There is an increasing awareness that access to financial services can contribute to economic growth and poverty reduction. This study focuses on the delivery of financial services in Brazil, one of the world's most important emerging financial markets. It examines different aspects of financial service provision, and explores approaches to address problems of financial exclusion. Topics discussed include: microfinance schemes; private banking; rural finance systems; institutional infrastructure; and the role of government policy.Differences in proportions for credit cards are also significant. ... Although there are indeed differences in the availability of financial services between regions of the country, placing financial ... access to financial services is to be promoted.
|Title||:||Access to Financial Services in Brazil|
|Publisher||:||World Bank Publications - 2005-01|