BY CHRONICLE STAFF
What is the outlook for Brazil's business and economy the next five years? What effect, if any, will it have on companies doing business in Brazil when the country reaches investment grade? What is the outlook for Brazilian trade with the United States and Germany? And what's does Brazil's political outlook the next five years look like? Will the country face more turmoil on the corruption front? What kind of president - pro-business, anti-business - will succeed President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva?
Latin Business Chronicle asked the following panel of prominent business executives and business leaders and experts:
- Rui da Costa, managing director for Latin America and the Caribbean for Hewlett-Packard.
- Isela Costantini,general director for product planning and market research for GM do Brasil.
- Hector Alonso, managing director, Global Crossing Latin America.
- Peter Rösler, deputy general manager of Ibero-Amerika Verein (the Ibero-American Association), Germany.
- Riordan Roett, director of the Latin American Studies Program at the Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies.
How do you view Brazil's business and economic outlook the next five years?
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