Brazil at a Glance

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  • Brazil is the 7th largest economy in the world with a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of U$2.4 trillion—equivalent to more than 40% of Latin America’s economy.

  • Brazil is the 7th largest consumer market in the world and by 2023 will be the 5th. In the last decade, 30 million Brazilians ascended to the middle class. 

  • Brazil has a 7,400 kilometers coastline that provides privileged access to North America, Europe and Asia. In addition, it has borders with 10 countries in South America.

  • Brazil was the world’s 5th main destination of Foreign Direct Investment flows in 2014, receiving more than U$62 billion in new investment.

  • Brazil is the world’s largest exporter of meat, coffee and sugar, and the second largest exporter of soya beans and iron ores. It is also the 6th largest exporter of aircrafts.

  • Brazil has 15 million companies, 93% of which are small businesses .

  • Brazil has the second largest trade flow in Latin America, reaching U$454 billion in 2014.