Guide to Doing Business in Brazil

Concurso Público In Brazil

The standard process to fill a position offered by the government or other entities is known as concurso público, which can be highly competitive and, in some cases, even demand years of study. This article will explain what concurso público is and why so many in Brazil are interested in it.


Regulatory Environment for Business in Brazil

In a country like Brazil where protectionism still has deep roots, some industries - specially infrastructure services - have strong state controlled companies dominating the national market, like Petrobras. In an attempt to increase the investment and improve the services level in these sectors the Brazilian government opened them to private investors, a measure that demanded regulatory tools. In this article, we will have an overview of the Regulatory Environment for Business in Brazil.


How To Obtain A Limited Radar License

In some cases, importers are granted a simplified license to access Siscomex. This article explains what the Limited Radar License is and how to get it.


Introduction To The Brazilian Constitution

Brazil's current Federal Constitution has been valid since 1988. This article will explain the main pillars of the Constituição, as well as how this document can possibly be modified.





15 Most Popular Sports In Brazil

It is not very hard to state that football — or soccer, as the Americans call it — is the most popular sport in Brazil. However, other modalities are gaining ground and supporters. Find out in this article what the main sports are among Brazilians.


How To Negotiate Tax Debts With Receita Federal

During hard times or after bad financial results, tax debts may appear. Find out in this article how to manage those debts with the Federal Revenue.


15 Items You Cannot Find In Brazil

As a country with an expressive upper and middle class willing to acquire imported goods, the Brazilian market offers to its consumers almost every option available for consumers worldwide. Nevertheless, a few items are not available for Brazilian purchasers.


Tobacco Industry In Brazil

The growth of the Brazilian tobacco industry is going to be faced with many challenges as countries put in place strong regulations to fight the health effects of consuming tobacco. This article will cover the changes and challenges this sector is going through.


Logging Permit In Brazil

Brazil has been trying to get rid of its image as a deforester country, but the country is still seen as one of the biggest loggers in the world. This article will explain more about logging permits in Brazil.


Bonded Warehouses In Brazil: Dry Ports x Airports

Brazil has different bonded warehouse regimes, each one of them best suited for certain occasions. This article will help you decide which warehouse is best suited for your business needs: a warehouse located in an airport or in a Brazilian dry port.


100 Most Influential Blogs in Brazil - 2014 Edition

The Internet is one of the major sources of information for Brazilians, and blogs play a major role. We will find out in this article which are the most influential blogs in Brazil in 2014.


Brazilian Armed Forces

The Brazilian Armed Forces is the combination of three military branches that were created to safeguard Brazil’s vast territory, coastline and airspace. It comprises of the Brazilian Army, the Brazilian Navy and the Brazilian Air Force.


Rules for Bringing Personal Items Into Brazil

Cameras, e-book readers and mobile phones bought abroad do not necessarily need to be taxed when entering Brazil. This article will explain these cases and will show how the import of personal items work.


Commercial Relations: Brazil and Cuba

Relations between Cuba and other countries worldwide became fractured after Castro’s successful Cuban Revolution in 1959 and, with the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, they became even more so. But, since Cuba re-established diplomatic relations with Brazil in June 1986, Brazil and Cuba have made great efforts to build trust and ties with the effects being felt today.


How To Import Aircraft Parts To Brazil

The import of aircraft parts can demand authorization from various entities, and might benefit from various tax exemptions as well. This article will outline the necessary steps in this process.