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Custo Brasil

A term used to describe the high cost of business in Brazil. Custo Brasil comes at least in part from corruption, regulation, and lack of infrastructure. The term itself is Portuguese for "Brazil cost."
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First, it must tackle rigid labour markets, under-skilled workers, corruption, complicated taxes and arcane regulations known simply as the Brazil cost .
Going to Brazil cost us our place in the FA Cup, but maybe not being in it might help us in the Premiership and the European Cup - but winning them is easier said than done.
At the end of 1997, the Financial Times estimated that the average cost to transport one useful kilogram in Brazil cost R$0.
By making broader investments, Brazil cost effectively could eliminate 42% of its projected growth in electricity consumption by 2010, estimates Howard Geller, executive director of the American Council for an Energy-efficient Economy, who has studied the Brazilian energy sector.
ENGLAND'S World Cup exit at the hands of Brazil cost a daring Scots punter a small fortune.
Autoliv's first expansion phase in Brazil cost almost $10 million, while the capital expenditure for the current phase is estimated to amount to $5 million.
Even with all of the data acquisition systems and lighting technology, the system in Brazil costs less than a million euros.
Normally, a 90-day visa to Brazil costs OMR10 and can be renewed once the traveller is there.
Due mostly to taxes and tariffs, a car in Brazil costs roughly twice as much as in the US.
A pint in Brazil costs just 79p, compared to pounds 1 in Goa, 90p in Bulgaria and pounds 1.