Brazil–Malaysia relations

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Brazil–Malaysia relations
Map indicating locations of Brazil and Malaysia

Brazil

Malaysia
Diplomatic mission
Brazilian Embassy, Kuala LumpurMalaysian Embassy, Brasilia
Envoy
Ambassador Carlos Ricardo Martins CegliaAmbassador Lim Juay Jin

Brazil–Malaysia relations (Portuguese: Relações entre Brasil e Malásia; Malay: Hubungan Brazil–Malaysia; Jawi: هوبوڠن البرازيل–مليسيا) 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 closely in the economic sector with many Brazilian brands and companies eyeing the Malaysian market.[3][4] As of 2012, Brazilian companies had invested a total of U$6 billion in Malaysia.[5][6][7]

The Brazilian mining company Vale has begun construction of an iron ore transfer center in Malaysia.[8]

Brazil remains one of the biggest arms sellers as well as a major exporter of sugar and beef to Malaysia.[9][10][11] While in Brazil, Malaysian oil company Petronas has signed a deal with OGX.[12] Both countries are also in the process of joint ventures to develop biofuel, and Malaysia is pursuing the opportunities to assist Brazil in the planned expansion of broadband internet access throughout the country.[13][14]

Further reading[edit]

References[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. Archived from the original on 10 August 2012. Retrieved 24 January 2014.
  6. ^ "Brazil Tycoon to Invest $6 Billion in Malaysia". Agence France-Presse. IndustryWeek. 9 August 2012. Archived from the original on 27 September 2012. 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. Archived from the original on 2 February 2014. 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. Archived from the original on 1 February 2014. Retrieved 24 January 2014.
  12. ^ Azli Jamil (9 May 2013). "Petronas seals RM2.5b oil deal with Brazil's OGX Petroleo". The Malaysian Reserve. Archived from the original on 1 February 2014. Retrieved 24 January 2014.
  13. ^ "Malaysia Seeks Joint Ventures With Brazil To Develop Biofuel". Bernama. 25 November 2008. Archived from the original on 2 February 2014. 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. Archived from the original on 24 January 2014. Retrieved 24 January 2014.