Growth: Country snapshots – Economic data and risk ratings

Emerging and fast-growing markets present many of the same opportunities and risks – though not always in equal measure. Download our country snapshots at the bottom of this page to make cross-country comparisons of key economic data and forecasts, click on the PwC partner perspectives below to obtain local insights, and explore the map to compare the business risk ratings for Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, and Mexico.

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PwC partner perspectives

PwC partners share their local experience:

  • Brazil, Carlos Mendonça
  • China, Humphrey Choi
  • India, Rama Krishna
  • Indonesia, Ray Headifen
  • Mexico, Abelardo Macotela

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Brazil
Risk ratings*

Category Rating
Overall assessment C
Security risk B
Political stability B
Government effectiveness D
Legal/regulatory risk C
Macroeconomic risk B
Foreign trade/payments B
Financial risk B
Tax policy risk D
Labor market risk C
Infrastructure risk C

*Provided by the Economist Intelligence Unit

China
Risk ratings*

Category Rating
Overall assessment C
Security risk B
Political stability C
Government effectiveness D
Legal/regulatory risk C
Macroeconomic risk B
Foreign trade/payments B
Financial risk B
Tax policy risk B
Labor market risk D
Infrastructure risk C

*Provided by the Economist Intelligence Unit

India
Risk ratings*

Category Rating
Overall assessment C
Security risk C
Political stability B
Government effectiveness D
Legal/regulatory risk C
Macroeconomic risk B
Foreign trade/payments C
Financial risk C
Tax policy risk E
Labor market risk C
Infrastructure risk C

*Provided by the Economist Intelligence Unit

Indonesia
Risk ratings*

Category Rating
Overall assessment C
Security risk C
Political stability B
Government effectiveness D
Legal/regulatory risk D
Macroeconomic risk B
Foreign trade/payments C
Financial risk C
Tax policy risk C
Labor market risk D
Infrastructure risk D

*Provided by the Economist Intelligence Unit

Mexico
Risk ratings*

Category Rating
Overall assessment C
Security risk D
Political stability B
Government effectiveness C
Legal/regulatory risk B
Macroeconomic risk C
Foreign trade/payments B
Financial risk C
Tax policy risk B
Labor market risk D
Infrastructure risk C

*Provided by the Economist Intelligence Unit

Select one of the five countries to see specific risk ratings.