Brazil General Profile
Official Name: Federative Republic of Brazil
Capital: Brasilia (Current local time)
Government Type: Federal Republic
Chief of State: Michel Temer, President
Population: 202.6 million (6th largest globally)
Area: 3,290,000 square miles; slightly smaller than the U.S.
Languages: Portuguese (official)
Literacy: Total Population: [90.4%]; Male: [90.1%]; Female: [90.7%]
GDP / GDP Per Capita: $2.7 trillion (7th largest globally) / $12,100 (2013 est.)
Year of Independence: 1822
Government Web site: www.brasil.gov.br
Brazil General Resources
Brazil Specifics Resources
MOVING TO BRAZIL
International Perspectives on Brazil Trade:
Brazilian Government Trade and Investment-Related Resources (English):
- Official Website of US Commercial Service in Brazil - The official website of the US Commercial Service in Brazil. Their mission is to promote the export of goods and services of American companies and develop and protect US business interests in Brazil.
- Brazilian Government Trade and Investment Guide - English-language information about investing in Brazil provided by Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Relations.
- APEX Brasil -- Investing in Brazil - A comprehensive account of the current economic situation in Brazil by the Brazilian governments Trade and Promotion Agency (APEX). It contains information on foreign trade, legislation, and inflows of foreign investment into Brazil, and on Brazil's 27 states.
International Trade Development Organizations
Relevant Brazilian Government Websites
Legal Guide for Foreign Investor in Brazil