Tuesday, 14 August 2012 00:00
Top 10 Companies in Brazil
Marcopolis.net presents top 10 companies in Brazil.
Top 10 Companies in Brazil
Maria das Graças Foster | CEO
Petrobras has operations in the entire oil and gas productive chain and in the production of biofuels and of other alternative energy sources. It has been voted the 3rd biggest energy company in the world by PFC Energy and 8th biggest global company in market value and the biggest in Brazil: $164.8 billion. It is an integrated energy company with a presence in 28 countries, on 5 continents.Petrobras has nearly 8000 service stations, 172 vessel fleet, 25 966 km of pipelines, 16 refineries and 2 fertilizer plants. It produces 2,583 000 barrels per day and 428 000 barrels of natural gas. It has estimated reserves of 16 million barrels and refines 2,052 000 barrels of oil per day. It has 80, 497 employees.
Total Assets: US$ 308,6 billion
Lázaro de Mello Brandão | Chairman
One of Brazil's largest private banks (non controlled by government) in terms of total assets. Banco Bradesco provides a wide range of banking and financial products and services in Brazil and abroad to individuals, small to mid-sized companies and major local and international corporations and institutions. It has the most extensive private-sector branch and service network in Brazil, which permits to reach a diverse customer base. Bloomberg reported that Banco Bradesco is one of the largest banks in the world, by market capitalization, placing 10th. It has been ranked as the largest private corporate group in Brazil by Valor Econômico newspaper. The balance of Bradesco Organization's Savings Accounts amounted to R$59.7 billion at the end of 2011, for growth of 10.35 versus December 2010, representing a 17.98% of the Brazilian Savings and Loan System (SBPE). The stock ownership structure: 59,95% Freely Floated, 24,38% Cidade de Deus, 8,54% Fundacao Bradesco, 5,34% NCF, 1,25% MUFG Bank. The income distribution is between 65% and 70% of the total result derive from activities related to the financial area, 25% to 30% from insurance, private pension plans, and savings bonds, and nearly 5% from other activities. Banco Bradesco holds stakes in Bradesco Insurance Group, Banco Finansa, BBI, Bradesco Leasing, Bradesco Consorcium, Bradesco Corretora, Bradesco Securities. It has nearly 104,684 employees.
Total Assets: US$ 441,9 billion
Banco do Brasil
Aldemir Bendine | President
Banco do Brasil is the largest Brazilian and Latin American bank by assets, and the third by market value. The bank, headquartered in Brasília, was founded in 1808 and is the oldest active bank in Brazil — and one of the oldest financial institutions in the world. Banco do Brasil is controlled by the Brazilian government but its stock is traded at the São Paulo Stock Exchange and its management follows standard international banking practices (Basel Accords). The stock ownership structure: 51,86% National Treasury, 30,43% Freely Floated, 10,3% Previ, 4,8% Export Garantee Fund. The bank holds stakes in COBRA, BB Leasing, BB DVTM, BB Consorcios, BB Cartoes, BESCVAL, BB Corretora, BB Elo Participacoes, Nossa Caixa Capitalizacao, Banco do Brasil Securities LLC, BB Deguros Participacoes, BB Alianca Participacoes, BB Alianca Rev Participacoes, Aliancia do Brasil, Brasil Cap, Prasil Prev, SBCE, CIELO, EBP, CBSS. It has nearly 118,900 employees.
Total Assets: US$ 525,6 billion
Murilo Ferreira | CEO
Vale is a Brazilian multinational diversified metals and mining corporation and one of the largest logistics operators in Brazil. In addition to being the second-largest mining company in the world, Vale is also the largest producer of iron ore, pellets, and second largest of nickel.Vale is headquartered in Brazil and present in 38 countries. It has nearly 70,785 employees. Acquisitions: Socoimex, MBR, Samitri, Ferteco, Rio Verde, Inco. Vale's 53.3% common shares are owned by Valepar, a holding company, and 6.8% are owned directly by the Brazilian government. Brazil's national development bank owns a stake in Valepar, as do various Brazilian pension funds, and it is widely perceived as heavily influenced, if not controlled, by the Brazilian government.
