Going Global With Us SERIES – Doing Business in Brazil


  • Population: 210 million (2016)
  • Area: 8,515,770 km2
  • Official language: Portuguese
  • GDP: US$ 2.346 trillion (2014)
  • Major imports: fuels and oils, machinery, electrical equipment, vehicles and vehicle parts, chemicals, plastics, iron and steel
  • Major exports: iron ore, oil, soy beans, sugar cane, coffee, chicken, auto and autoparts, airplanes
  • Largest import partners: USA, China, Argentina, Germany, Japan
    • Singapore is the 4th largest Brazilian trade partner in Asia
    Currency: Brazilian Real (BRL)

    Understanding Brazil

    Federal Republic of Brazil, occupies about half of the land area of South America. Brazil is divided into 26 states and a Federal District, grouped into five regions for administrative and political purposes: the North, the Northeast, the Central West, the Southeast and the South. The population estimated at 206 million (2014), the world’s fifth-largest country and the largest economy in Latin America.

LatAmCham Annual Gala Ball “One Night in Latin America”

Saturday, 3rd September
7pm till late
Sofitel Sentosa

LatAmCham Annual Gala Ball is a unique opportunity to meet Latin American and Singaporean business leaders and senior executives, while celebrating the very best of Latin America.

“One Night in Latin America” promises exciting spread of cuisines specially prepared by Chef Daniel Chavez, special wine pairing by Concha y Toro and an evening of cultural music and performances.

Brazil Fair @ Isetan Scotts

Sapiens Global is collaborating with one of the biggest Japanese Isetan_BrazilFair_Ambassadordepartment stores from Japan – Isetan – to get into the Olympic fever bringing products from Brazil to Singapore. We are representing some popular Brazilian coffee brands, chocolates, and also apparel and accessories at Isetan Scotts in Orchard, from 15 to 28 July. On the first day, we were honoured by the presence of H.E. the Ambassador of Brazil Flávio Damico.

Tourism Technology Asia Conference 2016 (TTAC)

How technologies can boost competitive advantage in hospitality event spaces?

The 1.5 day conference, held in conjunction with Tourism Technology Asia 2016 Exhibition, will include panel discussions, case studies and networking sessions for hospitality professionals to discuss trends and technological solutions impacting the tourism and hospitality industry and event spaces.