Case study 7

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The South East of Brazil

The South East of Brazil

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Social Issues

-60% of Brazil's population live in the South East region

-Migrants into the South East ussualy live in shanty towns on the edge of any city

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Economic Issues

-Multinational companies have been attracted to the south east, including Nestle and Sanyo. Unfortunatley profits go to the company and not the country or region

-The South East contains 40% of Brazil's economic wealth

-Brazil is one of the fastest industrializing LEDC's in the world

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Environmental issues

-Quality of life in the slum settlement is very poor

-Sao Paulo is heavily polluted from traffic and from industry 

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YOU WILL need to compare the South East of Brazil to the North!

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