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Baranyi, Márton (2021) Book review. Society and Economy, 43 (2). pp. 184-187. DOI

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Sándor Gyula Nagy (2021). The Visegrád Countries and Brazil, Budapest: Ludovika University Press, ISBN 978-963-531-396-9 Brazil, a country of more than 200 million inhabitants and a robust developing economy measured by its size, is the 8th biggest in the world (based on PPP). The largest Latin American country also has a dynamically growing population, which, together with the country’s rich natural resources and its upward evolution of competitiveness (following the recession of 2014) makes Brazil one of the five major emerging economies of the world (BRICS: Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa). A similar economic powerhouse characterised by huge economic potential, yet of different magnitude can be found in Europe as well. The Visegrád countries, a historic alliance of Central European countries (consisting of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia), represent a cohesive political and an ever-growing economic block within the European Union (EU), located in the direct proximity of Germany. It is expected that these EU member states will become a booming and flourishing region in Europe in the short term. The Visegrád Countries and Brazil, sponsored by the Hungarian Diplomatic Academy and the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade, edited by Sándor Gyula Nagy, a Hungarian expert on Latin America, can be seen as a unique and comprehensive attempt to cover all the important aspects of cooperation between Brazil and the Visegrád countries. (...)

Item Type:Article
Subjects:International economics
Political science
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Deposited By: Veronika Vitéz
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