Shipping to Brazil - Air and Ocean Freight Services

Ponte Octávio Frias no Brooklin, São Paulo (SP).jpg
Octavio Frias Bridge in Brooklin, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Rank 6th (nominal) / 7th (PPP)
Currency Brazilian real (BRL, R$)
Fiscal year Calendar year
Trade organisations UnasulWTOMercosurG-20 and others
GDP $2.492 trillion (nominal)[1]
$2.309 trillion (PPP)[1]
GDP growth 2.7% (2011)[2]
GDP per capita

$12,916 (2011) (nominal; 53th)[1]

$11,845 (2011) (PPP; 74th)[1]
GDP by sector agriculture: 5.5%, industry: 27.5%, services: 67% (2011 est.)[2]
Inflation (CPI) 5.24% (March 2012)[3]
below poverty line
8.5% (2011)[4]
Gini coefficient 49.3 (June 2009)[5]
Labour force 104.7 million (2011 est.)
Labour force
by occupation
agriculture: 20%, industry: 14% and services: 66% (2003 est.)
Unemployment 5.3% (August 2012)[6]
Main industries textilesshoeschemicalscement, lumber, iron ore, tin, steel, aircraft,motor vehicles and parts, other machinery and equipment
Ease of Doing Business Rank 126th[7]
Exports $256 billion (2011 est.)[8]
Export goods transport equipment, iron ore, soybeans, footwear, coffee, autos
Main export partners China 17.3%, US 10.1%, Argentina8.9%, Netherlands 5.3% (2011)
Imports $219.6 billion (2011 est.)[8]
Import goods machinery, electrical and transport equipment, chemical products, oil, automotive parts, electronics
Main import partners US 15.1%, China 14.5%, Argentina7.5%, Germany 6.7%, South Korea4.5% (2011)
Gross external debt $397.5 billion (31 December 2011 est.)
Public finances
Public debt 41.4% of GDP (2010 est.)[9]
Revenues $978.3 billion (2011 est.)
Expenses $901 billion (2011 est.)
Foreign reserves $376 billion (July 2012)[11]
Main data source: CIA World Fact Book
All values, unless otherwise stated, are in US dollars

In Brazil, Intercargo provide a full range of freight forwarding and Courier services, below is list of our most popular services;