Sector-specific opportunities in Brazil
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The Brazilian Aerospace Industry is the largest in the Southern Hemisphere. There are opportunities for UK companies in the following areas:
supply chain and partnerships
composites and metallic structures
maintenance, repair and operations
Contact Sector Manager firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on the aerospace sector.
Brazil is the seventh largest producer of vehicles in the world. Brazilian manufacturers invested US $11.2 billion in the market between 2010 and 2012. The automotive sector also attracts massive overseas investments.
The main opportunities in the sector are:
low carbon technologies
engineering services, such as software and consultancy
lightweight components and advanced materials
Contact Sector Manager email@example.com for more information on the automotive sector.
Creative Industries sector
Boosting the creative industries sector is a priority for the Brazilian government. Recent studies showed that creative industries account for 16.4% percent of Brazil’s GDP.
Opportunities in the sector are available for the following sub-sectors:
Contact Sector Manager firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on the creative industries sector.
Educational attainment is low in Brazil. It is 57th in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s ranking. The Brazilian government is planning on investing 10% of GDP on education by 2020, the highest rate of any country in the world.
There will be many opportunities for UK companies in:
English Language Teaching (ELT)
Contact Sector Manager email@example.com for more information on the education sector.
Brazil is the largest energy market in South America and has the second largest oil reserves in Latin America. Petrobras plans to invest US $220.6 billion by 2018. The International Oil Companies (IOC) is investing an extra US $50 billion over the next two years.
Brazil is particularly interested in the UK’s expertise in the following areas:
bringing challenging oil and gas projects to completion
offshore equipment and services
pipeline and seabed surveys
inspection, repair and maintenance
Brazil is the major Life Sciences and healthcare hub in Latin America. It has grown by 35% over the past three years. It is the largest pharmaceutical market in Latin American, worth £13.8 billion. £20 billion will be invested in programmes and the Unified Health System (SUS), Brazil’s equivalent of the NHS.
There are opportunities for UK companies in:
research and design
designing, building and managing hospitals
Contact Sector Manager firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on the healthcare sector.
Sports Infrastructure sector
Brazil hosted the 2014 World Cup and will host the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. UKTI Brazil aims to support UK companies for at least £250 million worth of contracts.
Companies with experience in the 2012 Games have a unique selling point in the Brazilian market.
Contact Sector Manager email@example.com for more information on the sports infrastructure sector.
The leisure marine and shipbuilding sectors in Brazil are growing at a considerable rate. The leisure sector is growing at a rate of 10% and is expected to continue for ten years. This growth has been stimulated by an increase in funding from £84 million in 2001 to £1.3 billion in 2012.
There are opportunities for UK companies in all areas of the Brazilian marine sector.
Contact Sector Manager firstname.lastname@example.org for information on the marine sector.
Infrastructure sector – Airports, Rail and Ports
Improving Brazil’s infrastructure is critical to maintaining the growth of the economy. Urban mobility is another focus, responding to the demands of a growing population.
There are opportunities for UK companies with technologies and innovative products in either of these areas.
Contact Sector Manager email@example.com for more information on the airports, rail and ports sectors.
Source - UKTI
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