Beautiful houses in the Favelas neighborhood in Brazil.

U.S. Relationship

Rio de Janeiro downtown and favela. Brazil
Rio de Janeiro downtown and favela. Brazil

U.S.-Brazil Relations

The United States and Brazil enjoy deep and broad political and economic relations. Following Brazil’s independence in 1822, the United States was one of the first countries to recognize Brazil, in 1824. As the largest democracies in the Western Hemisphere, the United States-Brazil partnership is rooted in a shared commitment to sustainable economic growth and prosperity; promotion of
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Rio de Janeiro downtown and favela. Brazil

U.S.-Brazil Bilateral Economic Relations

Brazil is the world’s twelfth-largest economy, and the United States is Brazil’s second-largest trading partner. In 2022, two-way trade in goods and services was $120.9 billion and the United States had an overall trade surplus of $30 billion for goods and services. Brazil’s main imports from the United States are industrial and energy-related products, such as refined fuel,
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Rio de Janeiro downtown and favela. Brazil

U.S. Assistance to Brazil

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureaus of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) and of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Forest Service, and other partners provide law enforcement and justice sector investigation and prosecution training for Brazilian counterparts to support their efforts to combat trafficking
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Integrated Country Strategies

The Integrated Country Strategy is the four-year strategy articulating U.S. priorities in a given country. The Chief of Mission leads the strategy.

Investment Climate Statements

The Investment Climate Statements analyze a variety of economies that are or could be markets for U.S. businesses and provide information on the business climates.

Fiscal Transparency Report

The Fiscal Transparency Report analyzes government transparency and identifies needed changes to improve public spending accountability.

Brazil COVID-19 vaccine deliveries.

COVID-19 Vaccine Deliveries

Since June, 2021 the United States has donated 5,187,300 safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine doses with the people of Brazil. This includes 3,000,000 J&J and 2,187,300 AstraZeneca doses. Of the 5,187,300 vaccine doses, 100% were donated through bilateral agreements.

The United States is committed to leading an international and coordinated effort to accelerate access to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines to meet global needs. The United States is working with other governments and partners including COVAX, Caricom, and the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) to protect communities from COVID-19 and apply lessons from this pandemic to enhance health security now and in the future.

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