Why Brazil Why Now Mission & Vision


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Presentation why you and why now you have to do business with Brazil. This presentation was done by me on the BMA - Brazilian Marketing Annex kick-off breakfast where I am the President. BMA is ''annex" to Doral Chamber of Commerce in Doral, FL

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Why Brazil Why Now Mission & Vision

  1. 1. Why Brazil? Why now? Doral Chamber of Commerce Doral, Florida
  2. 2. Four famous international Brazilian images…
  3. 3. Defining moment… <ul><li>The Economist Magazine. </li></ul><ul><li>November 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>Brazil might soon become the 5 th economy in the world ahead of strong economies like France and England. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Brazilian Stats and Info – 1 of 2 <ul><li>Language: Portuguese </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: Brasília </li></ul><ul><li>Population: Almost 194 million people. </li></ul><ul><li>Approximately 70% of the people are concentrated in the Southeast and Northeast regions. </li></ul><ul><li>5 th Largest country in the world 8.5 million square kilometers = 3.3 million square miles. </li></ul><ul><li>Brazil shares borders with every South America countries except Chile and Ecuador. </li></ul><ul><li>Brazil is almost one-half of the entire South American continent. </li></ul><ul><li>Time Zone: 1 hour behind east coast during summer time. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Brazilian Stats and Info – 2 of 2 <ul><li>Education: 88% of adult population know how to read and write. </li></ul><ul><li>Currency: Real </li></ul><ul><li>2008 GDP: US$ 1.573 trillion </li></ul><ul><li>2008 Purchase Power: US$ 1.977 trillion </li></ul><ul><li>2008 Per Capita GDP: 9,700.00 </li></ul><ul><li>2008 Annual real growth: 5.1% </li></ul><ul><li>Expected growth rate for 2010: 7%. It would be the highest since 1986. </li></ul><ul><li>Projected inflation for 2010: 6.5% </li></ul>
  6. 6. 2008 Trade Balance <ul><li>US$ 24.8 billion surplus </li></ul><ul><li>Exports: US$ 197.9 billion </li></ul><ul><li>Major market: United State 14% </li></ul><ul><li>Imports: US$ 173.1 billion </li></ul><ul><li>Major suppliers: United States 14.9% and China 11.6% </li></ul><ul><li>2008 Brazil x USA Trade </li></ul><ul><li>Record level: US$ 53 billion </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. exports to Brazil: US$ 25.6 billion </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. imports from Brazil: US$ 27.4 billion </li></ul>
  7. 7. PAC Program of Growth Acceleration <ul><li>Investment opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Massive funds </li></ul><ul><li>US$ 280 billion </li></ul><ul><li>Bullet train between </li></ul><ul><li>RJ and SP </li></ul><ul><li>Highways, waterways and railways in the Amazon region – many constructed will be integrated. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Pre salt oil investment opportunities <ul><li>Petrobras will open these areas for a joint exploration contract with foreign oil companies. </li></ul><ul><li>The distinctive areas will be awarded through bidding process and companies will be paid for in oil. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Pre salt – what is this?
  10. 10. Pre salt investment <ul><li>US$ 82.5 billion from 2014 to 2020 </li></ul><ul><li>Production target for 2020: 3.9 million barrels/day </li></ul><ul><li>2020 scenario: oil exporter </li></ul><ul><li>an excess of 2 million barrels/day </li></ul><ul><li>46% of this production will come from Pre Sal </li></ul><ul><li>Source: Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada (IPEA) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Brazil - Miami trade <ul><li># 1 Miami trade partner in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>US$ 13.10 billion trade </li></ul><ul><li>US$ 10,606 billion export </li></ul><ul><li>US$ 2,559 billion import </li></ul><ul><li>Source: World City / U.S.Census data </li></ul>
  12. 12. Air Cargo in Miami 2008 Top Trade Partners <ul><li>Total weight (US Tons) </li></ul><ul><li># 3 Brazil = 116,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Total Value (Millions of Dollars) </li></ul><ul><li># 1 Brazil = US$ 9,768 </li></ul><ul><li>Source: Miami-Dade Aviation Department </li></ul>
  13. 13. For the next 10 years…
  14. 14. Why BMA? Why now? 1 of 2 Mission and Vision <ul><li>Develop a Brazilian business database in the west side of Miami. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a database for those who want to do business with Brazil and with the Brazilian community. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a Brazilian / US job bank for professionals fluent in Portuguese. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a Portuguese class program with VFP - Vamos Falar Português Foundation. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Why BMA? Why now? 2 of 2 Mission and Vision <ul><li>Provide guidance, education and cultural awareness programs and tools for Brazilians who desire to live, work and own and operate a business in the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop and support information, education and awareness programs to keep local authorities aware of our activities in the Brazilian community. </li></ul><ul><li>Promote, establish and nurture strategic alliances with local and regional chambers of commerce to expand our sphere of influence in South Florida. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Thank you