Business in Espirito Santo

EENI- School of International Business

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

  1. Introduction to the state of Espiritu Santo (Brazil).
  2. The Economy of Espiritu Santo.
  3. International Trade.
  4. Business Opportunities in Espiritu Santo.
  5. Doing Business in Vitoria.
  6. Case Study:
    - Coimex Group.
    - Heringer Group.


Sub-subject “Doing Business in Espirito Santo (Brazil)” is studied...
  1. Masters (Online): International Business, America, and BRICS Countries
  2. Doctorate in Business in America
  3. Course: South America

Languages of study: English or Spanish Brasil Portuguese Brasil French Bresil

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

Sample of the Sub-subject: Doing Business in Espirito Santo:
Doing Business in Espiritu Santo Brazil

Description Sub-Subject Description: Foreign Trade and 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 capitals in Brazil
  4. In Espirito Santo operates the largest steel complex in the World and 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 is the 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 key petrol and gas producers in Brazil; is the second biggest 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 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. 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 responsible for 45% of the gross domestic product of the state of Espirito Santo
  5. The 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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