Brazil–Malaysia relations

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Brazil–Malaysia relations
Map indicating locations of Brazil and Malaysia



Brazil–Malaysia relations are foreign relations between Brazil and Malaysia. Brazil has an embassy in Kuala Lumpur,[1] and Malaysia has an embassy in Brasilia.[2]

Economic relations[edit]

Both countries are working closer on the economic sector with many Brazilian brand and companies eyes Malaysian market.[3][4] In 2012, a Brazilian companies has started a total of U$6 billion investments in Malaysia.[5][6][7] Brazil mining company Vale also has started construction of an iron ore transfer centre in Malaysia.[8] Beside that, Brazil also one of the biggest arms seller and one of the exporter of sugar and beef to Malaysia.[9][10][11] While in Brazil, Malaysian oil company Petronas has sign deal with OGX.[12] Both countries also in the process in join ventures to develop biofuel and Malaysia is currently seeks to help Brazil in broadband plan expanding.[13][14]

Further reading[edit]


  1. ^ "Embaixada Do Brasil Em Kuala Lumpur". Ministerio Das Relacoes Exteriores. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Official Website of Embassy of Malaysia, Brasilia". Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  3. ^ Yelena Ramli (11 September 2013). "Brazilian brand eyes the Malaysian market". Marketing Interactive. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  4. ^ Bruno de Paiva (19 August 2012). "Brazilian Involvement In Asia Strengthened By Malaysia Deal – Analysis". Eurasia Review. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Brazilian group to invest RM18.6b in Malaysia". New Straits Times. 10 August 2012. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  6. ^ Agence France-Presse (9 August 2012). "Brazil Tycoon to Invest $6 Billion in Malaysia". Agence France-Presse. Industry Week. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  7. ^ Arno Maierbrugger (12 August 2012). "Brazilian FDI into Malaysia surges". Investvine. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "Brazil’s Vale plans to invest in Malaysia to be closer to its customers in China". Macau Hub. 11 October 2011. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  9. ^ Larry Rohter (1 January 2002). "Brazil: Big Arms Sale To Malaysia". The New York Times. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  10. ^ Isis Almeida (30 May 2013). "Brazil Sugar at Ports Up 13% as Ships Head to Malaysia, Algeria". Bloomberg. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  11. ^ "Brazil - Beef exports start to Indonesia and Malaysia". Meat Trade News Daily. 5 August 2011. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  12. ^ Azli Jamil (9 May 2013). "Petronas seals RM2.5b oil deal with Brazil’s OGX Petroleo". The Malaysian Reserve. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  13. ^ "Malaysia Seeks Joint Ventures With Brazil To Develop Biofuel". Bernama. 25 November 2008. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  14. ^ Zatil Husna (2 April 2013). "MATRADE: Malaysian firms can benefit from Brazil's US$51b broadband plan". The Edge Malaysia. Retrieved 24 January 2014.