Brazil has become one of the world’s leading economic powers and has lifted millions of people out of poverty. Macroeconomic stability has been a crucial factor behind this success, but fiscal performance has deteriorated recently and inflation has risen markedly.
To achieve sustainable and inclusive growth, Brazil will need to implement a comprehensive reform agenda to address infrastructure bottlenecks, streamline the tax system, enhance its participation in global value chains, strengthen improvements in the education and skills of the labour force, reinforce the innovation capacity and reduce regulatory complexity.
This report summarises the legal and regulatory framework for transparency and exchange of information for tax purposes in Brazil.
In a decentralised system dogged by uneven teacher quality, poor infrastructure and low student commitment, Brazil is using benchmarking to identify problems and drive reform.
Brazil is one of the many non-member economies with which the OECD has working relationships in addition to its 34 member countries. In 1998, the OECD established a country-specific programme for Brazil. Since then, Brazil has become a strong and active ...