Total Assets: US$ 128,7 billion
José Carlos Moraes Abreu | Chairman
Itausa s a Brazilian conglomerate company which controls several companies active in areas such as the financial and real estate sectors; industries including wood panels, pottery and metal; health; chemicals; and electronics. The main companies that Itaúsa controls are Itaú Unibanco, Duratex, Elekeiroz, Itautec. It is the largest private conglomerate in Brazil and one of the largest in the world. The control of the company rests with the Setubal and Vilella families, with the Camargo Corrêa family as minority holder. It employs around 126 800 people.
Total Assets: US$ 98 billion
Telemar Norte Leste
Jose Mauro Mettrau Carneiro da Cunha | Chairman
Telemar Norte Leste S.A., is the largest telecommunications telephone company in Brazil and the second largest telco in Latin America, behind Mexican América Móvil part of Telmex, considering both lines in service and revenues. Currently, Oi has 22.2 million land lines in service, 31.7 million wireless customers, 4 million ADSL subscribers (2009) and about 44 thousand employees. Oi provides Internet access, mobile, fixed-line and pay- television services. It had a 19.4 percent share of the country's wireless market in December, while market leader Vivo had 29.7 percent, according to Brazil's telecommunications regulator.
Total Assets: Estimate US$ 75 billion
Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional
Benjamin Steinbruch | Chairman
Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional is the largest fully integrated steel producer in Brazil and one of the largest in South America in terms of crude steel production. It employs around 16 000 people. Dorothea Steinbruch, Brazil's richest woman inherited her money from her late husband who controlled one of Brazil's largest steel producers. The company, Companhia Siderurgica Nacional ADR, was state-owned before the Steinbruch purchased it. Steinbruch's son, Benjamin, runs the company. Her other son, Ricardo, is chairman of the family's other firm, Banco Fibra. Steinbruch and family are worth $5.5 billion, which makes them the 136th richest people in the world.
Total Assets: USD 45 billion
Israel Vainboim | Chairman
Usiminas has an installed capacity of producing 9.5 million tons of crude steel. The company also operates in the logistics sector through a stake in logistic company MRS Logística. The Usiminas industrial complex is the largest plain steel complex in Latin America and one of the top 20 in the whole world. The company was one of the largest shareholders in the Italian-Argentine company Ternium, accounting for 14.2% of total capital.
Total Assets: Estimate USD 30 billion
Jose Antonio Muniz Lopes | CEO
Eletrobras is a major Brazilian power utility. It's also Latin America's biggest power utility company, tenth largest in the world and is also the fourth largest clean energy company in the world. It is currently expanding its operations in the continent, as well as in Africa. The company's full name is Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A.. Eletrobras holds stakes in a number of Brazilian electric companies, so that it generates and transmits approximately 60% of Brazil's electric supply. The company's generating capacity is about 40,000 MW, mostly in hydroelectric plants. The Brazilian federal government owns 52% of the stock of Eletrobras, which is traded on BM&F Bovespa.
Total Assets: Estimate USD 76,3 billion
Eike Batista | CEO
EBX is a Brazilian holding company founded by Eike Batista in 1983 and headquartered in Rio de Janeiro. Many of the companies in the group use a sequence of three letters ending in X in their names. These include LLX, a logistics company, and MMX Miner, a mining and metal company. The company employes around 19 300 people. Brazilian privately-held holding company EBX Brasil owns mining, energy, logistics, oil, gas, and renewable energy assets. EBX Brasil's companies have a production capacity of 10.8Mt/y iron, 29 oil and gas exploration blocks, electric power projects expected to generate 2.6GW in 2011, and two ports in southeastern Brazil. Grupo EBX is controlled by Brazilian magnate Eike Batista.
Total Assets: Estimate US$ 50 billion
Other Top Companies in Brazil
André Bier Johannpeter | CEO
is the largest producer of long steel in the Americas, with steel mills in Brazil, Argentina, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, India, Mexico, Peru, Spain, the United States, Uruguay and Venezuela. It also holds 40% stake in the Spanish company Sidenor and has a joint venture with Kalyani Group in India. It employs around 46 000 people. Gerdau is the world’s 14th largest steelmaker and the largest producer of long steel in the American continent.
