This year, Brazil has offered US$ 10 billion to IMF to help improve the availability of funds for credit to the developing countries. Ten years back, Brazil was a bankrupt country begging for loans from IMF as it had an economy in tatters with the highest inflation in the world at that time. Today, Brazil has the biggest economy in the whole of South America. Where was Pakistan 10 years back and where is it today? -RAZA ALI DOSSA, Karachi, via e-mail, June 11.