Doing Business in Espirito Santo

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Syllabus of the Subject: International Trade and Doing Business in the state of Espirito Santo - Vitoria (Brazil).

  1. Introduction to the state of Espiritu Santo (Brazil)
  2. Economy of Espiritu Santo
  3. International Trade of Espiritu Santo
  4. Business Opportunities in Espiritu Santo
  5. Doing Business in Vitoria
  6. Case Study:
    1. Coimex Group
    2. Heringer Group
The Subject (e-learning) “Doing Business in Espirito Santo (Brazil)” is part of the following Higher Education Programs (EENI- School of Business & HA University):
  1. Masters (Online): International Business, America, BRICS Countries
  2. Doctorate in Business in America
  3. Courses: Brazil, South America

Languages of study Higher Education in English or Tertiary Education in Spanish Brasil Study in Portuguese Brasil Post-secondary Education in French Bresil

Credits of the Subject “Foreign Trade and Doing Business in Espirito Santo”: 0.5 ECTS Credits

Sample of the Subject: Doing Business in Espirito Santo
Doing Business in Espiritu Santo Brazil

Description of the Subject (Higher Education, e-learning): Foreign Trade and Doing Business in the State of Espirito Santo

  1. The state of Espirito Santo has one of the highest economic growth rates in Brazil; Espirito Santo has the fourth-largest gross domestic product per capita in Brazil
  2. The industry sector in Espirito Santo registered the highest growth rates in Brazil (+22,3%)
  3. Vitória is the capital of the state of Espirito Santo; Vitoria has the highest per capita revenue among the Brazilian capitals
  4. In Espirito Santo operates the largest steel complex in the World; is the Brazilian leading steel slab producer
  5. Espirito Santo is the top manufacturer and exporter of short fibre white cellulose in the World and third largest wood pulp producer in Brazil
  6. Espirito Santo is the biggest marble and granite exporter of Latin America
  7. Espirito Santo is one of the largest petrol and gas producers in Brazil; is the second largest manufacturer of petroleum in Brazil
  8. Agribusiness takes up 40% of the economically active population of Espirito Santo and accounts for 30% of the gross domestic product
  9. Key sectors of Espirito Santo: petroleum and gas, steelmaking and mining, cellulose and ornamental stones
  10. Agriculture is also featured especially in the coffee and fruit production, as well as metal processing, furniture making, clothing, civil construction and food companies
  11. Espirito Santo has a substantial number of export firms and some of the biggest distribution centres in Brazil
  12. Borders of the state of Espirito Santo: Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais, and Bahia
  13. Espirito Santo the Brazilian state with the highest percentage of descendants of Italians

The holding company Coimex Empreendimentos e Participações (Coimexpar) manages all the investments of the Coimex Group. Tegma Gestão Logistics counts upon the stock participation of the Coimex Group in the controlling block and is one of the main companies in the logistics segment of Latin America.

Foreign Trade of Espirito Santo

  1. 50% of the gross domestic product of Espirito Santo is related to the international trade
  2. The State of Espirito Santo is the most globalised state in Brazil
  3. There are four ports in Espirito Santo's capital: Tubarão, Praia Mole, Vitoria and Vilha Velha as well as the Portocel, Ubu and Regencia
  4. The Port complex of Espirito Santo is the largest in Latin America. The port complex represents 9% of the total exports and 5% of the total imports of Brazil. The port complex is the responsible for 45% of the gross domestic product of the state of Espirito Santo
  5. Programme for Investment Incentive in Espirito Santo seeks to contribute to the growth and diversification of local production sectors, stimulating foreign direct investment (FDI)

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