Total Assets: Estimate USD 25,9 billion
Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao Grupo Pao de Acucar ADS (JBS)
Abilio dos Santos Diniz | Chairman
is the biggest Brazilian company engaged in business retailing of food, general merchandise, electronic goods, home appliances and other products from its supermarkets, hypermarkets and home appliance stores. Abilio dos Santos Diniz, chairman of Brazil's largest retailer is worth $3 billion. He inherited his wealth, but has grown it through smart business moves, including his orchestration of the merger between his company, Pao Acucar, and another retail giant, Casas Bahia. He sold a controlling share in his company in 2005 to a French supermarket chain for $860 million. Beyond his wealth, he is well known for being kidnapped as part of a political sabotage on the morning of Brazil's 1989 presidential election. The company employs around 158 000 people.
Total Assets: Estimate USD 33 billion
The company has 42 factories and employs 120,000 people. BRF is the world's tenth-largest food company and Brazil's second in revenue, after global giant JBS. Sadia and Perdigão are BRF's main ongoing food brands. Brasil Foods is present in over 110 countries. The company has 60 industrial plants in Brazil and four worldwide, 36 distribution centers and 24 global offices.
Total Assets: Estimate USD 17 billion
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 13:53
Top Companies in Sao Paulo
Marcopolis.net presents top companies in Sao Paulo.
Sao Paulo is the most developed State in Brazil, with 645 cities and a population of around 41 million inhabitants, representing 22% of the Brazilian population and 34% of Brazil's GDP. It is the richest of the 27 Brazilian States. The city itself concentrates 6% of the total population and 15% of the GDP of Brazil. The State is the main producer and consumer of a great variety of goods and services. The State represents 58% of Brazilian electronics and telecom production, 32.6% of Brazilian services sector's total revenues, 45% of midsize aircraft world trade, 48% of Brazilian vehicles production, 56% of Brazilian ehanol production (16 million m3). Futhermore, the State is the largest sugarcane ethanol and orange juice producer in the wold. The State boosts 556 universities and colleges and 125.000 miles of roads. Sao Paulo is home to 18 of the 20 best Brazilian highways. With 3.335 miles of railways, 1.491 miles of waterways, 2 international airports and 2 maritime ports (Santos Harbor and Sao Sebastiao Harbor), it offers the best infrastructure in Brazil. Sao Paulo's GDP per capita is around 14.000 dollars.
Top Companies in Sao Paulo
Automotive (Sales - 30.883,0 R$ th)
Established in 1953, Volkswagen Brazil is a subsidiary arm of Volkswagen Group, a German multinational automotive manufacturing group which became the world’s largest motor vehicle manufacturer by 2011 unit sales.
Consumer Goods (Sales - 27.726,2 R$ th)
Ambev is a subsidiary of global brewing company Anheuser-Busch InBev. It is the biggest brewery in Latin America and the fifth in the world. It was created in 1999, with the merger of two breweries, Brahma and Antarctica.
Telefônica / Vivo
Telecommunications (Sales - 21.589,3 / 23.653,0 R$ th)
Vivo, formerly known as Telefônica Brasil, is the second largest telecommunications company in Brazil. Vivo offers services, such as internet access, cable and satellite television, fixed and mobile telecommunications, among others, to more than 90 million customers.
Automotive (Sales - 20.680,5 R$ th)
Founded in 1925, General Motors Brazil is the largest subsidiary of GM in South America and the second largest operation outside the United States.
Telecommunications (Sales - 19.768,0 R$ th)
Founded in 1995, TIM (Telecom Italia Mobile) is one of the main Brazilian mobile telecommunications company.
Pão de Açucar
Retail (Sales - 17.971,6 R$ th)
Pão de Açucar is the biggest Brazilian company engaged in business retailing of food, general merchandise, electronic goods, home appliances and other products from its supermarkets, hypermarkets and home appliance stores.
Retail (Sales - 16.056,2 R$ th)
Walmart is the 3rd largest supermarket chain in Brazil. It completed 15 years of operation in 2010, with 87,000 employees and a revenue of R$22.3 billion. Its headquarters are in Barueri (SP), and it has 4 regional offices in Porto Alegre, Curitiba, Salvador and Recife. Its network is composed of 11 distribution centers and 479 stores.
