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5G Technology Set to Boost Brazil’s Investment Potential

5G Technology Set to Boost Brazil’s Investment Potential

After few years of economic slowdown, Brazil is finally showing signs that a bright future is coming. To achieve solid and consistent economic growth, Brazil needs to make great strides in developing and supporting emerging industries. Currently, Brazil has clear company incorporation options and regulations to enable foreign businesses to become a part of this development. Technology in the telecommunication sector will play one of the leading roles in this process with the introduction of...

Lawyer’s Guide to Business in Brazil

Lawyer’s Guide to Business in Brazil

For a brief but comprehensive lawyer's guide to Brazil, we coordinated with our Country Manager for Biz Latin Hub in São Paulo, Gabriel Zago. Gabriel has over 10 years’ experience advocating for multinational companies, with extensive knowledge of Brazilian corporate law. Gabriel has rendered legal services to a number of multinational companies coming into Brazil. Here he offers invaluable legal insight into supporting foreign company formation in Brazil.  Lawyer's Guide: what types of legal...

How to Register a Cargo Airline in Brazil

How to Register a Cargo Airline in Brazil

Brazil is well known in the world for its prominent tourism industry. According to the Ministry of Tourism, between 2016 and 2018 Brazil received more than 30 million passengers landing on international flights. However, although there has been a growth in the demand for air cargo transportation in recent years, this market has not been much explored by Brazilian and international airlines when compared to passengers’ flights.  It is important to highlight that Brazilian legislation, since...

How to Export Your Product From Brazil

How to Export Your Product From Brazil

Considered the eighth largest economy in the world and the largest in Latin America, Brazil is a leading economic figure in the region. The country saw its GDP reach US$3,365 trillion in 2018. According to the IMF, this growth is expected to reach 2.4% overall in 2019. Brazil’s strategic location, diversified economy and domestic market (211 million inhabitants) make it a hotspot for foreign business and investment. Companies using Brazil as their springboard into the wider regional market are...

Why are Brazilian Businesses and Investors Moving to Paraguay?

Why are Brazilian Businesses and Investors Moving to Paraguay?

Paraguay is now competing with regional powers for an increasing cut of the region’s foreign direct investment. Thanks to prudent fiscal policymaking, landlocked Paraguay pulled through troubled times when its major trade partners, Brazil and Argentina, were hit by the 2008 global financial crisis. The country has experienced positive economic growth since the arrival of now ex-President Horacio Cartes in office. Though still operating in the shadows of bigger players in the region, such as...

Company Formation and Incorporation Options in Brazil

Company Formation and Incorporation Options in Brazil

Incorporating your company in Brazil can be a challenging feat, especially if you don’t know all the rules and regulations of the country. Businesses must take into account the complexity and intricacy of local systems and processes before taking on the exciting challenge of expanding to this country. But in recent years, the country has taken progressive steps towards becoming a more attractive destination for foreign business and investment.  Below, we outline the rules, regulations and...

Medical Robotics: a Lucrative Opportunity in Latin America

Medical Robotics: a Lucrative Opportunity in Latin America

Andrés Oppenheimer’s new book ‘The Robots are Coming!’, explains the future of automation in the workplace spurring an era of technological revolution. Already, car factories are employing robots on the production line in roles traditionally reserved for human labour, whilst the agriculture industry undergoes a massive transformation to automated machinery. The medical robotics industry is at the forefront of artificial intelligence (AI) innovation, and we are at the stage now where robots are...

Top Drivers Behind Fintech Developments in Latin America

Top Drivers Behind Fintech Developments in Latin America

Latin America’s regional economy is capturing the world’s attention as it continues to grow at a rapid pace, stealing the spotlight from other regions such as Asia. Various government drives to increase foreign direct investment (FDI) are leading to legislative reform and competitive commercial outcomes. Multinational businesses are taking up tax and investment incentives to set up shop in the region and funnel into enviable trade channels built by strong trade blocs such as Mercosur and the...

Why Start a Business in a Free Trade Zone in Latin America?

Why Start a Business in a Free Trade Zone in Latin America?

Business today in Latin America is broadening with investors seeking a chance to start businesses in these regions. However, taking the leap and starting investments in a different country can be a difficult decision regardless of extensive independent research. Realistically, some businesses are successful, and some fail due to the lack of knowledge on whether their goods and services impact the market and location. All it takes is a bit of help from an external market specialising in...

Evolution of Fintech in Latin America

Evolution of Fintech in Latin America

As a region, Latin America’s economy is reportedly now growing faster than Asia’s. Progressive governments are front-footing legislative changes and preferential regulatory treatments for investors, both local and foreign, to boost business activity and economic growth. New prospective partners are seeking cooperation commitments and free trade agreements with Latin American countries and regional platforms such as MERCOSUR and the Pacific Alliance. Swelling middle classes are demanding more...

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