Brazil: Legal rights

(measure: points; source: The World Bank)

Brazil: Index of legal rights for creditors and borrowers (0 - 12)

: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Brazil from 2013 to 2016. The average value for Brazil during that period was 2 points with a minumum of 2 points in 2013 and a maximum of 2 points in 2013. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The index of legal right for creditors and borrowers in Brazil ranges from 0 (no rights) to 10 (strong rights). Stronger legal rights such as efficient bankruptcy procedures, rules for financial disclosure, clear property rights, etc. facilitate lending.

Definition: Strength of legal rights index measures the degree to which collateral and bankruptcy laws protect the rights of borrowers and lenders and thus facilitate lending. The index ranges from 0 to 12, with higher scores indicating that these laws are better designed to expand access to credit.