Sustaining high agricultural growth is critical to Brazil's overall development given the importance of agriculture and agro-industries to the national economy and the resource potential that has yet to be exploited.
Brazil has maintained high levels of employment, but growth has slowed down, underlining the need to boost productivity and cost competitiveness. This requires measures to address infrastructure bottlenecks, continue to raise education attainment and the performance of students, boost labour force skills, streamline the tax system 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 ...