Economic relations of Brazil and Cuba: recent developments and prospects

Authors

  • Dantas Alexis Toribio State University of Rio de Janeiro, Faculty of Economic Science

Keywords:

Brazil, Cuba, Trade, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

Abstract

The ?im of this paper is to analyze recent commercial developments in Brazil in order to identify the main features that distinguish Cuba within Brazilian economic transactions part of a broad strategy of the Brazilian foreign policy in the context of MERCOSUR. The main results are: (a) since the begging of the first term of President Lula, the policy guidance leads to an enlargement of the share of Latin America and the Caribbean (and particularly Cuba) in the Brazilian trade flow as whole; and (b) one can see that Cuba has strengthened its role in the strategy of internationalization of Brazilian companies.

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Published

2015-12-31

How to Cite

Alexis Toribio, D. (2015). Economic relations of Brazil and Cuba: recent developments and prospects. Hotel and Tourism Management, 3(2), 41–46. Retrieved from https://htmanagementvb.com/index.php/HITM/article/view/129