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Ease of Doing Business in

Brazil

Brazil Download Profile (2073.7KB, pdf)
Region Latin America & Caribbean
Income Category Upper middle income
Population 207,847,528
GNI Per Capita (US$) 9,850
City covered São Paulo , Rio de Janeiro

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DB 2017 Rank

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DB 2017 DTF (% points)

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Topics DB 2017 Rank DB 2016 Rank info_outline Change in Rank DB 2017 DTF (% points) info_outline DB 2016 DTF (% points) info_outline Change in DTF (% points) info_outline
Overall 123 121 down
2
56.53 56.60 down
0.07
Starting a Business 175 174 down
1
65.04 64.20 up
0.84
Dealing with Construction Permits 172 170 down
2
51.28 51.27 up
0.01
Getting Electricity 47 39 down
8
81.23 82.32 down
1.09
Registering Property 128 130 up
2
52.62 52.64 down
0.02
Getting Credit 101 97 down
4
45.00 45.00
-
Protecting Minority Investors 32 30 down
2
65.00 65.00
-
Paying Taxes 181 181
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33.03 33.12 down
0.09
Trading across Borders 149 150 up
1
55.57 54.20 up
1.37
Enforcing Contracts 37 45 up
8
67.41 65.55 up
1.86
Resolving Insolvency 67 60 down
7
49.15 52.68 down
3.53

Positive= Doing Business reform making it easier to do business.Negative= Change making it more difficult to do business.

Viewing the data for

DB 2017 DTF (% points):

81.05

DB 2016 DTF (% points):

82.78

Change in DTF (% points):

down1.73

STANDARDIZED CONNECTION
Price of electricity (US cents per kWh) 16.9
Name of utility AES Eletropaulo
City São Paulo
Indicator São Paulo Latin America & Caribbean OECD high income
Procedures (number) info_outline 4 5.5 4.8
Time (days) info_outline 66 66.0 76.2
Cost (% of income per capita) info_outline 60.5 999.0 62.5
Reliability of supply and transparency of tariff index (0-8) info_outline 5 4.2 7.5
  • Measure of efficiency
    No. Procedure Time to Complete Associated Costs
    1

    Submit application to AES Electropaulo and receive service layout

    Agency: AES Electropaulo

    The customer needs to submit, online or in person, a set of documents, including the electrical project, to AES Eletropaulo. After receiving the documents, AES Eletropaulo technicians will conduct an external site inspection and develop a work project to make the necessary adjustments in the network with estimated costs and time and send it back to the costumer. The site visit is done on the outside of the property and the customer need not be present during the site visit.

    30 calendar days BRL 0
    2

    Sign energy supply agreement with utility

    Agency: AES Electropaulo

    The costumer receives an invoice with the estimated value of the work, a contract and a service order. Once the contract and the service order are signed and the invoice is paid, AES Eletropaulo will make the necessary adjustments in its network.

    1 calendar day BRL 16,736.54
    3

    Receive external works from utility

    Agency: AES Electropaulo

    AES Eletropaulo executes the necessary adjustments to the electricity network and informs the costumer that the work is done and that a request for the external connection must be made to AES Eletropaulo

    33 calendar days BRL 0
    4

    Receive meter installation and electricity flow from utility

    Agency: AES Electropaulo

    The customer requests the external connection to AES Eletropaulo and, after no more than two days, the electricity is available at the switchboard/meter.

    2 calendar days BRL 83.19

  • Measure of quality
    Answer
    Reliability of supply and transparency of tariff index (0-8)
    Total duration and frequency of outages per customer a year (0-3)
    System average interruption duration index (SAIDI) 23.62
    System average interruption frequency index (SAIFI) 6.48
    Mechanisms for monitoring outages (0-1)
    Does the distribution utility use automated tools to monitor outages? Yes
    Mechanisms for restoring service (0-1)
    Does the distribution utility use automated tools to restore service? Yes
    Regulatory monitoring (0-1)
    Does a regulator—that is, an entity separate from the utility—monitor the utility’s performance on reliability of supply? Yes
    Financial deterrents aimed at limiting outages (0-1)
    Does the utility either pay compensation to customers or face fines by the regulator (or both) if outages exceed a certain cap? Yes
    Communication of tariffs and tariff changes (0-1)
    Are effective tariffs available online? Yes
    Link to the website, if available online https://www.aeseletropaulo.com.br/para-seu-negocio/prazos-e-tarifas/conteud...
    Are customers notified of a change in tariff ahead of the billing cycle? Yes
    Answer
    Price of electricity (US cents per kWh) 16.9

    Note:

    If the duration and frequency of outages is 100 or less, the economy is eligible to score on the Reliability of supply and transparency of tariff index.

    If the duration and frequency of outages is not available, or is over 100, the economy is not eligible to score on the index.