Food Processing - Commodity (Sales - 15.621,8 R$ th)
Cargill is an American private company which is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. In South America, the country operates in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela.
Automotive (Sales - 15.596,3 R$ th)
Mercedes-Benz is a multinational division of the German manufacturer Daimler AG, which is specialized in automobiles, buses, coaches and trucks. Inaugurated in 1956, the traditional plant of Mercedes-Benz Brazil is in Sao Bernardo do Campo (SP).
Automotive (Sales - 15.404,5 R$ th)
Ford Brazil is a subsidiary of American automaker Ford Motor Company and was the first automotive industry to come to Brazil, in 1919. The operation started out importing some models from the United States for assembly in Brazil. Today, Ford operates 4 units in Brazil, in São Bernardo do Campo, Camaçari, Taubaté and Tatuí.
Energy (Sales - 15.134,6 R$ th)
AES Eletropaulo is a major Brazilian power distributor in the state of Sao Paulo. The company has over 10,000 employees.
Retail (Sales - 14.757,7 R$ th)
Carrefour is one of the largest international hypermarket chains. In Brazil, the company has been present for over 35 years and has over 170 stores located throughout the national territory.
Telecommunications (Sales - 14.338,7 R$ th)
Claro is a telecommunications company which is part of the Mexican telecom group América Móvil. In Brazil, the brand was launched in 2003 by the merger of América Móvil-owned operators ATL, BCP, Americel, Tess Celular and Claro Digital.
Consumer Goods (Sales - 13.288,8 R$ th)
Founded in 1953, JBS is the largest Brazilian multinational in the food industry, producing fresh, chilled, and processed beef, chicken and pork, and also selling by-products from the processing of these meats.
Wholesale Hypermarkets (Sales - 12.408,4 R$ th)
Atacadão is a Brazilian wholesale hypermarket chain bought by the Carrefour group in 2007.
Other Companies and Institutions in Sao Paulo
FIESP (Federation of Industries of Sao Paulo State)
CCFB (French-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce)
Dudalina (Textile Industry)
Trevisan (Financial and Accounting Outsourcing)
Pritchett Rummler-Brache (Training and Business Consulting)
AMCE Negócios Sustentáveis (Sustainable Business Consulting)
Protege (Cash in Transit Security)
Construction and Contracting
Niplan Engenharia (Electromechanical Assembly and Maintenance)
Import and Export
CISA Trading (Logistical, Operational, Financial and Tax Solutions)
UPS Brazil (Shipping, Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Management)
DHL Brazil (Freight, Logistics and Shipping Services)
Magazine Luiza (Department Store)
Copagaz (Gas Distribution)
UNICA (Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association)
Investe Sao Paulo (Sao Paulo Agency for Investment and Competitiveness Promotion)
Mauá Sekular Investimentos (Independent Investment Company)
USP (University of Sao Paulo)
Unifesp (Federal University of Sao Paulo)
PUC-SP (Catholic University of Sao Paulo)
Fundação Getúlio Vargas
SINDEPAT (Integrated System of Amusement Parks and Tourist Attractions)
Matuete (Tailor Made Travel Design Company)
Stefanini (IT Consulting, Solution Development and Integration, Business Process Outsourcing, Application and Infrastructure Outsourcing)
AÇÃO Informática (Provider and Distributor of IT Solutions)
Opice Blum (High-Tech and Cyber Legislation)
BRQ (Consulting, Infrastructure Services and Outsourcing)
Politec - Indra (System Integrator)
Embraer (Aircraft Manufacturer)
Grupo Doria (Property Management, Publishing, Events and Marketing)
Rede Record (TV Network)
LiveWright (Sports Development Association)
Government of Sao Paulo State (Governor - Geraldo Alckmin)
Secretary of Economic Development, Science and Technology - SDECT (Secretary - Luiz Quadrelli / Ex-Secretary - Paulo Barbosa)
Thursday, 02 August 2012 14:57
Top Companies in the Federal District
Marcopolis.net presents top companies in the Federal District.
