Number of new business up in Brazil

In November, the amount of newly established companies climbed 25.5% year on year as per a survey from Serasa Experian.

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São Paulo – The number of new businesses was up 25.5% year on year in November 2019, to 257.697, as per a survey from credit bureau Serasa Experian. Month on month, though, it saw a 16.2% decline. Year to date through November saw 2.9 million new companies, up 23.3% year on year.

The number of new business were higher in the North Region, up 36.3% year on year in November. It’s followed by the Northeast (27.3%), Central-West (26.3%), South (24.8%) and Southeast (24.2%). “With formal employment generation still slow in the Brazilian economy, entrepreneurship has been an escape valve to develop economic activities,” Serasa Experian economist Luiz Rabi explained.

Translated by Guilherme Miranda

 

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