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Brazil: A hot market with challenges

​With Brazil boasting the world’s seventh largest population, seventh largest economy and a footprint the size of the US, it’s no wonder multinational companies want to know more about this market. In 2013 alone, Brazil attracted more foreign direct investment than any other country in the world besides the US and China. In this video, JLL’s Rich Thompson, Kris Bjornson, Kelly Gray, and Julie Steffen provide an overview of Brazil’s growing consumer class and some of the infrastructure issues retailers face entering the market, including insufficient roads, rail and ports. Watch this video to learn more about supply chain and logistics challenges in Brazil.

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