Guide to Doing Business in Brazil

How To Report Fraud In Brazil

The government in Brazil provides little if any supervision over private and public matters such a fraud, especially when related to the INSS, the National Institute of Social Security. In this article we will look at how you can report fraud in Brazil.


Hunting In Brazil

In Brazil where wild and exotic animals can be found in numerous places, one area of particular interest is hunting. According to hunting clubs and other entities specializing in hunting, the number of people carrying a hunting license is around 4 million. In this article, we will learn more about hunting in Brazil.


Facts About Bolsa Família

The Bolsa Família Program is a program of direct transfer of income that benefits households in poverty and extreme poverty in Brazil. Bolsa Familia integrates the Brazil Without Poverty Plan which focuses on Brazilian households where each family members income is below BRL 77 per month. In this article, we will take a closer look at Bolsa Família and how it works.


Bonded Warehouse For Companies Not Established In Brazil

Storing goods in bonded warehouses can be very useful for companies during foreign trade processes, even for those that are not legally established in Brazil. This article explains how this can be done.





How To Export Meat From Brazil To Russia

Brazil is the biggest exporter of meat in the world. The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, known as MAPA or Ministério da Agricultura, Pecuária e Abastecimento expects that exports of bovine meat will grow consistently at about 2.15% per year. However, from August 2014, these numbers are expected to increase as Russia will start prioritizing the import of Brazilian meat. In this article, we will explain how to export meat from Brazil to Russia.


Tax Exemption In Manaus Free Trade Zone

In 1967 the Brazilian government created a Free Trade Zone in the middle of the Amazon Rainforest in order to attract foreign investment to the area and to assist in the development of the country. Despite its location, the tax benefits presented to the industries willing to settle there have contributed in attracting more than 600 companies to the Free Trade Zone. In this article, we will look at the benefits.


How To Become a Sworn Translator in Brazil

Whenever an individual needs to present an official document to a body of the government, he must have his document translated by a sworn translator. In this article, we will see how someone, even a foreigner, can become a sworn translator.


How to Import Animals For Commercial Purposes to Brazil

The market for pets, as well as the products and services intended for them has grown significantly in Brazil. According to the data released by the Brazilian Association of the Industry of Products for Pets, Abinpet, in 2013, the market is worth BRL 15,4 billion and represent 0.32% of the Gross Domestic Product. Also, Brazil has the biggest number of pets in the world, accounting for 106 million pets.


Supermarket Industry in Brazil

As a sector that has constantly grown in the past decade, the supermarket industry is drawing lots of attention from investors and entrepreneurs. In this article, we will take a look at the impressive numbers shown by the supermarket industry in Brazil.


Introduction to ANEEL

ANEEL regulates and establishes conditions so that electricity related services are provided with an acceptable quality and safety, while preserving sustainable pricing. The Electricity Regulatory Agency also monitors that all their regulations, as well as the contracts signed with other companies, are followed.


11 Brazilian Luxury Brands

It is not only recently that luxury brands are aiming for the Brazilian market. Many international companies have arrived in the country, but the national brands gained ground too. This article will present some of the Brazilian luxury companies.


How To Behave In A Brazilian Store

When travelling abroad, one of the many things that strike tourists more deeply is the way people behave with each other, especially when it comes to a thing almost every tourist likes to do: shopping in a different country. In this article, we will give you tips on how to behave in a Brazilian store.


Introduction to CVM

Among the four major regulatory agencies for the Financial Market, the one in charge of the securities market in Brazil is CVM, which has executive functions, such as inspections, and standard-setting responsibilities. In this article, we will take a look at how CVM works.


Differences Between CNPJ And Inscrição Estadual

CNPJ and Inscrição Estadual are two types of registrations for companies established in Brazil. While their functions might be similar, they have some differences, as shown in this article.


Introduction to OAB

Being a lawyer is a very popular profession among Brazilians, but becoming one is not really simple. Among the many requirements needed to carry out the profession, being subscribed to OAB is the most important for those who want to legally act before a Law Court and provide legal consultation. In this article, we will take a look at what is OAB.