25 October 2012Download report
Middle-income Brazilians are spending more on premium tissue brands, while the C and D classes are moving away from traditional methods in favour of affordable disposable products.
Despite initial delays and cost overruns most stadiums will be ready well ahead of kick-off.
Initial indicators suggest that companies remained cautious over the last three months.
Bulls and Bears
Slowdown in rate of food price rises, tax cuts and a lower increase in the minimum wage next year will help it decelerate.
High-profile trial could actually boost PT's electoral standing.