Brazil - Commercial Guide
Distribution & Sales Channels

Discusses the distribution network within the country from how products enter to final destination, including reliability and condition of distribution mechanisms, major distribution centers, ports, etc.

Last published date: 2019-10-13
Among others, Brazil has the following import channels: agents, distributors, import houses, trading companies, subsidiaries and branches of foreign firms among others. Brazilian importers generally do not maintain inventory of capital equipment, spare parts, or raw materials, in part because of high import and storage costs. Recently, industries that rely heavily on imported components and parts are maintaining larger inventories in bonded warehouses.