Brazil is an open and diversified economy with a wide array of opportunities across multiple productive sectors. For many investors, considering growing a business in a market as vast and dynamic as Brazil is an exciting prospect.
This is why the Government of Brazil is making a concerted effort to help support international investors who are developing business projects in Brazil. Brazil is open for business.
Have any doubts if you want or not invest in the country, see some of the reasons to invest in Brazil.
1 Leading Regional Economy
Brazil is a global powerhouse, ranking among the top 10 economies in the world and the largest in Latin America, with a USD 1.8 trillion dollar GDP in 2016 and an average GDP growth rate of 2.6% since 2000.
2 Global destination for investment
Brazil continues to be among the top 10 recipients of FDI in the world and the only Latin American country on that list. FDI flows to Brazil totaled over USD 590 billion from 2010 to 2016, averaging over USD 85 billion per year according to Brazilian Central Bank data.
Brazil is open to foreign direct investment and continues to attract leading and innovative international businesses thanks to profitable opportunities underpinned by robust domestic investor protection rules enforced by an independent judiciary.
Brazil has a credible judicial system and a fair regulatory environment, providing security for investors.
3 Resilient domestic market
Brazil has one of the largest consumer markets in the world, with over 207 million inhabitants.
Poverty in the country is at its lowest level, according to the World Bank’s latest data, after tens of millions of Brazilians have been lifted out of extreme poverty through government assistance programs and real increases in the minimum wage, including above inflation rates.
4 Diversified economy
With a huge potential for growth, Brazil is home to a competitive industrial sector, including Latin America’s largest aerospace, automotive, oil and gas, mining, capital goods, medical equipment and chemical industries.
5 Energy powehouse
Brazil has one of the largest petroleum reserves and is home to one of the biggest oil discoveries made in the Western Hemisphere in the past 30 years: the ultra-deepwater oil finds off Brazil’s southeast coast known as ‘pre-salt’ oil.
Brazil is one of the top producers and exporters of ethanol biofuel in the world. Renewable sources are now responsible for over 40% of Brazil’s energy matrix, one of the highest levels in the world.
With Brazil’s large supplies of water, hydroelectric power provides over 60% of Brazil’s electricity needs. Wind, biomass and solar energy continue to grow in importance.
Want to know more about investments in Brazil?
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Want to know more about Foreign Investments in Brazil?
We are a team of developers (Development Team) lead by executives from the market with more than 30 years of experience in refinery operation, crude oil and products trade, Brazil retail market and port and terminal infrastructure.