São Paulo

  • São Paulo, known in some Hispanic countries as San Pablo, is the capital of the Brazilian state of São Paulo and the main city of the São Paulo metropolitan area.
  • The metropolitan area of São Paulo has a population of 20,893,053 inhabitants according to the 2010 census, and it is one of the most populous in the world.
  • It is the largest city in South America and the financial center of Brazil.
  • The Brazilians also know it as the city that cannot stop.
  • Classed as a beta global city, São Paulo is one of the most important economic-financial and cultural centers of America and the world.
  • According to projections, its economy is estimated to triple by 2020, an indication of the city's lively growth.

Regions serving this office:

  • Brazil
  • Paraguay
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • São Paulo



  • Export of aircraft parts: interest in suppliers of systems engineering products and services, structure, software, interiors.
  • Export of: chickpeas; garlic; grapes; sesame; raspberries; microbrews; essential oils; concentrated lemon juice (use in industries); coconut; palomera corn, frozen French fries.
  • Export of products of opportunity, but which require prior sanitary agreement; chia; beans; asparagus; vanilla pods.
  • Export of inputs for the automotive and auto parts industry—alloys and automotive piping.
  • Export opportunities in supply of medical instruments and apparatus (e.g. defibrillators, monitoring equipment) in high profile São Paulo hospitals; garments and other articles made from fake tissue, for medical use, disposable; catheters, probes, syringes, and related items, for medical, surgical/dental use.
  • Export opportunity to supply monoclonal antibody f.a. 3002.10.39—used for lung cancer. Medicines: requires product registration in São Paulo, the cost is relatively high, depending on the product.
  • Opportunities for strategic partnerships with local industries.
  • Export of marble and travertine in slabs; porcelain tiles (made in Mexico).
  • Export of fluorite; iron and steel scrap; zinc, lead, and copper scrap.
  • Export of chemicals: pentaerythritol—chemical intermediate—, no local production, used in paints and varnishes industry; polytetrafluoroethylene.

Mature investment sectors


Mature sectors of trade

foodsProcessed foods


devicesMedical devices



Evelyne Rodríguez

Minister for Latin America

Jorge Macedo

First secretary - ProMéxico São Paulo
Address: Av. Eng. Luis Carlos Berrini 1297, 9 Andar - Cj.91Cidade MonçõesCEP: 04571-010,  São Paulo, SP, Brasil
Phone: (00 55) 11 5505 2654