Brazil is located on the eastern coast of South America, by the Atlantic Ocean. It features an area of 8,515,692.27 km2, it is the 5th largest country in the world in terms of territorial extension. It has vast natural water reservoirs; the biggest forest on Earth; and flora, fauna, air, land, minerals and water resources of inestimable value for the planet.
The country of Brazil occupies roughly half of South America, bordering the Atlantic Ocean. Brazil covers a total area of 8,514,215 km2 (3,287,357 sq mi) which includes 8,456,510 km2 (3,265,080 sq mi) of land and 55,455 km2 (21,411 sq mi) of water. The highest point in Brazil is Pico da Neblina at 2,994 m (9,823 ft).
Brazil has the world's seventh largest economy by nominal GDP, and the seventh largest by purchasing power parity. The Brazilian economy is characterized by moderately free markets and an inward-oriented economy. Brazil's economy is the largest of Latin America and the second largest in the Western Hemisphere. From 2000 to 2012, Brazil was one of the fastest-growing major economies in the world, with an average annual GDP growth rate of over 5%, with its economy in 2012 surpassing that of the United Kingdom, making Brazil the world's sixth largest economy.
Brazil produces half million graduates and 10,000 PhDs a year, ten times more than two decades ago. It spends 1% of its fast-growing GDP on research, half the rich-world share but almost double the average in the rest of Latin America. Its scientists are increasingly collaborating with those abroad: 30% of scientific papers by Brazilians now have a foreign co-author. Numerous Business Journals are published in Brazil are Journal of technology management & innovation- Business, BBR Brazilian Business Review, and list of Business Journal are published with good reputation. Several leading institutions in the country are Angola Business School.