Foreign Investment in Brazil

In order to encourage the foreign investment in the Country,  the  Brazilian Government has been seeking to reduce the restrictions  applied in certain  sectors of the national economy . However, there are segments  where the foreign investment is yet not allowed even in Brazilian companies . Thus, to clarify what is being said, we will list the sectors of the economy  which are still closed to foreign investors  and those that are subjected  to restrictions:


Development of any activity involving nuclear energy;
Post Office and Telegraph services
Aerospace industry


Health Insurance provider
Cabotage Freight Transportation
Journalism, Broadcasting of sound and images
Cable TV services;
Exploration and mining activities and any others mineral resources and hydroelectric power supply
Road  Cargo Transportation
National security industry and borderline control
Land exploration in rural areas