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Presentation H.E. André Mattoso Maia Amado

  1. 1. Guidelines on Brazil Andre Amado Ambassador of Brazil November 10th, 2011 Entrepreneurship in the E.U. and BRIC-countries: Brazil Vlerick Alumni FORUM Frisomat Innovation Center Stokerijstraat 79 – Wijnegem - Antwerp
  2. 3. Brazil: 5th largest country in the world 8.514.876 km²
  3. 4. World Trader: Main Brazilian Partners (% 2010) Exports 27,9 23,8 21,4 9,6 5,2 4,6 2,4 Imports 30,9 17,0 21,5 15,0 2,6 6,2 1,7 Blocs Asia Latina America/Caribeean EU USA Middle East Africa Eastern Europe
  4. 5. World Player <ul><li>Original member of the UN and its specialized agencies, as well as of MERCOSUR, WTO, G-20, BRICS (with China, India, Russia, and South Africa), CPLP (The Organization of Portuguese Speaking Countries), and IBSA (with India and South Africa); </li></ul><ul><li>Together with Japan, Brazil is the country that has been elected more times (10) to integrate the UN Security Council as non-permanent member; </li></ul><ul><li>Together with the USA and Russia, Brazil is the only other country that both has the world largest uranium deposits and masters the nuclear fuel cycle; </li></ul><ul><li>It has the world’s largest maritime frontier with Africa; </li></ul><ul><li>It is one of the world’s richest countries in terms of ethnical miscegenation (Native Brazilians and European, African, Middle Eastern, Asian and Latin American descents); </li></ul><ul><li>It has one of the largest networks of resident diplomatic missions abroad (142), 36 of which in Africa; </li></ul>
  5. 6. Why invest in Brazil? <ul><li>8th largest economy in the world </li></ul><ul><li>8 th largest consumer market </li></ul><ul><li>3 rd largest reserves of iron ore </li></ul><ul><li>World largest exporter of iron, coffee, orange juice, soybeans, beef, chicken, sugar and ethanol </li></ul><ul><li>6 th largest manufacturer of automobiles </li></ul><ul><li>3 rd largest producer of aircrafts and 1 st producer of commercial jets (120 passengers) </li></ul><ul><li>World’s largest exporter and 2 nd largest producer of ethanol </li></ul><ul><li>World’s largest commercial cattle herd, with over 198 million heads </li></ul><ul><li>Brazil accounts for half of the economy of South America </li></ul>
  6. 7. Economic Data (2010) <ul><li>GDP: US$ 2.09 trillion </li></ul><ul><li>Growth rate: 7,5 % </li></ul><ul><li>Trade surplus: US$ 20.3 billion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exports: US$ 201.9 billion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Imports: US$ 181.6 billion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Forex reserves: US$ 311 million </li></ul><ul><li>FDI inflow of 48.4 billion in 2010 </li></ul>
  7. 8. Macroeconomic Policy - Last 16 Years: - Institutional and macroeconomic stability, - Sustainable growth,
  8. 9. Macroeconomic Policy - Last 16 Years: <ul><li>Expanding domestic market, </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative social policies, </li></ul><ul><li>Income distribution projects, </li></ul><ul><li>Modern and robust financial system, </li></ul><ul><li>Rigorous balancing of public accounts, and </li></ul><ul><li>Investment in agricultural R&D&I. </li></ul><ul><li>… That has allowed for … </li></ul><ul><li>The consolidation of the major goal of sustainable economic growth by: </li></ul><ul><li>Diversifying our trade partners, </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing the volume of both our global trade and exports figures, </li></ul><ul><li>Expanding our international currency reserves (US$310 billion in 2011), </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminating foreign debt, </li></ul>
  9. 10. - Controlling inflation,
  10. 11. <ul><li>Leading in clean energy production (46% of the Brazilian energy grid are from renewable sources), </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Achieving high productivity levels in agricultural production of the main food crops, - Generating more jobs, </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>Leading in oil exploration in deep waters (pre-salt), - Fostering the air-jet industry, and - Advancing in the production and usage of bio-fuels. </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>Expanding the middle class population to around 105 million (55% of Brazilian overall population). </li></ul>
  14. 16.   6 235 332 X-M   1 122 2 417 M 6,56 7 357 2 749 X 2011 (extrap. 8/12 to 12/12)   5 294 -130 X-M     1 561 2 293 M   4,39 6 855 2 163 X 2010   7 855 533 X-M     800 1 125 M   10,81 8 656 1 658 X 2005 (million kg) (million euros)   weight X /weight M weight value X/M/ Balance BRAZIL - BELGIUM
  15. 18. Argentina, Belgium, China, Japan and USA.
  16. 20. <ul><li>Brazil has become a very attractive economy </li></ul><ul><li>for investment in the wake of: </li></ul><ul><li>PAC-1 (2007) and PAC-2 (2010): </li></ul><ul><li>The Growth Acceleration Program ( PAC ) is a strategic investment on infrastructure program that combines management initiatives and public works. </li></ul><ul><li>PAC 1 : the program called for investments of US$ 349 billion (R$ 638 billion), of which 63.3% has been applied. </li></ul><ul><li>PAC 2 : estimates investments of US$ 526 billion (R$ 958.9 billion) for the period 2011 - 2014. PAC 2 focuses on investments in the areas of logistics, energy and social development . BNDES is financing around US$ 101,4 billion. </li></ul>
  17. 21. Social Programs in Brazil <ul><li>Minimum wage policies, </li></ul><ul><li>Greater access to credit, </li></ul><ul><li>Priority investment in quality education and health, </li></ul><ul><li>Poverty combat in urban and rural areas, </li></ul><ul><li>Social protection policies in areas like food security, social assistance, health and social security, </li></ul><ul><li>These programs have contributed to: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Better distribution of the national income, </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Moving around 30 million people from D an E classes to C class, and </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  18. 22. - FIFA World Cup in 2014 , Stadiums Urban Mobility Ports and Airports Total Infra Civil Telecom and energy Security and Heath Hotels Total Infra R$ Billions Direct impact: R$ 33 billions in investments in infrastructure and services
  19. 23. Ports : A total of R$ 740 millions will be invested in 7 main Brazilian ports % of total Cities/Ports <ul><li>Passengers Maritime Terminal </li></ul><ul><li>Land accessibility (area) </li></ul><ul><li>Maritime accessibility </li></ul>Projects: 14% 16% 42% 12% 7% 5% 3% 100% (Santos) (Mucuripe)               R$ millions; value of responsibility's matrix
  20. 24. - Olympic Games in 2016 . <ul><li>Games’ budget: US$ 14.4 billions: US$ 2.8 billion from the Organizing Committee (Game’s planning and delivering) and U.S. $ 11.6 billion from public and private resources. </li></ul><ul><li>55 main economic sectors that will benefit from the Olympic games in Rio are: </li></ul><ul><li>Construction (10.5%) </li></ul><ul><li>Real estate and rental services (6.3%) </li></ul><ul><li>Services supplies to companies (5.7%) </li></ul><ul><li>Oil and gas (5.1%) </li></ul><ul><li>Information services (5%) </li></ul><ul><li>Transport, storage and mail (4.8%). </li></ul>
  21. 25. <ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul>

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