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Doing business in Brazil

A selection of articles, books and online resources to help you explore the key issues for doing business in Brazil.


Overseas Business Risk - Brazil
Guidance from the Department for International Trade and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office on potential risks for UK businesses operating in this country. Covers economic and political risks, human rights issues, bribery and corruption, terrorism, intellectual property and organised crime.

International Business Guides: Brazil
HSBC, June 2023
The guide gives an overview of challenges and opportunities, society and culture, working practice and values, and business etiquette. It also includes information on labour, tax, FDI, infrastructure and cost of living.

Doing Business in Brazil
Guide prepared by a local firm within the UHY network which provides an overview of the relevant issues to consider when establishing a business in this country. This publication is current at March 2018.

Atradius Country Report: Brazil
Overview published by Atradius covering the country's most important business sectors, key indicators, political and economic summaries and outlook. Updated in April 2018.

Doing Deals in Brazil
PwC publication issued in 2017. Topics include investment drivers and challenges, economic environment, mergers and acquisitions and private equity activity, accounting and audit requirements and tax issues.

Brazil: Guide to Doing Business
Guide published by legal firm Lex Mundi in 2020, providing an overview of the legal and business environment in Brazil.

Global Trader guide to global markets
Export guide published in association with British Chambers of Commerce featuring a profile of this country along with overviews of key industry sectors and regional trends.


On our Exporting to Brazil page you can find export guides, trade forecasts and economic and political updates.

Chambers of commerce and business networks

Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain
A support network for promoting business and trade between Great Britain and Brazil.

British Chamber of Commerce in Brazil
A support network for promoting business and trade between Britain and Brazil.

Articles and books in the Library collection

Selected books

The Business Operations in... series from Bloomberg BNA provides expert guidance on the tax aspects of expanding and operating businesses abroad.

Business Operations in Brazil
Analysis of the business environment in Brazil, focusing on: the economy and government, operating a business, forms of doing business, principal taxes and taxation of domestic corporations.

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