USD 1.89 trillion
GDP per Capita - 2018
USD 78.2 billion
FDI Inflow - 2019
Active Work Age Population
USD 225.4 billion
USD 177.3 billion
USD 374,709 million
International Reserves 2018
Brazil is the 8th world vehicle producer and has the 6th largest market for automotive, offering a highly developed auto market, which includes the presence of the world’s leading motor vehicle manufacturers across a wide range of segments.
Health and Life Sciences Sector
Brazil, with an area of 8.5 million square kilometers (fifth largest country), relies heavily on logistics and transportation networks to guarantee its competitiveness and to keep growing.
Oil & Gas Sector
Oil & Gas Sector
Brazil’s Oil & Gas industry ranked as the 10th among the world’s largest oil producers, the largest oil producer in Latin America.
Renewable Energy Sector
Renewable Energy Sector
Brazil has one of the cleanest electricity matrixes in the world with renewables representing over 80% of the country’s power generation capacity.
Apex-Brasil is the Brazilian government’s trade and investment promotion agency. Regarding the investment activity, we offer free of charge services to support international investors in analyzing the opportunities to establish or expand units in Brazil, start a partnership with a Brazilian company, or commit capital in Brazil through funds and companies.
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Information on tax
Apex-Brasil provides general guidelines on legal and fiscal matters, in order to assist companies in their initial analysis of the Brazilian regulatory framework and business environment.
Tailored market and industry information
Our team prepares custom-made market intelligence materials for foreign investors, comprising general Brazilian economic data, analysis of sectors, market trends and other relevant information for your decision-making process.
Providing deal flow of funds and companies
Apex-Brasil supports foreign investment funds and individual investors seeking opportunities for venture capital and private equity allocation in Brazil, facilitating contact with Brazilian funds, companies and startups according to the investors’ requirements.
Apex-Brasil is constantly working on identifying and reaching qualified Brazilian companies and mapping projects for investors, so we can help potential investors that are looking for opportunities to establish partnerships, joint-ventures or other types of collaboration with Brazilian companies.
Softlanding tech companies
We are the bridge connecting you to Brazil! Tapping into a new market is a hard task that requires time and financial resources to do it properly. Apex-Brasil comes to bridge this gap and provide international tech companies the methodology and tools they need to validate their product, secure customers and start operating in Brazil.
Supporting projects in site location
Apex-Brasil supports companies willing to invest in Brazil in the identification of suitable locations, offering support on the construction of local business agendas and providing general information on potential costs, business environment and talent pool availability.
Using an extensive network of associations and authorities, Apex-Brasil also acts as liaison between foreign investors and regulatory and local authorities, as well as private and public institutions that can help your company establish a presence in Brazil.
“Porto Central aims to be a new world-class industrial port complex in Brazil. In the past 12 months, we developed a great partnership with Apex-Brasil, of which international missions were held in China and Middle East and promising business contacts were made. Apex-Brasil is supporting and promoting the project nationally and internationally to potential partners, investors and financiers. We expect to continue to grow this partnership in short and long term perspective!”
José Maria Vieira de Novaes, CEO Porto Central
"Apex-Brasil supported our innovation project providing relevant information to identify potential local partners and seize competitive advantages to invest at Brazil. Thus, decision making process became more assertive, making the investment on local manufacturing feasible."
Sandro Albuquerque, Servier
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