Over the past fifteen years, Brazil has built a new development model underpinned by monetary stability, reversal in external weaknesses, fiscal responsibility and social inclusion. This effort has led the country into a cycle of economic growth and the business environment has changed, whilst attracting a greater volume of investments. The economic estability, the improving investment environment, a large domestic market, great opportunities in infraestructure and the energy sector convertes Brazil in one of the main destinies for foreign investment in the world.
Maintaining the economic capacity to provide increased business opportunities has been a priority for the country. In this regard, there is a permanent commitment not only to the consistency of the economic foundations and social justice, but also to the overall soundness of the institutions. Brazil has endeavoured to ensure universal, stable and clear rules for the productive sector that ensures predictability and transparency for those who seek to invest in the country.
According to the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (APEX), Brazil´s major competitive advantages presently comprise:
- Social and economic growth combined with stability and environmental sustainability.
- Social and macroeconomic structure.
- Strong domestic market.
- Richness of natural and cultural assets.
- Open markets and multilateralism.
- Clean and abundant renewable energy.
- Democratic stability
The Brazil Export: Trade and Investment Guide – Brazil Export is an efficient, coordinated government website highlighting Brazil’s business and investment opportunities, promoting foreign trade and attracting international investors to the country’s dynamic domestic economy and is a joint effort of Brazil’s Ministries of External Relations (MRE), Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC) and Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA) and the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil). The new platform brings together information on investments and business opportunities, presenting, in a structured and thematic manner, Brazil’s major industries and the institutions supporting them. The Trade and Investment Guide follows the international trend toward cooperating organizations sharing products and services in a single, standardized electronic environment. The innovative web interface enhances the user experience, optimizing access to information, quickly answering key questions and offering services that simplify import, export and investment activities.