Brazil welcomes your business. Nearly 21,000 firms exported from Brazil in 2007, according the Ministry of Foreign Trade (MDIC). Over 50% of those exporters-11,889 companies-were micro and small businesses. This is a country that recognizes and supports the role micro, small and medium-sized businesses play in driving development.

Perhaps you're interested in establishing a partnership with one of the country's exporters. You may be considering joint ventures with Brazilian companies, franchise or licensing opportunities, or sales of your products and services in Brazil. Whatever your interests and needs, the resources provided in this section will lead you to information that can support your entry into this thriving market.

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