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Brazil Natural Resources

There are plenty natural resources in Brazil which have contributed significantly in improving monetary terms of the country. At present, the primary aim of Brazilian government is to eradicate rural poverty and by preserving the natural resources, the economic condition of the country can be successfully stabilized.
Brazil Natural Resources mainly include:
  • Iron Ore
  • Manganese
  • Bauxite
  • Nickel
  • Granite
  • Limestone
  • Clay
  • Sand
  • Tin
  • Gold
  • Platinum
  • Uranium
  • Gems
  • Petroleum
  • Phosphates
  • Timber
  • Hydroelectric Power
These natural resources are helping in the development of major industries. Many Brazilians are earning their livelihood by associating with these business industries. It has become one of the vital means of income for many people. Even the imports and exports of Brazil are completely dependent on these natural products.

Some of the major industries that developed out of these natural resources are:
  • Iron and Steel
  • Chemical industry
  • Consumer Goods
  • Plastics
  • Shipbuilding
  • Machinery
  • Vehicles
  • Metal Products
  • Fertilizer
  • Foodstuffs
  • Textiles
  • Clothing
  • Paper Products
  • Petrochemicals
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Cement
  • Wood Products
Besides this, energies from coal, natural gas and crude petroleum are also drawn, which has resulted in establishment of important business activities. Here is the list of major agricultural products produced in the country which can also be accounted as Natural Resources of Brazil:
  • Sugarcane
  • Corn
  • Potatoes
  • Cocoa
  • Peanuts
  • Cassava
  • Rice
  • Beef
  • Cattle
  • Pork
  • Soybeans
  • Oranges
  • Wheat
  • Dry Beans
  • Coffee
  • Cotton
  • Tomatoes
As it can be analysed, the strength of the country lies in Brazil Natural Resources. It is crucial that the government maintains them properly, as it will lead to an increase in the per capita income and gross domestic product (GDP) of the country.

Last Updated on: April 10, 2018