Page last updated at 17:42 GMT, Thursday, 18 March 2010

Laptop sales surge in Brazil


By the middle of the decade, Brazil will be the world's fourth largest market for personal computers.

People buy them to go online.

Brazilian web users are spending more than 70 hours a month surfing the net, more than anywhere else in the world.

The internet is changing the way business is done in the country, as Mark Gregory reports.

Business Edition with Tanya Beckett is broadcast weekdays at 2200 GMT on the BBC World News channel. Find out more information about regional broadcast times here.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific