As the world’s fifth largest country and sixth largest economy with GDP per head that’s greater than its BRIC counterparts, India and China, Brazil is simply too big a market to ignore.
Its membership as a BRIC nation along with Brazil, Russia, India and China, and its inclusion in UKTI’s list of high-growth markets highlights its growing economic status and potential for further growth, which should be of interest to every British exporter and importer.
For more detailed information when trading with Brazil, download our Brazil Fact Sheet
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information about Brazil
|Brazil: Country Profile|
|Population:||201.1 million (Source: CIA)||Postcode Format:||99999
|Transport equipment, iron ore, soybeans, footwear, coffee, autos (Source: CIA)|
|Machinery, electrical and transport equipment, chemical products, oil, automotive parts, electronics (Source: CIA)|
|Time Zones:||3 Zones: GMT - 02:00, GMT - 03:00, GMT - 04:00 Daylight saving times operate third Sun Oct to third Sun in Feb for majority of GMT - 03:00 – time zone changes to GMT - 02:00|
|UK to Brazil Transit Times|
|The times provided for dutiable shipments are based on the time expected for customs in Brazil to clear the shipment - this is dependent on the value of the shipment.|
|Sao Paulo||Non-Dutiable: 2 days||Dutiable: 2 days|
|Rio de Janeiro||Non-Dutiable: 2 days||Dutiable: 2 days|
|Brasilia||Non-Dutiable: 2 days||Dutiable: 2 days|
|Vitoria||Non-Dutiable: 2 days||Dutiable: 2 days|
|Porto Alegre||Non-Dutiable: 2 days||Dutiable: 2 days|
|Recife||Non-Dutiable: 5 days||Dutiable: 6 days|
DHL’s standard list of prohibited items also applies.