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Useful Links
In addition to the links in our Doing Business in Brazil section, we recommend that you review the following government and private sector sites. They offer useful information for US companies interested in doing business in Brazil. If you know of other links useful to US exporters, please contact us so that we can consider including them in this listing.

U.S. Government
Brazilian Government


U.S. Government

Environmental Export News

Ex-Im Bank

Federal Aviation Administration
- Travel and Safety Tips
- The First click to the US Government.
U.S. Department of Commerce
, Trade Promotion arm of US Government
The U.S. Commercial Service

The U.S. Government Export Portal

International Trade Administration

Minority Business Development Agency

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)

Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC)

Small Business Administration (SBA)

Trade Advocacy Center

Trade Information Center

TradeStats Express

U.S. Bureau of Consular Affairs

U.S. Census Bureau

U.S. Department of State
- Country Information
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

U.S. Trade & Development Agency
(USTDA), Extensive information on trade and development issues
U.S. Trade Representative
(USTR), Information on trade-related issues, specifically the WTO.
Information on trade agreements between countries of the Western Hemisphere: Organization of American States-Trade Unit
Internet One-stop Interactive browser for business, trade and economic information - fee based but available in many libraries: USA.gov
U.S. Department of State Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
- Provides information on Brazil and the region, including background notes, economic reports & links to other U.S. Government Agencies:
U.S. Government Export Assistance:
Export Administration Regulations

Export Financing

Export Programs Guide
- Frequently Asked Export Questions
SBA Guide to Exporting

TradeStats Express

USDA Brazil (Agriculture)

How to open a company in Brazil: Brazilian Embassy in U.S

Brazilian Government
Links to all Ministries and government organizations : http://www.brasil.gov.br/
Ministry of Finance -Information about the Brazilian economy :http://www.fazenda.gov.br/
Brazilian Association of the Customs Systems Operating Companies (ABEPRA): http://www.abepra.org.br/
Brazilian Government: http://www.planalto.gov.br/
SUFRAMA - Superintendencia da Zona Franca de Manaus (Manaus Free Trade Zone Authority): www.suframa.gov.br
Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento - BNDES provides the long term financing of investments for private companies in all areas, including foreign companies set in Brazil:http://www.bndes.gov.br/
BCB-Banco Central do Brasil - Central Bank of Brazil : http://www.bcb.gov.br/
Confederacao Nacional dos Transportes - National Confederation of Transport : http://www.cnt.org.br/
Fundacao IBGE - Industrial Development Organization : http://www.ibge.gov.br/
Ministerio da Ciencia e Tecnologia - MCT - Ministry of Science and Technology : http://www.mct.gov.br
Secretaria da Receita Federal (Brazilian Customs) : http://www.receita.fazenda.gov.br
Rede Ferroviaria Federal (Federal Railway System): http://www.rffsa.gov.br
Ministerio da Saude - Ministry of Health : http://www.saude.gov.br
Ministerio do Planejamento e Orcamento (Ministry of Planning and Budgeting) : http://www.planejamento.gov.br/
Instituto Nacional de Propriedade Intelectual - National Institute of Intellectual Property : http://www.inpi.gov.br/
Ministerio dos Transportes - Ministry of Transportation : http://www.transportes.gov.br
Ministry of Foreign Relations

Standards: INMETRO
Taxes and Duty Rates for products exported to Brazil : Aduaneiras , Exportation Promotion Agency Brazil(APEX), Brazil Trade Net
Tourism, Business Travel information:
Tourism Office of the Brazilian Embassy in Washington,

Ministerio dos Transportes

Dominio Publico Search for articles, videos , documents on Economy, Education, Tourism and other categories (Results available in English, Portuguese and other languages)
Brazil’s Economic Outlook
Brazilian Embassy in Washington - Overview of the economy : http://www.brasilemb.org - American Chamber of Commerce - Business information about Brazil : http://www.amcham.com.br
Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. - Business information about Brazil: http://www.brazilcham.com

There is a Brazilian association for practically every industry sector; however, since most of their websites are in Portuguese, we recommend that you contact one of our industry sector experts for more specific information on a given sector. We maintain working relationships with most of the industrial and service associations in Brazil.
Links to web sites outside the U.S. Government or the use of trade, firm, or corporation names within U.S. Commercial Service web sites are for the convenience of the user. Such links and use do not constitute an express or implied official endorsement or approval by the US Department of Commerce of any private sector website, or of the products or services of specifically identified companies or of any of the private entities that may have contributed to a U.S. Commercial Service website.

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