(Ministério da Educação) is a cabinet-level federal ministry of Brazil. It is tasked with coordinating national education policy and daily affairs, from early childhood to the post-graduate level.
Official Statistics Office
(Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística or IBGE) is the agency responsible for the official collection of statistical, geographic, cartographic, geodetic, and environmental information in Brazil.
(Fundação Instituto de Pesquisas Econômicas or FIPE) is a non-profit private sector organisation that has an important role in the areas of education, projects, research and development of economic and financial indicators in Brazil.
do Livro or CBL) represents more than 500 associates in Brazil. Its mission is to expand the Brazilian publishing market through the democratisation of book access and promotion of actions to disseminate and encourage reading.
(Associação Brasileira de Direitos Reprográficos or ABDR) is a non-profit civil association that gathers several Brazilian publishers in defence of copyrights and editorials.
(Associação Brasileira de Editores de Livros or BRELIVROS) represents publishing houses dealing with textbook titles in front of the state and federal governments, with the purpose of improving the national Textbooks Programs (Programas Nacionais de Livros Didáticos or PNLD) and the various school reading programmes.
(Sindicato Nacional dos Editores de Livros or SNEL) aims to study and coordinate editorial activities, as well as the protection and legal representation of the category of book publishers and cultural publications throughout Brazil.
VAT on Books
0% for books and ebooks
Fixed Book Price System
- FIPE CBL / SNEL – Research Production and Sales of Brazilian Editorial Sector (CBL, 2002/17, in Portuguese)
- Book Sales Panel in Brazil (CBL, 2015/16, in Portuguese)
- The Book in Minas Gerais 2015 (CBL, 2015, in Portuguese)
- Reading Portraits (CBL, 2016, in Portuguese)
- Literacy rate 2018: 71% (Brazilian Report/INAF)
- PA Market report Brazil 2013 [link to download/view]
- PA mini market profile Brazil 2 011 [link to download/view]
Annual Book Fairs
Festa Literária Internacional de Paraty (FLIP) held for 5 days in July.
Bienal do Livro held every year alternating between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, over 10 days in August/September.
programme that supports the translation and publishing of Brazilian authors up to 2020.
provides funding for publishers interested in publishing Brazilian authors’ works.
promote several translation support programmes for international publishers.
Tel: +55 11 2126-7500
Department for International Trade
Tel: + 55 61 3329 2300
Joanna Crellin, Consul-General São Paulo and Regional Director of Trade & Investment Latin America and The Caribbean
Vanessa Barbalat, Export Services & Performance Manager, São Paulo
Anne Solai, Experience Economy, Creative Industries, São Paulo