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Rio de Janeiro
  • Imports from Brazil A$579 million
  • Exports to Brazil A$737 million
  • Capital Brasília
  • Official Language Portuguese
  • Area 8,515,000 sq km
  • Population 198.4 million

Events

Australian Offshore Oil and Gas Delegation to Brazil
19 May 2014 - 23 May 2014
Rio De Janeiro , Brazil
Australian Centre EXPO
10 Aug 2014 - 12 Aug 2014
São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro , Brazil
Australia Future Unlimited: UECA Mission Latin America 2014
28 Aug 2014 - 2 Sep 2014
Colombia, Brazil and Chile  ,

Last updated: 7 Jun 2012

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  • ECONOMIC CLIMATE
    Brazil is the largest economy in Latin America, and is characterised by large agricultural, mining, manufacturing and services sectors.
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  • POLITICAL CLIMATE
    Brazil is a federal republic comprising 26 states and a federal district (Brasilia).
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  • TRADE RELATIONS
    AustraIn addition to a strong trade and investment relationship, Australia and Brazil have growing people-to-people links.
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2014 Brazil FIFA World Cup & 2016 Rio Olympic Games

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