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Brazil: Steering clear of potholes

Infrastructure preparation in Brazil


JAN, 2011 BrazilSteering Clear of Potholes Brazil has committed to billions of dollars worth of infrastructure investments in preparation for the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games. The opportunities for foreign suppliers, contractors and investors are considerable. So, too, are the risks of fraud. Traveling by air, land or sea in Brazil can be a feat of epic proportions. The Federation of International Football Association’s (FIFA) Secretary General told the country’s authorities that airport facilities and connections between host cities are the Federation’s greatest concerns for the 2014 World Cup. The apprehension is well-founded:  although the World Economic Forum’s Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2009 ranked Brazil 45th out of....




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