Recap: Will the Real Brazil Please Stand Up?

With the economic crisis settling, is Brazil now ready to elevate its formidable IT industry into a global outsourcing giant, or will the sector's identity crisis continue?

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When it comes to global outsourcing, Brazil and its formidable IT industry have been dealing with an identity crisis ever since the country’s economy went into a tail spin three years ago.

While the failing economy in and of itself is a not a worthy excuse for Brazil’s sputtering performance on the global IT outsourcing stage, a lingering recession and the cloud of corruption around its political leadership have combined to undo a lot of the global momentum the country once had.

In this Nearshore Americas analysis, we speak to Sergio Paulo Gallindo, President at Brasscom, the Brazilian Association of Software Companies and Services for Export, to find out if the country can ever become a truly viable Nearshore option.

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