The Brazilian GDP measured in PPP represents 35% of the whole Latin America GDP
The consumption market covers more than 900 million of potential consumers, considering Brazil, Latin America and North America.
Brazil borders almost all the South America countries, except Chile and Ecuador.
One of the worldwide largest producer and exporter of agricultural products.
The world’s largest producer of ethanol, with 308 installed production plants, producing 17,7 billion liters per year.
The world’s largest producer of iron ore.
The worldwide largest producer and exporter of coffee, sugar cane and fruit juices.
The world’s largest exporter of soy, meat, chicken and leather.
Self-sufficient in oil.
67 airports with annual flow of 110 million people.
46 ports with capacity for over 600 million tons/year.
29,596 km of railways – the eleventh world railway mesh.
1.6 million km of roads – the third world road mesh.
100% digital telephone lines in Brazil.
Brazil has one of the best communication structures with 125 million mobile lines, at about 42 million fixed lines and more than 1 million public telephones.
Brazil has great opportunities in the infrastructure sector.
Brazil’s economically active population represents 36% of Latin America total population, having reached 92 million people in 2017.
16 million people with higher education level have technical-scientific activities.
6 million was the total number of registered students in technical and higher education in 2016.
There has been an increased growth in the Brazilian work productivity, in the latest years1
Innovation and Technology
Brazil has the biggest and most diversified science, technology and innovation system of Latin America.
It has a competitive differential within the sectors of aircraft building, oil exploration in depth water and software development.
Brazil has internationally consolidated its competence in producing ethanol and biodiesel fuel.
Excellency in the equipment production and medical hospital services supply.
The growth rate in number of personal computers last few years has increased more than 120%, reaching more than 29 million. This number represents 40% of the whole Latin America personal computers during those years.
The Brazilian Internet users’ number increased more than 270% in the last years, representing 53 million users.
In the last years the Brazilian return on investment overcame the 26% annual mean.
The foreign companies settled down in Brazil are free to send their profits to their country of origin.
Brazil received, in 2017, 30% of the Foreign Direct Investment intended to the Latin America, resulting in a 99% growth rate.