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Brazil ranks low in competitiveness study

Brazil’s high tax burden and the lofty costs for financing capital have left the country near the bottom of the Competitividade Brasil 2019-2020 report, measuring 61 competitiveness-related variables in 18 countries comparable to Brazil. Only Argentina placed lower in the general ranking, as was the case in the 2018-2019 report. Leading the list were, in order: South Korea, Canada, Australia, China, Spain, and Thailand. Brasília correspondent Renato Alves breaks down the...

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