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Bem-vindos ao Brasil! 

Welcome to Brazil!

  • Brazil has the 2nd highest number of airports in the world, after the U.S.

  • The main exporter of Brazil nuts is not Brazil? It's Bolivia!

  • Sex change surgeries are free under Brazil's public health system since 2008.

  • Brazil once tried to sell an aircraft carrier on eBay..

  • Brazilian prisoners can reduce their sentence by 4 days for every book they read and write a report on.

  • In 1958, a rhinoceros was a candidate in the city council elections in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

  • Voting is mandatory in Brazil.

  • Brazil distributes women's breast milk around the country to babies whose mothers can't provide it for them.

Brazil is the largest country in South America and located on the eastern shores of South America. Brazil's population consists of nearly 200M and it is the fifth most populated

country in the world. Its largest and richest city is Sao-Paulo, hosting over 11M people. 

While Brazil represents 35% of Latin American population it represents 44% of the GDP of Latin American countries.  Brazil is the seventh largest economy in the world and has GDP of over 2 trillion dollars. In the last decade its GDP per capita tripled and is now at approx. $12,000. 

Private consumption is responsible for more than 50% of expenditure followed by government consumption and investments. Main economy contributors are natural resources, agriculture, mining, manufacturing and services. 


Brazil is a member of Mercosur trade agreement-
Israel is the only member outside Latin America in the Mercosur. This membership enables easy trade terms and approach to the whole South-America countries with encouragement of the governments. 

With nearly endless possibilities for businesses Brazil is a leading international player in areas such as telecommunications, healthcare, food & beverage, cosmetics, internet and more.

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