its fair share of negative news this year. But when it comes to savvy investment you need to ignore the media noise and look at the real facts about Brazil. The new Brazil Factsheet from the BRIC Group helps you do just that. This latest publication sets out the facts behind investment in Brazil this year and presents some very good news that you probably didn’t know about.
Any world-class sporting occasion opens the door to holiday let opportunities for homeowners in the host city. The 2016 Olympics are no exception and as Brazil gets ready for this unique event, Rio de Janeiro properties are cashing in by offering accommodation to tourists attending the Games.
Brazilian holidaymakers and rental property owners have embraced holiday lets so much that the number of properties available and the number of people using them have increased dramatically over the last few years. With the Olympic Games on the horizon, Brazilian holiday lets have never been so popular as this news article by BRIC Group explains.