Brazil
Brazil Commercial Guide
Doing Business in
Discusses key economic indicators and trade statistics, which countries are dominant in the market, the U.S. market share, the political situation if relevant, the top reasons why U.S. companies should consider exporting to this country, and other issues that affect trade, e.g., terrorism, currency devaluations, trade agreements.
Political & Economic Environment
Links to the State Department’s website for background on the country’s political environment.
Selling US Products & Services
Includes typical use of agents and distributors and how to find a good partner, e.g., whether use of an agent or distributor is legally required
Leading Sectors for US Exports & Investments
This is a best prospect industry sector for this country. Includes a market overview and trade data.
Customs, Regulations & Standards
Includes the barriers (tariff and non-tariff) that U.S. companies face when exporting to this country.
Investment Climate Statement
This information is derived from the State Department's Office of Investment Affairs’ Investment Climate Statement. Any questions on the ICS can be directed to EB-ICS-DL@state.gov
Trade & Project Financing
Includes how foreign exchange is managed and implications for U.S. business.
Business Travel
Includes information on acceptable business etiquette, dress, business cards, gifts, etc.