The Federal District is a Brazilian State located in the Midwest region. In its territory is located the federal capital, Brasilia. The Federal District's economy is based on agriculture (permanent and temporary), food, fishing, extraction and processing industries, production and distribution of electricity and gas, transportation, real estate, commerce and services. Nowadays, the GDP of the Federal District equals 10,2%. With the development of new industries, including pharmaceutical and chemical, its GDP will reach an estimated 15% by 2015.
Top Companies in the Federal District
E.C.T. / Correios
E.C.T. / Correios is a federal public company responsible for postal services in Brazil. ECT was created in 1969, as a public company under the Ministry of Communications. Altogether the company provides over one hundred products and services and is one of the largest employers in Brazil, being the only company to be present in all the municipalities of the country with a vast network of owned and franchised units.
Oi, formerly known as Telemar, is the largest telecommunications telephone company in Brazil and the second largest in Latin America, considering both lines in service and revenues. The company's stock is traded on Bovespa (São Paulo Stock Exchange). Oi's consolidated net revenue was R$ 9,245 million in 2011.
Created in 1974, Itaipu Binacional is the world's largest generator of renewable clean energy. The hydroelectric Itaipu Dam on the Paraná River is located on the border between Brazil and Paraguay. In total, the company's production of the first seven months of 2012 reached 59.214.708 MWh, compared to 55.478.114 MWh in the same period of 2008.
Eletronorte (North Brazil Power Plants) is a subsidiary of the Brazilian power utility Eletrobrás, created in 1973. It is responsible for the power generation, transmission and distribution in the states of Amazonas, Pará, Acre, Rondônia, Roraima, Amapá, Tocantins and Mato Grosso. Through the National Interconnected System (SIN), it also provides power to buyers in other regions of the country.
Other Companies and Institutions in the Federal District
CNI (National Confederation of Industry)
Sistema FIBRA (Federation of Industries of the Federal District)
Embrapa (Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation)
Emater (Technical Assistance and Rural Extension Company)
Fazenda Malunga (Organic Farming)
Banking and Finance
Banco do Brasil
Caixa Econômica Federal
Banco de Brasilia
Transportation and Infrastructure
Metro DF (Metropolitan Company of the Federal District)
DFTRANS (Urban Transport of the Federal District)
TCB (Collective Transport Society of Brasilia)
CAESB (Company of Environmental Sanitation)
Terracap (Development Agency of the Federal District)
Development and Investment
SUDECO (Agency for the Development of the Midwest Region)
Apex Brasil (Brazilian Agency for Export and Investment Promotion)
Embratur (Brazilian Tourism Institute)
Codeplan (Planning Company of the Federal District)
ABC (Brazilian Cooperation Agency)
Novacap (Urbanization Company of the New Capital)
Government of the Federal District - GDF (Governor - Agnelo Queiroz)
Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (Minister - Fernando Pimentel)
Ministry of Mines and Energy (Minister - Edison Lobão)
Ministry of Tourism (Minister - Gastão Vieira)
Ministry of Sports (Minister - Aldo Rebelo)
Strategic Affairs Secretariat of the Presidency (Minister - Moreira Franco)
Ministry of Finance (Minister - Guido Mantega)
Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (Minister - Mendes Ribeiro)
Ministry of Transport (Minister - Paulo Sérgio Passos)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Minister - Antonio de Aguiar Patriota)
Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management (Minister - Miriam Belchior)
Ministry of Communications (Minister - Paulo Bernardo)
Tuesday, 31 July 2012 17:40
Top Companies in Piaui
Marcopolis.net presents top companies in Piaui.
Piaui is considered the last great frontier for farming. The south of Piaui offers 6 million hectares of high yield farmland. Moreover, the piauiense Cerrado have recorded the highest rates in production of soybeans, corn and cotton. Piaui's population is approximately 3,118 360 inhabitants (12,4 inhabitants/KM2). Although Piaui's GDP (R$ 12,790 billion) remains below average and represents only 0.54% of the total GDP in Brazil, it grows at annual rate of 8.8% surpassing other States in 2008. The main productive sectors are services, industry, mining, agriculture and real estate.
Top Companies in Piaui
Industry - Metallurgy
Ferronorte Industrial is a company located in Teresina that has been operating for over 10 years in the metallurgical sector in the Northeast. Ferronorte Industrial occupies a prominent position in the trade of iron and steel products.
