Business opportunities

Brazil: A promising market

Take advantage of the business opportunities throughout many growing sectors

Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 8 A.M. to noon

SPEARKER'S PRESENTATIONS

1. QUEBEC-BRAZIL SYNERGY AND GROWTH SECTORS

Élise Racicot
Director
Québec Government Office in São Paulo

2. BRAZIL: A DISTINCTIVE MARKET

Bruno Daigle
Chief Executive Officer
Export Canada Brazil

3. FORTHCOMING INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

Yann Tisserand
Infrastructure and Real estate investment Manager Advisor
Ernst & Young Orenda Corporate Finance Inc.

4. TAX SYSTEM IN BRAZIL: HOW TO OVERCOME COMPETITION

Simon Davari
Partner
SDM Chartered Professional Accountants

5. HOW TO MASTER CREDIT RECOVERY IN BRAZIL

Dan Kraft
Lawyer
Kraft International Consultants

6. DOING BUSINESS IN BRAZIL

Frederico Marques
Partner
McCarthy Tétrault

7. TESTIMONY BUSINESS IN BRAZIL 1

Clyde Sharpe
President of International Sales
Elasto Proxy

8. TESTIMONY BUSINESS IN BRAZIL 2

Laurent Denis
Chief Executive Officer
Denis Cimaf

9. TESTIMONY BUSINESS IN BRAZIL 3

Alice Duval Fleury
Market Developer
Pavemetrics

A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO…

  • Identify business possibilities for your company in Brazil
  • Evaluate your development strategy for the Brazilian market
  • Hear entrepreneurs discuss their experience on this market
  • Meet potential partners and key players for your projects in Brazil
  • Assess this market’s potential for your company’s growth
  • Understand the challenges and issues for Quebec businesses
PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

 

THE ACTIVITY IN BRIEF

On February 27, our guest experts will address several aspects of doing business in Brazil. Come assess the potential of this market for your business.

The speech will be presented in French and English.

Prices

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By phone
514 871-4001

For more information

Noémie Bond
Advisor, International market development
514 871-4002, ext. 6216
nbond@ccmm.qc.ca

Louise Lauzon
Advisor, International market development
514 871-4002, ext. 6227
llauzon@ccmm.qc.ca

Cancellation policyNo reservations, cancellations or refunds as of 2 days before the event. Participant substitutions are accepted at no extra charge until the event is held. Please note that only written cancellation notices sent by fax at 514 871-5971 or by email at achat@ccmm.qc.ca will be accepted.

Location

Omni Mont-Royal
1050 Sherbrooke Street West
Montréal

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WHY BRAZIL?

South America's leading economic power, Brazil ranked 7th on the global economic scale in 2012.

Brazil has abundant natural resources and a dynamic industrial sector. Its economy is stable and its domestic demand is growing steadily.

In 2012, the value of Quebec exports to Brazil was $542.5 million, making Brazil Quebec's 10th largest international partner and its 2nd largest in Latin America. Bilateral investments between Canada and Brazil have also increased significantly over the past few years.

Quebec is the most active Canadian province on the Brazilian market. Close to 650 Quebec businesses export to Brazil. Join these companies that are enjoying success on this expanding market.

Canada and Brazil have combined their efforts in the following fields:

  • Science and technology
  • Innovation and R&D
  • Culture and education

Excellent opportunities await Quebec businesses in such sectors as:

  • Mining
  • Defence and security
  • Life sciences
  • Information technology
  • Aeronautics
  • Automotive
  • Energy
  • Agri-food
  • Tourism
  • Culture

Brazil facts and figures:

  • 200 million inhabitants
  • A dynamic workforce (the rate of unemployment is low and stable at about 6.5%)
  • The leading information technology and communications market in Latin America
  • A country in which the government is making major investments in infrastructure and transportation: around $70 billion USD over 25 years (roads, highways, airports, public transit, ports, urban mobility)
  • An area in which the life sciences sector ranks among the 10 most highly developed in the world
  • The world's 5th largest country in land mass

WHO SHOULD TAKE PART?

All companies aiming to develop their business in Brazil or seeking to learn more about this market. This activity will be of particular interest to companies in the following sectors:

  • Engineering
  • Construction and infrastructure
  • Education
  • Automobiles and trucks
  • Green technology
  • Information technology and telecommunications
  • Petroleum and natural gas
  • Mining and metals
  • Aerospace
  • Life sciences

It will also be of interest to investors and financial institutions, international project managers, and companies with experience on the Brazilian market that are seeking to accelerate their development in the country.

Speed up your conquest of the Brazilian market!

In collaboration with:

  • Export Québec
  • Finances et Économie Québec
The "Exporting Québec" initiative 
is produced in cooperation with:

 
Official airline of the
"Exporting Québec" initiative:

LaPresse+   AIR CANADA
WTC Montréal receives financial
support from Canada
Economic Development.

 
Affiliated with the World Trade
Centers Associations

(WTCA)

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