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Brasilia 2017 Video: Panel on Investing in Brazil's Infrastructure

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Speakers:

  • Rogerio Mendonça, President and CEO, GE Oil & Gas Latin America
  • Bernerd Da Santos, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), The AES Corporation
  • Donna Hrinak, President, Latin America and Caribbean, Boeing
  • Rafael Guedes, Managing Director, Fitch Ratings (moderator)

If Brazil invested 1 percent more of GDP in infrastructure, it would generate 1.3 million jobs over a decade, said Fitch Rating's Rafael Guedes in a panel at AS/COA's first Latin American Cities Conference in Brasilia. Business executives discussed the different sectors of Brazil's economy where there's room for growth, including improving airports and sustainability in the oil and gas sectors.