Guide to Doing Business in Brazil

Cleaning Product Market in Brazil

Brazilians are the largest consumers of cleaning products in Latin America spending an average of BRL 271,68 per year. According to Sebrae, an institution supporting the development of small and micro companies, Brazil has the fourth largest market in the word for cleaning products after the United States, China and Japan.


Waste Recycling in Brazil

Brazil still loses a large amount of money for not properly recycling waste from its cities, of which only 14% have selective waste collection programs. In this article, we will give an overview of the status of waste recycling in Brazil.


The Positioning of a Foreign Company in Brazil

Brazil is a country that is always open to novelties and innovations among the market’s sectors. But first of all, to open a business in the country, it is necessary to understand the market in which you will focus and adapt to its particularities.


Tax Benefits for Purchase of Capital Goods for Exporters

Recap, short for special regime for the purchase of capital goods for exporters, is a customs regime that grants tax benefits to exporting companies. We will learn in this article what Recap is and who can apply for it.





Rural Insurance in Brazil

Rural insurance is one of the instruments of an agricultural policy which is intended to reduce the inherent risks in rural activities. In this article you will learn about the different types of government programs to ensure rural activities in Brazil.


Solar Power Distributors in Brazil

Solar energy is an alternative power source that grew 65% in the past 5 years in order to meet the demand for sustainable energy. In this article we will see the main solar power providers in Brazil.


Cost of Living in Belo Horizonte in 2015

Belo Horizonte is one of the Brazilian cities that hosted matches during the 2014 FIFA World Cup including a semifinal match, which has drawn international attention to the city and to the services that it offers. In this article you will find some of the primary costs related to relocating to Belo Horizonte.


Regulation for Heat Insulation in Brazil

Houses and other residential buildings are large consumers of electricity and gas. One of the ways to reduce the energy consumption in our homes is investing in heat insulation, which is still little explored in Brazil. In this article you will learn about the regulations that involve heat insulation in houses.


Chocolate Market in Brazil

Brazil is among the four largest producers and consumers of chocolate in the world, producing about 800 thousand tons of chocolate per year. In this article you will find more information about this market.


How to Start a Bakery in Brazil

Currently, the sector of bakeries is the country's second largest food distribution channel and one of the six major industries. In Brazil there are around 64 000 small and medium-sized bakeries. In this article you will learn how to start this business in Brazil.


Introduction to IBAMA

IBAMA is an institute that was created to ensure the preservation and maintenance of the environment. It acts in the protection of Brazilian natural resources. In this article we will understand what IBAMA is and its functions.


Chronic Medical Conditions Tax Exemptions

There are cases where individual taxpayers are exempt from paying income tax, and this applies for people with chronic medical conditions. In this article you will learn how the tax benefit is given and who is eligible to apply for it.


Import of Donations to Brazil

In this article you will learn about the process of importing donated goods to Brazil. This is a category of import that has specific procedures and certain restrictions.


Birthday Parties for Children in Brazil

Birthday parties for children are traditional for Brazilians and are celebrated through a series of rituals that involve everything from the party invitation cards to the happy birthday song. In this article you will see the main characteristics of birthday parties for children in Brazil.


The Complete Guide to Product Distribution in Brazil

With a large amount of specific and complicated legislation, it may be difficult for foreigners to establish legally the whole chain of product distribution in Brazil. In this article, we will present you with a complete guide to product distribution in Brazil.



Busiest Seasons for E-commerce in Brazil

Certain dates and holidays are responsible for a significant part of the revenue for e-commerce in Brazil, and should be kept in mind by online store managers.

Vehicle Tracking in Brazil

More than 1.5 million vehicles in Brazil use some sort of tracking device, with the freight sector representing a major share of this market

Satellite Communication in Brazil

Mobile satellite systems, which are largely used in Brazil due to its extensive territory, represent a flexible way of communication for areas in which regular telephone services do not cover.