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  • 1. Brazil    By: William Kim                                
  • 2. Country Information
      • Country: Federative Republic of Brazil
      • Size: 8,514,877 km2
      • World Region: South America
      • Language: Portugese
      • Currency: Real (R$)
      • Population: 191,241,714 (2009)
      • Time: Noon in Toronto (Ottawa) is 1pm in Brasilia
      • Type of Government:Presidential, Federal Republic
      • labour force by occupation: Labor  Force  - by  Occupation : Agriculture 20%, industry 14%, services 66% (2003 est.)
  • 3. Tourist Information
    • Climate
      • Brazil hosts five major climatic subtypes: equatorial, tropical, semiarid, highland tropical, and temperate.
      • Climate varies from hot to dry in the arid interior to the humid tropical rain forests.
      • Coastal Brazil tends to be humid for most of the year, however it can become very cold in the south and mountains during the winter season.
      • Rainy Seasons occur from from January- July, depending on the region.
    • Travel Advisory
    • Non-brazilians traveling to Brazil require a passport and visa at all times. All Brazilian visas, regardless of the length of validity, must initially be used within 90 days of the issuance date or will no longer be valid. A separate work visa is required for anyone who is interested in working in Brazil. http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1072.html
  • 4. International Trade
    • Importing partners and products
        • partners: 
    • United States (17.2% of total imports)Argentina (8.5%)Germany (8.4%)China (7.3%)Japan (4.6%)Algeria (3.9%)France (3.7%)Nigeria (3.6%)South Korea (3.2%)Italy (3.1%)
        •   products
    • Machinery, electrical and transportation equipment, chemical products, oil, and electronics are major imports.
    • Exporting partners and products
        • partners
    • United States (18.9% of total exports)Argentina (8.4%)China (5.7%)Netherlands (4.5%)Germany (4.2%)Mexico (3.5%)Chile (3.1%)Japan (3.0%)Italy (2.7%)Russia (2.5%)
  • 5. Natural Resources
    • Major industries are been developed and by involving with those business many of the Brazilians are making their livelihood. They have become the vital means of livelihood of many people. The imports and exports of Brazil are also completely dependent on those natural products. Some of the major industries that developed out of these:
      • I ron and Steel
      • Consumer Goods
      • Plastics
      • Machinery
      • Vehicles
      • Metal Products
      • Fertilizer
      • Clothing
      • Cement
      • Wood Products
  • 6. References
      • http://geography.about.com/library/cia/blcbrazil.htm
      • http://internationaltrade.suite101.com/article.cfm/brazil_s_trade_buddies#ixzz0RJcmkfBy
      • http://internationaltrade.suite101.com/article.cfm/brazil_s_trade_buddies#ixzz0RJdZJZwi
      • http://internationaltrade.suite101.com/article.cfm/brazil_s_trade_buddies#ixzz0RJdDce2X
      • http://internationaltrade.suite101.com/article.cfm/brazil_s_trade_buddies#ixzz0RJdQ26OH
      • http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1072.html