Market Report - Brazil




Background of Brazil

Brazil is a country in Eastern South America that covers an area of 8,515,770 square kilometers and the 6th largest country in the world. Brazil is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela. The capital of Brazil is Brasilia. Brazil is mostly tropical but temperate in the south. The country possess bauxite, gold, iron ore, manganese, nickel, phosphates, platinum, tin, rare earth elements, uranium, petroleum, hydropower, and timber as natural resources.

Population207,353,391 (July 2017 est.)

GDP per Capita (PPP)$15,600 (2017 est.)

Total ExportsUS $ Bn 217.7 (2017)

Total ImportUS $ Bn 150.7 (2017)

CurrencyBrazilian real