About Us

Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (APEX-Brasil)

Apex-Brasil is the Brazilian government’s trade and investment promotion agency. Regarding the investment activity, we support international investors as they analyze the opportunities to establish a plant in Brazil, start a partnership with a Brazilian company, or commit capital in Brazil through funds and companies. Our goal is to satisfy investors needs and generate results as we attract technology, innovation, new companies and generate jobs in Brazil.

The Agency has already served 1300+ investors to announce 118 projects worth $ 23 billion in Brazil.

The agency’s service portfolio ranges from preparing market data intelligence to connecting investor to high-level authorities offering solutions mainly (although not exclusively) for the following industries:

  • Agribusiness
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Renewable Energy
  • Health & Life Sciences
  • Infrastructure
  • Oil & Gas
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital

We are part of the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, through which we count with 120+ offices in the world, and we work in close collaboration with other Ministries, regulatory Agencies, class entities, and so on.

How we can help

Apex-Brazil is ready to assist in all steps of the investor’s decision-making process by:

  • Offering personalized Consulting
  • Sharing general information on tax, legal and regulatory matters
  • Providing tailored market and industry information
  • Providing deal flow of funds and companies
  • Fostering partnerships between Brazilian and foreign companies
  • Softlanding tech companies
  • Supporting projects in site location
  • Networking to public and private institutions at federal and state levels

Our Events



May 31 and June 1st


Brasil Investment Forum

Brasil Investment Forum (BIF) is a federal government event hosted by the Brazilian President which aims to highlight investment opportunities in strategic industries in the Brazilian economy, such as infrastructure, energy, agribusiness and technology.

The event counts with more than 1,500 participants and gives access to two days of content dedicated to recent improvements in Brazil's business environment and to several business opportunities in the country. Global CEOs, authorities and international organizations from public and private sectors participate in the Forum.

BIF provides a unique opportunity to schedule meetings with high-level Brazilian authorities including Ministers and State authorities, representatives from regulatory agencies and other government institutions.

The Brasil Investment Forum’s last edition was a huge success. The event held 09 panels to discuss opportunities in strategic industries of the Brazilian economy. In addition to that, during the 02 days event several bilateral meetings were held, including private meetings between international investors and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and his State Ministers.

During the event, the participants were pleased with the signatures of Cooperation Agreements and Investment Announcements that consolidated great opportunities in Brazil for the coming years.

How can we help you invest in Brazil? Talk to our team.