Agrobusiness - Agricultural Production, Fertilizers, Storage Services
Ribeirão S/A has been acting in the market since 1991, with a wide range of agricultural business processes such as production of grains, seeds, fertilizers and trading of agricultural pesticides. The company currently has 480 employees.
Copperline Megafios Ltda.
Industry - Electric Cables
Copperline Megafios Ltda has been working throughout the North / Northeast region since the early 90s. The company is specialized in the production of wires and cables.
Bike do Nordeste (Houston)
Industry - Bicycle Manufacturer
Bike do Nordeste (Houston) is a bicycle manufacturer. The brand is currently preparing to celebrate a record 5 million bicycles sold since its foundation. The company belongs to the Claudino Group and is present in all regions of the country.
Other Companies and Institutions in Piaui
FIEPI (Federation of Industries of Piaui)
Claudino Group (Retail, Clothing, Mattresses, Furniture, Construction, Appliances, Bicycles, Industrial Meat Production, Graphics, Publishing, Advertising, Shopping Center, Trucks and Containers)
Arrey Group (Food Industry, Restaurant, Hotels, Flats, Real Estate)
Jorge Batista (Pharmaceuticals, Hospital and Hygiene Products)
Canel (Central Agrícola Nova Era) (Agriculture and Livestock)
Agroiza Florestal (Biomass)
Green Mind Sustainable Development (Real Estate, Recovery and Renewal of Degraded Areas, Integrated Energy and Waste Solutions, Urban Operations)
Sá Cavalcante (Real Estate and Shopping Centers)
Telhas Mafrense Group (Tiles and Bricks)
Export Processing Zone
ZPE Parnaíba (Agrobusiness, Pharmaco-chemical and Technology Companies)
Government of Piaui (Governor - Wilson Martins)
Strategic Projects of the Government (Jorge Lopes)
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 13:18
Top 10 Companies in Espirito Santo
Marcopolis.net presents top 10 companies in Espirito Santo.
Top 10 Companies in Espirito Santo
Industry - Mining / Gross Operating Revenues in R$ Billions: 11.948.000
Vale is the second largest mining company in the world and one of the largest private corporations in Latin America. Headquartered in Brazil, Vale has operations in 37 countries and currently employs over 187.000 people, including direct and indirect employees.
Industry - Mining / Gross Operating Revenues in R$ Billions: 6.324.000
Founded in 1977, Samarco is a privately held Brazilian mining company, controlled in equal parts by two shareholders: Vale S.A. and BHP Billiton. The company produces iron ore pellets, with a current production capacity of 22.250 million tons per year. Samarco has around 4.000 direct and indirect employees.
Industry - Siderurgy and Metallurgy / Gross Operating Revenues in R$ Billions: 5.491.000
ArcelorMittal Brasil is a subsidiary of the world's largest steel company and is one of the major steel companies in Latin America, with an annual production capacity of 15 million tons. The company produces long carbon steel, flat carbon and stainless steel products.
Industry - Chemical and Petrochemical / Gross Operating Revenues in R$ Billions: 3.586.000
Fertilizantes Heringer is a producter and distributer of fertilizers, which has been acting in the market for 43 years and is now part of the three largest fertilizer companies in Brazil, accounting for a 17.2% volume share of the total production and distribution in 2011.
Wholesale Trade - Wholesale Trade / Gross Operating Revenues in R$ Billions: 3.224.000
Brazil Trading is a wholesale and foreign trade company.
Wholesale Trade - Oil / Gross Operating Revenues in R$ Billions: 2.525.000
Founded in 1971, Petrobras Distribuidora acts in the distribution, trade and industrialization of oil and oil products, but also in import and export activities. The institution is subordinate to the Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy.
Services - Electricity / Gross Operating Revenues in R$ Billions: 2.523.000
EDP Escelsa is one of the largest distributors of electricity in the state of Espirito Santo.
Services - Import and Export / Gross Operating Revenues in R$ Billions: 2.368.000
Founded in 1976, Cotia is a company specialized in foreign trade, offering management, logistics and financing solutions.
