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7 Steps to Opening a Business In Brazil

When you are not familiar with the process of opening a business in Brazil, you might be faced with several steps and processes that can seem confusing, lengthy and nearly impossible to unravel at first. Therefore, in order to better help you understand and navigate this process, we have summarized the most important aspects of opening a business in Brazil into a short step-by-step guide, listing best practices for investors wishing to settle in Brazil.



Privi Organics USA Corporation

Privi Organics is an Indian multinational company, leading the country in the manufacturing, supplying and exportation of aroma chemicals. The solution that Establish Brazil found was to have a commercial subsidiary and a warehouse for the company. The subsidiary would import the products directly and it would be stored in the warehouse.


Integration International, Inc.

Integration International, Inc is an end-to-end technology services firm. Due to local legislative changes and difficulties with managing their employees, they found that they had a necessity for an on the ground service provider to manage their employees.


Genrose Comercio LTDA.

A Polish company specialized in health supplements and vitamins provider for additional health care. To achieve its goals, the HQ acquired a Brazilian local entity to represent the products on their behalf, which is a direct approach to compete directly with their competitors, resulting in less logistic issues and less cost.


Steelbro Brasil LTDA

Steelbro Container Handling Solution is a large scale Australian, container handling company. They noticed a high demand for their products in the Brazilian market due to the lack of rail networks in Brazil. To improve the timing and deliver quickly to their clients, the solution was to open a local entity and to have a local office in Santos.


VDS Serviços de Consultoria LTDA

Establish Brazil introduced a solution for VDS, which allowed them to incorporate a subsidiary that was administered remotely, until the point that they found clients in Brazil and expand their operations by hiring local employee. VDS has a fully functioning subsidiary in Brazil and has operations in major cities, providing outstanding engineering services to big companies like Metrô Rio.


PL4M Internacional - Technology and Consulting to Digital System Ltda.

The company’s challenge is to adapt its technology to the Brazilian market investing in Brazil to become a high-level competitor in its market field. Today ISC started acquiring a fully functional subsidiary and the owner got permanent residency for himself and for his family looking to operate directly from Brazil.


Saleem Enterprise Holding Eireli

Saleem, who is natural from Pakistan and currently lives in Dubai, is a Financial Controller at Farah Leisure Parks Management (Proud Operator of Ferrari World & Yas Waterworld AbuDhabi). Now, because of the Brazilian permanent residency, Saleem has a place to go when the moment to leave the UAE comes. He’s also in the process of getting a second passport and will apply for his father’s permanent residency as well. His investment (which in a savings account in Brazil) makes him 14% per year. (Reasonably good compared to the 1% he gets in the UAE).


Experts: Chinese Investment Flowing into Brazil ‘Like a Tsunami’

WASHINGTON, DC – China’s investment in Brazil, the largest country in Latin America, has been growing by the year, largely under the radar of the United States, according to two experts.

Chinese foreign direct investment in Brazil grew 37 percent between 2010 and 2016, said Andre Soares, counselor at Inter-American Development Bank, at a discussion at the George Washington University’s Elliot School on Monday.