Exporting Products to BRAZIL

Brazil borders with Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, and the Atlantic Ocean. Its three largest cities are Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Brasilia (its capital).

Trade agreement with the EU: In negotiation as part of the EU's Association Agreement with the    Mercosur countries which also include Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. Read more here
Brazilian national currency: Real (BRL)
Main language: Portuguese


tt_air Transit time via air from the UK to airport in Brazil is approximately 1 to 3 days. Brazil's main cargo international airports are located in the state of Sao Paulo: GRU in Guarulhos (serving the São Paulo municipality), and Viracopos in the city of Campinas.


tt_sea Transit time via sea from the UK to port in Brazil is approximately 18 to 28 days. Brazil’s main sea port is Santos.



docs Export documents required include packing list, commercial invoice, and health / organic / phytosanitary certificate(s) where applicable. Requirements for the Brazilian importer include having a tax indentification number (CNPJ) and a RADAR lincence. Requirements for the British exporter include having an EORI number.


Top-10 products exported from the United Kingdom to Brazil in 2017

1. Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical
    appliances; parts thereof
    .................................................................................................$699.3 m

2. Pharmaceutical products
    .................................................................................................$316.3 m

3. Vehicles; other than railway or tramway rolling stock,
    and parts and accessories thereof
    .................................................................................................$172.2 m

4. Oganic chemicals
    .................................................................................................$141.2 m

5. Electrical/electronic equipment
    .................................................................................................$98.6 m

6. Miscellaneous chemical products
    .................................................................................................$85.7 m

7. Optical/photo/technical/medical apparatus
    .................................................................................................$81.6 m

8. Miscellaneous articles of base metal
    .................................................................................................$81.4 m

9. Beverages, spirits and vinegar
    .................................................................................................$80.1 m

10. Plastics and articles thereof
    .................................................................................................$68.7 m

Source: UN Comtrade



Find opportunities to export to Brazil

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The UK Department for International Trade (DIT), offers an online data base where you can search for current export opportunities and pitch your products to overseas buyers including Brazilian importers.



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