Economy in Brazil: 1.84 million of new businesses in 2013

1,840,187 new businesses were opened in Brazil in 2013, according to a survey released recently by SERASA. It was 8.8% higher than the number recorded in 2012, when 1,690,760 new businesses have opened in the country.

Out of the new businesses created in the past year, 1,254,117, or 68.2% of the total, were individual microentrepreneurs. Other 219 560 (11.9% of total) were individual companies, while 259,630 (14.1%) were of limited liability companies, and 106,880 (5.8%) of other legal natures.

According to SERASA, the individual micro enterprises have registered increasing growth: in 2010, they represented 49% of all new developments.

By region, the Southeast had the largest number of listed companies from January to December 2013 (50.6%), followed by the Northeast (18.4%). The Southern region ranks third, with 16.2% of the total companies created last year, followed by the Central West (9.4%) and the North (5.4% of total).

via G1 – Brazil won 1.84 million of new business in 2013, pointing SERASA – news in SMEs.

Itamar Medeiros

Originally from Brazil, Itamar Medeiros currently lives in Germany, where he works as Lead Product Design Strategist at SAP and promotes User Experience Design as visiting lecturer at Köln International School of Design. Working in the Information Technology industry since 1998, Itamar Medeiros has helped truly global companies in several countries (Argentina, Brazil, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, The Netherlands, Poland, United Arab Emirates, United States) create great user experience through advocating Design and Innovation principles. During his 7 years in China, he championed the User Experience Design discipline as User Experience Manager at Autodesk and Local Coordinator of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA) in Shanghai

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