Brazil: Investment freedom

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 Brazil

Investment freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 60
 Reference 2022
 Measure points
 Source The Heritage Foundation

For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1995 to 2022. The average value for Brazil during that period was 51 points with a minimum of 45 points in 2010 and a maximum of 60 points in 2020. The latest value from 2022 is 60 points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 175 countries is 57 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The Investment Freedom index for Brazil from The Heritage Foundation measures the restrictions to investment activity both within the country and across borders. A higher score means fewer restrictions.

Definition: The Investment freedom index evaluates a variety of investment restrictions (burdensome bureaucracy, restrictions on land ownership, expropriation of investments without fair compensation, foreign exchange controls, capital control, security problems, a lack of basic investment infrastructure, etc.). Points are deducted from the ideal score of 100 for each of the restrictions found in a country’s investment regime.
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