Brazil–Spain relations

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Brazil–Spain relations
Map indicating locations of Brazil and Spain



Brazil–Spain relations refers to the bilateral relationship of Brazil and Spain. Brazil has an embassy in Madrid and consulate in Barcelona. Spain has an embassy in Brasilia and consulates in Porto Alegre, Rio de Janeiro and Salvador, Bahia.

According to a 2013 BBC World Service Poll, 58% of Spaniards view Brazil's influence positively, with 13% expressing a negative view, one of the most favourable perceptions of Brazil in Europe.[1]

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In November 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff met with President of Spain Mariano Rajoy. President Rajoy said: "Brazil is a modern-day world power and Spain is more committed to Brazil than ever". He also said, "Brazil is the leading destination for Spanish investment in Latin America and the second anywhere in the world. With almost 55 billion euros of accumulated investment, Brazil accounts for almost half of our investment in Latin America."[2]


In June 2011, Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota and his Spanish counterpart Trinidad Jimenez signed a memorandum of understanding for triangular cooperation in third country, especially in Latin America and Africa.[3]


Brazilian community in Spain consists of more than 150,000 citizens.[4]

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