Starting a business in Brazil

Here we present some links to useful resources for those considering doing business in or with Brazil.

As South America’s most populous country (fifth largest in the world) with an economy that is the world’s seventh largest by nominal GDP and eighth largest by purchasing power parity, it is a large market with a lot of opportunities.

1. British Business in Brazil – Our sister publication Growth Business UK meets British entrepreneurs successfully operating in the country and lifts the lid on some of the difficulties they have encountered while there.

2. Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain – Founded in 1942, the organisation offers conferences, seminars and business meetings involving Ministers of State, Ambassadors, Chief Executives of leading companies and Banks, both from Brazil and the UK, with discounts and special offers for members.

3. British Chamber of Commerce in Brazil – A non-profit association whose aim is to further British-Brazilian relations and develop business opportunities. Britcham has offices in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Rio Grande do Sul.

4. British Embassy Brasilia – The embassy has a specialist business section with news and contacts for the commercial team and offices throughout the country.

5. Feiras Brasil – The largest web portal for trade fairs in Brazil. Covers all sectors but, as at time of writing, is only available in Portuguese.

Companies offering business services aligned for British enterprises interested in Brazilian markets

1. Aocubo Pesquisa – Consultancy and market research for foreign companies wishing to explore opportunities in Brazil.

2. GCE Consultoria – São Paulo based business consulting firm that offers services focused on SMEs and encompassing operations start-ups in Brazil.

3. Whitefield International – British firm which has an office in Sao Paolo that offers foreign direct investment, corporate location and international trade services.

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