Brazil: Capital Markets Stats

Capitalization of Brazilian Open Companies (in US$ billions)

The total market value of Brazilian public corporations at the close of 1995 was some US$147.6 billion. Below is a chart illustrating developments in total capitalization as a percentage of the GDP:

Year Capitalization % of GDP
1983 15,102 6.0
1985 42,768 14.0
1987 16,900 4.7
1989 44,368 11.1
1991 42,759 7.7
1992 45,261 8.2
1993 96,698 16.8
1994 185,352 30.0
1995 147,560 23.4

 

 

 

 

 




Source: The CVM