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  • 1. Visit of Minister Niinistö to Brazil 31.3 - 3.4.2014 - What this delegation Program can offer your company ? 30.1.2014 Matti Landin, Finpro Brazil
  • 2. 2 Visit of Minister Niinistö to Brazil 31.3-3.4.2014 Preparation of visit program and Cleantech market development work in Brazil 2014 – 2016: - TF top down instructions  Focus Cleantech in Brazil 2014 - Suggestions of Finnish subsidiaries in Brazil (meetings in Sept & Nov 2013)  Sustainable Mining and Food industry - Suggestions of Finnish companies not yet present in Brazil, Jan 30th 2014. Suggestions collected also for TF Cleantech market development work in Brazil for years 2014-2016 ”Focus in selected segments, where Finnish competitive offering meets growing Brazilian demand”
  • 3. 3 Visit of Minister Niinistö to Brazil 31.3-3.4.2014 • The purpose of the visit is: to foster and increase bilateral economic relations by promoting Finnish business offerings at both governmental and business levels • The focus of the program will be on Cleantech, especially on: 1. Sustainable Mining 2. Bioenergy and Energy Efficiency (mainly for food and beer industries) 3. General Promotion of all Cleantech Solutions from Finland (to key stakeholders, public authorities, industry confederations, private companies, key financiers of investments of capital goods and applied R&D, media visibility)
  • 4. 4 Program: Group 1 Sustainable Mining – Monday, March 31, meeting with BNDES and FINEP, in Rio, to introduce Finnish Cleantech solutions for key decision makers of investment financing (BNDES) and R&D financing (FINEP). Also Brazilian potential clients and RD partners are invited. Cooperation agreement FINEP & Tekes is to be published and joint RD projects are welcomed from companies of Brazil and Finland – Tuesday, April 1st, Brasilia. Visit to Minister of Mines and Energy, Mr Edson Lobao, with Q&A session with Finnish companies. Cleanday event with Confederation of Industries, CNI to promote Finnish Cleantech solutions to Political authorities and selected industries trough CNI. National media coverage promoted. – Wednesday, April 2nd , Visit to VALE’s Vargem Grande mine to get familiar to typical Brazilian conditions in open pit iron mine. The visit to mine program is most useful for companies not yet familiar with the Brazilian market, other companies may want to continue in Brasilia to participate with an other ministerial visit eventually also Edson Lobao will be confirmed for Wednesday. – Thursday, April 3rd, in Belo Horizonte. Full day Technical seminar focusing in Finnish solutions to improve Sustainability and Productivity in Mining, followed by business to business meetings with interested Brazilian customers. IBRAM, Brazilian mining industry association is supporting the event, Technical directors of Brazilian mining companies and their staff will be invited.
  • 5. 5 Program: Group 1 Sustainable Mining Minister of Mines and Energy Visit to VALE’s Vargem Grande mine
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  • 8. 8 Source: IBRAM - 2012
  • 9. 9 Source: IBRAM - 2012
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  • 11. 11 Program: Group 2 Bioenergy and Energy Efficiency for Food and Beverage Industry
  • 12. 12 Target companies in food and beverage sectors Name Main activity Revenue (2012) Personnel Operation countries JBS Friboi beef US$37B 140 000 22 countries BRF (Brasil Foods) meet and dairy US$ 14B 110 000 23 countries Marfig beef US$ 11.6B 90 000 18 countries AmBev brewing/beer US$ 15.7B 51 000 16 countries Nestlé food and beverage US$ 100B* 339 000 194 countries Unilever consumer goods US$ 67.3B* 173 000 190 countries Femsa beverage, Coca Cola US$18.3B 182 000 9 countries Danone dairy, water, baby nutrition US$ 27.4B* 102 000 80 countries *(Nestlé CHF 92.2B, CHF1= USD 1.085 and Unilever €51.3 B/Danone €20.9B €1=USD1.311, 12/2012)
  • 13. 13 Visit program plan (4-5 companies) São Paulo (State capital and neighboring cities): São Paulo • • • • • • • Nestlé JBS Friboi Ambev Unilever Femsa Marfrig Danone Curitiba Curitiba-Paraná state • BRF
  • 14. 14 Food sector: JBS Friboi Company name JBS Friboi (http://www.jbs.com.br) Activity JBS is the largest multinational food processing company in the world, producing factory processed beef, chicken and pork, and also selling by-products from the processing of these meats. It is headquartered in São Paulo and has 150 industrial plants around the world. Personnel 140 000 employees Market presence World's biggest beef producer International experience Started intrenationalization from Mercosul, in one decade it now covers entire world. In Europe operations are focused on Italy and Russia, distribution in UK and Belgium Revenue 2012 US$37B (R$75.7B, R$ 1,00=USD 0,489 12/2012)
