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Brazil economy could overtake UK to become sixth largest

Growth figures out today could show Brazil's economy overtaking the UK to become the world's sixth largest.

The South American giant is currently enjoying a boom because of high food and oil prices and many economists predict the growth will last for years to come.

However, there are some warnings for investors who see Brazil as the next place to pile into.

The BBC's Jeremy Howell reports.

  • 06 Mar 2012