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Brasília (Embassy), Belo Horizonte, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, and São Paulo

Hello and welcome!  Or as we say in Brazil, Olá e bem-vindo!
The U.S. Commercial Service helps U.S. firms enter or increase their market share in Brazil, the second largest market in the Western Hemisphere. With a network of five offices throughout the country, our sector specialists assist U.S. companies excel in the dynamic Brazilian marketplace by helping to identify potential business partners, overcome trade barriers through Commercial Diplomacy, obtain valuable sector-specific market research, and connect to a variety of export promotion resources.

We also help Brazilian companies find the best U.S. suppliers. Please visit our BuyUSA website for details.

Spotlight: Officer and Post

Rick Ortiz is currently the Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs at the American Embassy in Brasilia and represents the U.S. Commercial Service at the International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, which is the lead trade and investment promotion branch of the U.S. Government.  Mr. Ortiz began his diplomatic career in 1998 as the Commercial Attaché in Colombia, as Senior Commercial Officer in Jordan, as CPA Advisor in Iraq, Regional SCO in Morocco, DSCO in Mexico, and DSCO in Canada.

Mr. Ortiz obtained a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations Management from Claremont McKenna College in 1983. He obtained a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of International Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University in1990.

About Brasilia: Brasilia is the federal capital of Brazil and seat of government of the Federal District. Brasilia has the highest GDP in Brazil. The city’s design devides it into numbered blocks as well as sectors for specified activities, such as Hotel Sector, the Banking Sector and the Embassy Sector. Brasília was chosen as UNESCO World Heritage Seite due to its modernist architecture and uniquely artistic urban planning.

All three branches of Brazil’s federal government are centered in the city: executive, legislative and judicial. Brasilia was one of the main host cities of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and hosted some of the football matches during the 2016 Summer Olympic Games; it also hosted the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup. 

BREAKING NEWS

 

Entry into Force of the U.S. – Federative Republic of Brazil

Air Transport Agreement - We welcome the entry into force on May 21, 2018 of the U.S.-Brazil Open Skies Air Transport Agreement. The Agreement expands opportunities for future air travel and commerce between our two countries, reinforces joint economic cooperation, and strengthens bilateral ties. more

Disney Expansion Turning Orlando Into Hotspot For Brazil Real Estate Investors - Orlando real estate has appreciated 62% over the last five years, according to Dataloft, a UK consultancy specializing in real estate. The average five-year price increase for homes was 34% in the U.S. and 35% in Brazil. Orlando's average home prices are around $290,000. All the expensive ones are near the theme parks and golf courses. more

   

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Helpful tips for U.S. Companies interested in exporting to Brazil:

We also help Brazilian companies find the best U.S. suppliers and offer assistance to Brazilian companies interested in investing in the U.S. through our SelectUSA program. Please visit our BuyUSA website for details.

To learn about our eligibility requirements for U.S. companies, please click here




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