Brazil Country DataArea:
total: 8,511,965 sq km
land: 8,456,510 sq km
water: 55,455 sq km
note: includes Arquipelago de Fernando de Noronha, Atol das Rocas, Ilha da Trindade, Ilhas Martin Vaz, and Penedos de Sao Pedro e Sao PauloClimate:
mostly tropical, but temperate in southTerrain:
mostly flat to rolling lowlands in north some plains, hills, mountains, and narrow coastal beltNatural resources:
bauxite, gold, iron ore, manganese, nickel, phosphates, platinum, tin, uranium, petroleum, hydropower, timberPopulation:
note: Brazil conducted a census in August 2000, which reported a population of 169,799,170 that figure was about 3.3% lower than projections by the US Census Bureau, and is close to the implied underenumeration of 4.6% for the 1991 census estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality, higher death rates, lower population growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected [July 2008 est.]Age structure:
0-14 years: 24.9% [male 24,391,338/female 23,454,418]
15-64 years: 68.7% [male 65,330,427/female 66,431,982]
65 years and over: 6.4% [male 5,055,770/female 7,244,663] [2008 est.]Nationality:
adjective: BrazilianEthnic groups:
white 53.7%, mulatto [mixed white and black] 38.5%, black 6.2%, other [includes Japanese, Arab, Amerindian] 0.9%, unspecified 0.7% [2000 census]Languages:
Portuguese [official and most widely spoken language] note - less common languages include Spanish [border areas and schools], German, Italian, Japanese, English, and a large number of minor Amerindian languagesCapital:
geographic coordinates: 15 47 S, 47 55 W
time difference: UTC-3 [2 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time]
daylight saving time: +1hr, begins third Sunday in October ends third Sunday in February
note: Brazil is divided into four time zones, including one for the Fernando de Noronha IslandsNational holiday:
Independence Day, 7 September GDP - composition by sector:
services: 65.8% [2007 est.]Labor force:
99.47 million [2007 est.]Budget:
revenues: $244 billion
expenditures: $219.9 billion [FY07]Agriculture - products:
coffee, soybeans, wheat, rice, corn, sugarcane, cocoa, citrus beefIndustries:
textiles, shoes, chemicals, cement, lumber, iron ore, tin, steel, aircraft, motor vehicles and parts, other machinery and equipmentExports:
$160.6 billion f.o.b. [2007 est.]Exports - commodities:
transport equipment, iron ore, soybeans, footwear, coffee, autosExports - partners:
US 17.8%, Argentina 8.5%, China 6.1%, Netherlands 4.2%, Germany 4.1% Imports:
$120.6 billion f.o.b. [2007 est.]Imports - commodities:
machinery, electrical and transport equipment, chemical products, oil, automotive parts, electronicsImports - partners:
US 16.2%, Argentina 8.8%, China 8.7%, Germany 7.1%, Nigeria 4.3%, Japan 4.2% Currency (code):
real [BRL]Exchange rates:
reals per US dollar - 1.85 [2007 est.], 2.1761 , 2.4344 , 2.9251 , 3.0771 Airports:
total: 29,295 km
broad gauge: 4,932 km 1.600-m gauge [939 km electrified]
standard gauge: 194 km 1.440-m gauge
narrow gauge: 23,773 km 1.000-m gauge [581 km electrified]
dual gauge: 396 km 1.000 m and 1.600-m gauges [three rails] [78 km electrified] Merchant marine:
total: 135 ships [1000 GRT or over] 2,020,182 GRT/3,039,015 DWT
by type: bulk carrier 20, cargo 21, carrier 1, chemical tanker 6, container 9, liquefied gas 12, passenger/cargo 12, petroleum tanker 47, roll on/roll off 7
foreign-owned: 16 [Chile 1, Denmark 2, Germany 7, Mexico 1, Norway 1, Spain 4]
registered in other countries: 5 [Bahamas 1, Ghana 1, Liberia 3] Ports and terminals:
Guaiba, Ilha Grande, Paranagua, Rio Grande, Santos, Sao Sebastiao, Tubarao
Trade Leads of companies wanting to do business with Brazil
Cocoa Powder Product Cacao Powder Alkalized 10 / 12 - Shangkefood ( China ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Thu 04 Jun, 2009 12:58 am - we are cocoa manufacturer expoter based in china since our establishment in 1997 we have specialised in producing a full range of cocoa products ...
Targeted Countries: Brazil Russia Ukraine
Wire Mesh - Huayue8601 ( China ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Wed 19 Mar, 2008 7:08 am - anping huayue wire mesh co ltd is located in the hometown of wire mesh it was founded in 2000 it is an import export enterprise which is profess...
Targeted Countries: India Iran Brazil
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Targeted Countries: Brazil Portugal
Tyres, Tractor / Trailer Linkage Parts, Scaffolding - Eastman Industries Ltd ( India ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Tue 25 Mar, 2008 10:46 am - tyres
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Targeted Countries: Brazil
Wall Tiles, Floor Tiles, Mosaic Tiles - Beijingwebesttrade ( China ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Thu 27 Mar, 2008 3:04 am - this is golden glass mosaic very nice and shinning
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Parker Neem Organic Products Neem Oil And Neem Cake - Parkerneem ( India ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Mon 31 Mar, 2008 5:27 am - parker neem oil is manufactured by 100% natural cold pressed method
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Flex Banner - Minglong Plastic Cement ( China ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Tue 22 Apr, 2008 1:22 am - model weight yarn construction width surface colour
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Flex Banner Backlit - Minglong Plastic Cement ( China ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Tue 22 Apr, 2008 1:38 am - our products are widely used in frontlit and backlit advertisement printing large format billboard printing tarps for trucks cars and boats tent...
Targeted Countries: India Brazil Chile
C-mark Ga500 Digital Amplifier - Cmark ( China ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Fri 25 Apr, 2008 5:21 am - introduction
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Targeted Countries: Brazil Iran
C-mark Audionet System - Cmark ( China ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Fri 25 Apr, 2008 5:43 am - audionet is an integrated application platform with multi functions such as matrix switching audio transmission comprehensive audio processing an...
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