ANNOUNCEMENT 16 Sep 2009

In September 2009, the government of Brazil announced changed rules for foreign investors.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Brasilian Presidency. (2009). Decree of 16 September 2009.

UNCTAD. (2010). World Investment Report 2010. Available at http://www.unctad.org/WIR

Bloomberg. (17 September 2009). Banco do Brasil Gains on Foreign Investor Limit, ADRs. Available at http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&sid=av0v8YW8La_Q


Inception date: 16 Sep 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

FDI: Entry and ownership rule

On 16 September 2009,the government of Brazil raised the cap on foreign ownership for the state-owned Banco do Brasil. Due to the Presidential Decree released that day, foreign investors may now hold up to 20 percent of the bank. The previous limit had been 12.5 percent.
 

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