BRAZIL
Region: LATIN AMERICA AND CARRIBEAN
128
of
64
Global Rank: 
22
of
7
Region Rank:

Brazil’s IPRI score remained the same at 5.1 placing it 7th in Latin America and Caribbean and 64th in the world. Brazil is classified by the IMF as part of the Latin America and the Caribbean Group and by the World Bank as an upper middle income nation, it is a member of the Common Market of the South (MERCOSUR).
Brazil’s score on Legal and Political Environment decreased by 0.1 to 4.5 with scores of 4.0 in Judicial Independence, 5.0 in Political Stability, 4.2 in Control of Corruption, and 4.8 in Rule of Law. The score for Physical Property rights remained the same at 5.5 with scores of 8.8 in Registering Property, 4.9 in Property Rights, and 2.8 in Ease of Access to Loans. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.2 to 5.4 with scores of 4.5 in Intellectual Property Protection, 5.0 in Copyright Piracy Level, and 6.9 in Patent Protection.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.1 64 of 128 7 of 22
Legal and Political 4.5 66 of 128 6 of 22
Physical 5.5 83 of 128 13 of 22
Intellectual 5.4 53 of 128 5 of 22


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.5 66 of 128 6 of 22
Judicial Independence 4.0 84 of 128 7 of 22
Rule of Law 4.8 63 of 128 4 of 22
Political Stability 5.0 67 of 128 10 of 22
Control of Corruption 4.2 71 of 128 5 of 22


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.5 83 of 128 13 of 22
Protection of Physical Property 4.9 88 of 128 13 of 22
Registering Property 8.8 78 of 127 10 of 22
Access to Loan 2.8 79 of 128 15 of 22


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.4 53 of 128 5 of 22
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 4.5 77 of 128 10 of 22
Patent Protection 6.9 53 of 108 8 of 22
Copyright Protection 5.0 38 of 104 1 of 18
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