  • 15. 15 Food sector: BRF Company name BRF (Brasil Foods) https://www.brf-br.com/ Activity BRF is one of the largest food companies in the world, as a result of the merger between Perdigão and Sadia in 2009. It operates in the segments of poultry meats, pork and beef, industrialized meats, margarines, pastas, pizzas and frozen vegetables as well as being one of the leading milk collectors and dairy product processers in Brazil Personnel 110 000 employees Market presence One of the largest global players in the food sector and Brazil’s second in revenue International experience Present in over 100 countries. Operations in EU: plants in UK and Holland and holding in Austria. Revenue 2012 US$ 14B (R$ 28.5B, R$ 1,00=USD 0,489 12/2012)
  • 16. 16 Food sector: Marfrig Company name Marfrig http://marfrig.com.br/ Activity Marfrig is engaged in the processing and distribution of meat. It is active in the slaughter, manufacture, distribution, import, export and marketing of cattle, pork, lamb, poultry and animal by-products. In addition, it is involved in the production and distribution of pasta, pizzas, lasagnas, breaded products, desserts, ready-to-eat meals ect. Big supplier of hamburgers to McDonald’s Personnel More than 90 000 employees Market presence Third biggest Brazilian food processing company. Leading position of chicken products in UK (Moy Park brand) International experience Operations in 18 countries, in EU: UK, N-Ireland, France, and Holland. Exports products to more than 150 countries on 5 continents, Europe being the main export destination. Revenue 2012 US$ 11.6B (R$23.7B, R$ 1,00=USD 0,489 12/2012)
  • 17. 17 Food sector: AmBev Company name AmBev www.ambev.com.br Activity AmBev (Companhia de Bebidas das Américas) is a brewing company. AmBev’s main business is beer but it also operates in the soft drinks and non-alcoholic and non-carbonated businesses. It has a partnership of partly exclusive rights with PepsiCo. Personnel 51 000 employees Market presence Biggest brewery in Latin America and the fifth in the world. Market share 70% in Brazil in 2012. International experience It has operations in 16 countries in America’s. Part of global Belgian-Brazilian brewing company Anheuser-Busch InBev. Revenue 2012 US$ 15.7B (R$ 32.2B, R$ 1,00=USD 0,489 12/2012)
  • 18. 18 Program: Group 3 Cleantech Program to be defined
  • 19. 19 Cleantech market study • Jere Pitkanen from Finnish Consulate in São Paulo has prepared a Cleantech market study of the Brazilian market. The draft version of the study has been sent to seminar participants. Please have a look at the respective chapter of your business when you analyze the possibility of participating the delegation.
  • 20. 20 1st Cleanday Event with BNDES and FINEP – Rio , Monday March 31st PROGRAM draft – Minister Niinistö opens the event + Brazilian high level representation – Launching of the new Brazil-cooperation (Tekes/Finep funding cooperation) – Tekes, Finep, BNDES, VTT speeches – Showcases: short (10-15min) Finnish and Brazilian companies + Nobre network – Lunch – Company Matchmaking via thematically focused parallel Workshops  Your improvement suggestions are welcome in mini workshops
  • 21. 21 2nd Cleanday Event with Confederation of Industry,CNI – Brasilia, Thursday, April 3rd PROGRAM draft – Panel discussion with Minister Niinistö and Brazilian Minister on common challenges and opportunities to be selected : Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Sustainable Mining, Solid Waste, Water (lots of media coverage expected) – Showcases: short (10-15min) Finnish and Brazilian companies – Networking or BTB matchmaking  Your improvement suggestions are welcome in mini workshops
  • 22. 22 General information for participation in the visit to Brazil – During the visit, business delegates will have an opportunity to attend various networking events and to meet local business leaders, organizations and authorities. – Participation fee: • Major Companies: EUR 2850 + 24% VAT per person • Small businesses and SMEs: EUR 2300 + 24% VAT per person – The participation fee includes arrangements in Brazil for March 31 – April 3, 2014 – The participation fee does not include flights or accommodation of the participant nor meals outside the business delegation program. – Registration no later than February 7, 2014. The registration is binding.
  • 23. 23 Q&A (Also after seminar 11.30-12.00)
  • 24. 24 Mini-workshops
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  • 26. 26 Tärkeimmät tapahtumat ja toimenpiteet 1-2Q2009 Petrobras julkaisee 175 miljardin USD:n investointisuunnitelman vuosille 2009-2013 (kasvua +50%) 112009 UKKM Väyrynen ja noin 10 meriteollisuuden yritystä Brasiliaan – Petrobras kutsutaan Suomeen 082010 Petrobrasin delegaatio tapaa noin 40 yritystä Suomessa 082011 Brasilian telakat ja meriteollisuusyliopistot vierailevat Suomessa ja tapaavat noin 40 yritystä 082011 Finpron Rion projektitoimisto aloittaa TEM:n rahoituksella 022012 PM Katainen ja UKKM Stubb tuovat suuren delegaation Brasiliaan – mukana kymmeniä meriteknologiafirmoja
  • 27. 27 Telakkateollisuuden (Sinaval) vierailu Suomeen 08/2011
  • 28. 28 Petrobrasin ja telakoiden vierailuohjelmat Suomessa koostuivat 23 tunnin vierailuista valittuihin yrityksiin sekä lyhyistä tapaamisista muiden potentiaalisten toimittajien kanssa. Telakoiden johdon vierailun yhteydessä järjestettiin yli 200 toimittaja- asiakas tapaamista.