Industry - Paper and Cellulose / Gross Operating Revenues in R$ Billions: 2.176.000
Fibria Celulose is a Brazilian pulp and paper company created by a merger between Aracruz and VCP in 2009. Its production capacity exceeds 6 million tons a year. The company has 7 factories and distributes its products in 5 Brazilian states, the rest of the production being exported all around the world.
Industry - Food / Gross Operating Revenues in R$ Billions: 2.008.000
Founded in 1929, Chocolates Garoto is a company that started as a small producer of chocolates and is now one of Brazil's largest manufacturers. Its products are exported to various countries around the world. In 2002, it was acquired by Nestlé, but continues operating separately.
Other Companies and Institutions in Espirito Santo
Sistema Findes (Federation of Industries of Espirito Santo)
Uniao Engenharia (Manufacturing and Industrial Assembly)
Marmi Bruno Zanet (Ornamental Stones)
State Secretary of Tourism
Adetur Metropolitana (Agency for Sustainable Development of the Metropolitan Region)
Espirito Santo Convention & Visitors Bureau
CODESA (Vitória Port / Docks Company of Espirito Santo)
BANDES (Development Bank of Espirito Santo)
Izoton Group (Fashion, Retail, Real Estate and Hotels)
Government of Espirito Santo (Governor - Renato Casagrande)
State Secretary for Development (Márcio Félix)
State Secretary of Tourism (Alexandre Passos)
Secretary of Special Projects and Metropolitan Articulation (José Eduardo Azevedo)
Friday, 09 November 2012 09:47
Top 10 Companies in Santa Catarina
Marcopolis.net presents top 10 companies in Santa Catarina.
Santa Catarina is one of the leading Brazilian States in terms of human and economic development. Located in the South of the country, it has historically attracted people from a variety of backgrounds and nationalities. Santa Catarina’s economic model is characterized by the diversification of activities, with a high vocation for export and a great potential for tourism. The State accounts for 3% of the Brazilian population and represents 1.1% of the national territory. In the last three decades, its economy grew more than three-fold, and while the Brazilian GNP per capita is R$ 12,777, Santa Catarina's GNP per capita is R$ 17,172. The State's GNP of about US$ 45.9 billion is larger than the sum of the GNP’s of Bolivia, Uruguay and Paraguay.
Top 10 Companies in Santa Catarina
BRF Brasil Foods
Foods & Beverages
Gross Operating Revenues in R$ Millions: 38.820,00
Foods & Beverages
Gross Operating Revenues in R$ Millions: 23.994,00
Celesc & Controladas
Gross Operating Revenues in R$ Millions: 6.564,00
Machinery & Equipment
Gross Operating Revenues in R$ Millions: 6.130,00
Tractebel Energia & Controladas
Gross Operating Revenues in R$ Millions: 4.848,00
Gross Operating Revenues in R$ Millions: 3.890,00
Gross Operating Revenues in R$ Millions: 2.914,00
Tupy S/A & Controladas
Cast Iron Components
Gross Operating Revenues in R$ Millions: 2.520,00
Textile & Clothing
Gross Operating Revenues in R$ Millions: 1.647,00
Eletrosul Centrais Elétricas S/A
Gross Operating Revenues in R$ Millions: 1.468,00
Other Companies and Institutions in Santa Catarina
Sistema Fiesc (Federation of Industries of Santa Catarina)
Ciser (Fasteners Manufacturer)
Santur (Santa Catarina Tourism)
Florianópolis and Region Convention & Visitors Bureau
Costão do Santinho (Beach Resort)
Ilha do Papagaio (Resort / Private Island)
Açoriana Tourism (Travel Agency)
ENERCAN, BAESA & Consórcio Machadinho
Finance & Development
BADESC (Santa Catarina State Development Agency)
Technology & Innovation
CERTI Foundation (Reference Centers for Innovative Technologies)
ACATE (Santa Catarina's Association of Technology Companies)
Perini Business Park (Multisectoral Business Condominium)
Sapiens Parque (Innovation Park)
Government of Santa Catarina (Governor - Raimundo Colombo)
Foreign Affairs Office - Department for International Travel & Logistics (Fabiana Staudinger)
Foreign Affairs Office - Department for International Economics (Rodrigo Prisco Paraíso)
Foreign Affairs Office - Department for International Economics (Guilherme Bez Marques)