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Brazil

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Transcript of Brazil

BRAZIL
Background
Information

Population - 194,946,470
Official Language is Portuguese...
NOT
Spanish!
Brazilian Real:
1 CAD = 1.9518 BRL,
1 BRL = 0.5123 CAD
Federal republic
government
of Brazil
President: Dilma Rousseff
(2011 - current)
Mixed Economy
•Brazil has been a
WTO (World Trade Organization)
member since January 1st, 1995.
•Brazil is a member of
Mercosur
•Brazil has actively sought the expansion of and a permanent seat on the
UN Security Council
Imports and Exports/Trading Blocs
Cultural
Information

8,511,965 square kilometers
Language Spoken
In Different Settings
Brazil is the 5th largest country in the world, compared to Canada which is 2nd.
CCa
Casual
Fala sério = you must be joking
Friendly
Que saudade!=I’ve missed you
Professional
Como vai, tudo Bem? = How are you doing?
Non-verbal Communication
•Handshaking, hugging, embracing
•Students usually greet teachers with a kiss on both cheeks
Greetings:
Use of Humor
• Often more focused on their actions rather than their words
Gift Giving and Tipping
Good Gifts
Small electronic
CDs
Inexpensive cameras and name-brand pens can
When invited to a home bring candy, wine, champagne, or scotch
Gifts to Avoid!
• Avoid giving items in black or purple
• Avoid practical gifts. For example, do not give items such as wallets, handkerchifs, key chains, and ties
Tipping

• The person with the most power has the right of speech
• Translators are often hired when business officials are not fluent in Portuguese
• During business negotiation, local lawyers and accountants are usually present
Business Customs
National Holidays and Ceremonies
Role of Men, Women, and Children
Men

Women
Children

-A white person in the Southeast has an average of 6.6 years of schooling
- A person of color living in the Northeast has spent an average of just 3.5 years in school
-Therefore, white people in Brazil are commonly known as being smarter
Class Structure& Stereotypes
Exported to Canada
Imported to Brazil
Footwear
Headgear
Umbrellas
Walking sticks
Seat sticks
Prepared feathers

Trading organizations
Competitive
Advantage

Hot and dry in central Brazil and the humid tropical rainforests of the Amazon jungle
Coastal Brazil tends to be hot and sticky for most of the year but it can get cold in the south and in the mountains during the winter months
Agriculture: 20%
Industry: 14%
Services: 66%
SOCO - Gourmet Arabica Coffee is a famous brand in Brazil.
Universities
Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
Federal University of Pernambuco
Federal University of Minas Gerais
Unemployment rate is 6.0%
Literacy rate
Youth - 97.84
Adult - 90.04
Managing
International
Risk

Recommendations
and
Conclusion

Political Risk
Economic/Financial Risk
Social/Cultural Risk
Natural/Physical Risk
The Brazilian Congress might have conflicts regarding the upcoming sporting events.
Inflation spiked in April, 2012.
Brazilian currency fluctuates moderate effect on the domestic consumer prices
In May, foreign investors only invested $6.3 billion in Brazil which is the lowest since 2008.
The exchange balance is like a seesaw, sometimes negative and sometimes positive; it is not stable and fluctuates a lot.
Gang-related violence
Drug trafficking
The use of firearms is common
Street crime such as purse snatching and mugging
Kidnapping and carjacking
Rainy seasons cause:
flash floods
mudslides
landslides
Hot, dry weather conditions may lead to:
wildfires in central areas like the capital – Brasilia.
In March, 2004 the Cyclone Catarina hit southeastern Brazil.
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Based on the overall risk in Brazil:
Emergency bills
Lowest investment in Brazil in recent years
Gang related violence, drug trafficking, and robbery
Floods and wildfires
The possibility of another cyclone
Both Comparative and Absolute
Canadian Companies and the Canadian government
should invest
in Brazil because:
Comparative Advantages and Absolute Advantages
Its
NOT
all about Soccer...there is so much more!
Climate
Government
Brazil
Agriculture
-
April Fools Day = Lies Day
Many people think all Brazilians play Soccer, the truth is they don't!!
Advantage for Canada
By: Abhilasha & Lily
Thanks for watching!
Both countries being in WTO (World Trade Organization) allows negotiations between Canada and Brazil.
Improves
the
efficiency
of coming up with agreements and solving disagreements
Animal products
- 2,679,231
Chemical
- 84,053,944
Electrical equipment
- 45,540,884
Base metals
-12,008,802
Works of art
- 1,149,237
Both Comparative and Absolute
Comparative Advantage
Competitive Edge
Agriculture:
Its large landmass, more farmable land
The warm temperature all year round provides the perfect place for the growth of topical vegetables and fruits
Manufacturing:
Brazil has a competitive edge over Canada when it comes to manufacturing because they have a lot of natural materials that are needed (ex: Iron, steel)
Natural Resources:
Plenty of natural resources
More minerals and metals
More vegetation
Gross domestic product - $2.09 Trillion US
Business Negotiations
Time in Brazil is approached in a very relaxed and flexible manner
Time Management:
Business relationships in this country exist between people, not necessarily between companies
Essential to establish strong bonds prior to closing any deals
Caffeinated Beverages (Coffee)
Chilled and frozen food
Airlines

Brazilian Nuts are the country's specialty
They are grown in South Brazil because of the warm climate
Brazil is known for its: soybeans, oranges, coffee beans, beef and chicken.
Many opportunities
Economic powerhouse
First country to come out of the global recession
6th largest economy in the world
Canada currently invests in Brazil more that India and China combined!
Brazil is well developed in many different sectors
Imports to Brazil
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