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Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in South America and the fifth-largest in the world. It is also world’s sixth most populous country

Economically, Brazil is the largest national economy in Latin America and the world’s ninth-largest economy. Brazil has a mixed economy with abundant natural resources.

Brazil has a good partnership with India by means of BRIC associations

Brazil’s diversified economy includes agriculture, industry, and a wide range of services.

Agriculture and allied sectors like forestry, logging and fishing play an important role and Brazil is one of the largest producers of oranges, coffee, sugar cane, cassava and sisal, soybeans and papayas

Brazil is strong in automobiles, steel and petrochemicals to computers, aircraft, and consumer durables, etc.

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionLatin America
Capital CityBrasilia
Government TypeFederal presidential constitutional republic
Official LanguagesPortuguese
CurrencyBrazilian real, BRL
Phone Code +55
Important CitiesSão Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Fortaleza, Belo Horizonte, Curitiba, Manaus, Recife, Belém, Porto Alegre, Goiânia, Guarulhos, Campinas
National DayIndependence Day (7th Sept)
Ease of Doing Business Ranking124 (Medium)
Primary Industriesiron and steel production, automobile assembly, petroleum processing, chemicals production, and cement making; technologically based industries
Major ExportsSoybeans, Iron Ore, Crude Petroleum, Raw Sugar, vehicles, ineral fuels including oil, Oil seeds, Ores, slag, ash, Meat, Machinery including computers, Cereals, Woodpulp, Food industry waste, animal fodder.
Major Exports to IndiaAnimal, Footwear, Textiles and Clothing, Hides and Skins, Transportation, Plastic or Rubber, Wood, Machinery and Electricals, Metals
Major ImportsMineral fuels including oil, Electrical machinery, equipment, Machinery including computers, Vehicles, Organic chemicals, Fertilizers, Plastics, plastic articles, Pharmaceuticals, Other chemical goods, Optical, technical, medical apparatus.
Major Imports from IndiaChemicals, Textiles and Clothing, Machinery and Electricals, Metals, Transportation, Fuels, Plastic or Rubber
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaMERCOSUR India, Southern Common Market India, Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA), Global System Of Trade Preferences (GSTP), bilateral strategic partnership, Brics Agreement
Bordering NationsFrench Guiana, Suriname, Guyana, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina, Uruguay
Member ofAmazon Cooperation Treaty Organization(ACTO), Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB), Antarctic treaty system(ATS), Group of 15(G15), Group of 20(G20), Group of 24(G24), Group of 77(G77), Group of 8+5(G8+5), Lima Group(GL), International Monetary Fund(IMF), Organization of American States(OAS), Organization of Ibero-American States(OIAS), United Nations(UN), World Trade Organization(WTO), South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone(ZPCAS)
Indian Embassy Details for BrazilH.E. Suresh Reddy
Honourable Ambassador
Embassy of India
SES 805,LOTE 24, ASA SUL, Brasília - DF, 70452-901
Phone: 0055-61-3248-4006
Embassy Details of Brazil in IndiaH.E. Mr. Andre Aranha Correa do Lago
Embassy of the Federative Republic of Brazil
8Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam RoadNew Delhi110011
Phone: 0121-23017301 (O)