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Brazil: is a corporate debt crisis brewing?

The dramatic rise in borrowing costs in Brazil in the past few years appears to be causing debt problems at a growing number of companies. So far at least, there is little evidence of widespread stress and the banking sector looks well placed to deal with rising non-performing loans. But higher debt servicing costs are likely to result in weaker business investment and slower GDP growth.

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