Official name
Federative Republic of Brazil
Form of government
Federal republic
Capital
Brasília
Head of State
Jair Messias Bolsonaro
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Ernesto Araújo
Date of establishment of bilateral relations
15 June 1938.

Political relations

The long tradition of friendly bilateral relations is characterised by mutual understanding and interest in improving political dialogue and overall cooperation in the bilateral and multilateral field.

The then President of the Republic of Serbia Tomislav Nikolić attended the opening of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in August 2016. In June 2012 he attended the UN Sustainable Development Conference in Rio de Janeiro.

The then First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dačić attended the inauguration ceremony of the President of the Federative Republic of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro on 1 January 2019.

 

Economic relations

Brazil is our largest trade partner in Latin America. During 2020 exports amounted to 16.3 million euros, while imports amounted to 60.3 million euros. During 2019 exports amounted to 14.8 million euros, while imports amounted to 56.7 million euros.

The Brazilian Company Aelius from Luxembourg (related person EMS S /A Brazil) won the competition for the sale of Galenika in 2017, and in early 2018 signed the purchase agreement for 93.7% of the capital of Galenika.

 

Bilateral agreements

Supplemental agreement to the Basic agreement on technical cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil in the field of veterinary medicine, signed on 5 January 2010 (The Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia, No. 1/10)

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil on eliminating visas for their citizens, signed on 20 June 2010 (The Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia - International Agreements No. 9/10)

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil on eliminating visas for holders of diplomatic and official passports, signed on 20 June 2010 (The Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia, No. 9/10)

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil on cooperation in the field of defence, signed on 29 November 2010 (The Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia - International Agreements, No. 6/12)

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil on engaging in paid work for personnel supported by diplomatic, consular, military, administrative and technical personnel in diplomatic and consular representative offices, signed on 13 December 2018 (The Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia - International Agreements, No. 4/2020 of 5 March 2020).

 

Contact information

Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Brasilia – http://www.brasilia.mfa.gov.rs

Embassy of the Federative Republic of Brazil – http://belgrado.itamaraty.gov.br/sr/

Department for North and South America of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia: Tel. +381113068762, e-mail: oam@mfa.rs