Republic Of Brazil
Population: 147,4 million
GNP/capita: 680 $ 2.USA
Area: 8 511 996 sq km
Form of government: Republic
Location: South America
Official. language: Portuguese
DOS. exports: agricultural products, shoes, minerals
DOS. types of imports: minerals, chemicals, machinery, electrical equipment
A dark suit is mandatory at the meetings with representatives of enterprises and administration. On the negotiations is very important the friendly and warm atmosphere. The business of Sao Paulo expect punctuality. The name always put the title, such as Senor Ricardo. At the beginning and end of the negotiations, shake hands with everyone present. Exchange business cards. Brazilian agent will greatly help to organize the work of enterprises in the country. The language of business is Portuguese, but many speak English. In the country decided to bargain. Negotiations traditionally have a formal character. Leadership style in Brazil to the limit free. Work time and leisure time easily overlap each other. Executive gifts are exchanged, especially at Christmas. Taken business dinners and Lunches. Drunks are seen. If You are invited to visit a business partner, it would be nice to grab the Goodies - candy and fruit. Lunch is 20 - 24 hours. Due to the fact that the official language of the country is Portuguese, the Brazilians do not consider themselves Hispanic.
During lunch little used. During dinner - more. Drunk on the street is not visible. Local rum can be quite strong.
Politics, sports, family.
Is expressed in accordance with international standards.
Brazil is one of the world's largest Catholic powers. There are several variantoj Catholic communities.
60% of the population under the age of 20 years. In business, a lot of young leaders. There is no mandatory retirement age.
Although in Brazil You will meet a punctual people, being late is common and is not considered a crime. Working hours: 9.30-18.00. Banks: 16.30-18.00, shops: 9.00-18.00
The answers are usually flexible.
The country is in debt, serious inflation. Money can buy everything a horse to drive anywhere. 1 Cruzeiro = 100 cents.
WOMEN IN BUSINESS
The position of women in business life ranges from contemporary to old fashioned.
Keeping Pets. The animal world outside of cities are extremely rich and colorful.
In the same form that all over the world.
ALIENS / ATTITUDE
Smoke a lot and everywhere. Popular cigars.
MANAGEMENT / LEADERSHIP STYLE
Leadership style is very free.
The Brazilians are easily transferred to 'you'.
During working hours - the official style in clothes. In the evening outside of work - very free.
A loose concept. Everyone Sandpiper praises its swamp.
Brazilians are accustomed 'to ply' his friends, especially at Christmas.
Regular are Executive Lunches and dinners.
Not a big deal.
The notion Brazilians virtually nonexistent.
A WORK / SPARE TIME
Can be mixed
Is very abundant.
Quite a busy life of restaurants, theatres and Samba.
SEATING AT THE TABLE
Often too long and full of pathos.
Is a large and important place.
Tennis, football, sailing, rowing, horse riding and racing is a popular sport.
Brazil is the country of colors. The colors of the flag - green, yellow, blue.
Take flowers for the hostess.
Everywhere at the rate of 15%.
The official language is Portuguese. The youth speaks English. The level of knowledge of foreign languages a little below average.
WHAT ELSE SHOULD BE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT
National day - September 7.