Healthcare Industry in Brazil – the opportunities and challenges for foreign investments

“The Brazilian Healthcare Industry, despite still being insufficient to cover the large demand arising from its population, that surpassed 200 million people, is gradually receiving more investments. In this article, we will take a look at this Industry and examine its size and market forecast.”

“Market trends

Thanks to Brazil’s GDP growth during the 2000s, their almost full employment status which lead to higher wages and more consumption, credit expansion and being Latin America’s top destination for Foreign Direct Investments, more than 50% of Brazil’s population is now in the middle class. These factors, amongst the following, led to a series of positive forecasts for the healthcare sector in Brazil:

  • Increase in purchasing power
  • Consumers willing to spend more for better health care services
  • Favorable demographic conditions
  • Growing elderly population
  • Governmental initiatives that attract investments
  • Consolidation of the sector, which boosts strategic planning”

To read the entire article and learn more about the opportunities and challenges that this market presents to foreign investors, click here.

Occasio team


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