Brazil (Archive)September 21-29, 2013
Despite global trends, domestic demand remains strong in Brazil. With a large diversified economy, Brazil offers excellent business opportunities. In recent years, the nation has maintained macroeconomic policies that have boosted investment and economic growth, resulting in historically low unemployment and interest rates.
- World’s 6th largest economy
- Networking opportunities
- Expert assistance navigating a complex market
- Pre-screened meetings with potential business partners
- Pre-arranged logistics
News Stories and Press Releases
Quotes from trade mission participants
“The Utah trade mission to Brazil was a highlight of my professional career and an important milestone in helping our educational agency meet its future goals. We are indebted to the GOED office for walking us through the process step-by-step and helping us meet our objectives in Brazil.”
Utah State Office of Education
“Well coordinated with great information on the states visited in Brazil. Great experience and would highly recommend for those without established customers in regions being visited by the Trade Mission.”
Kennecott Molybdenum Company
“The Utah Governors Trade Mission to Brazil was very well planned and executed. Being a small family owned business here in Salt Lake City, Kaddas Enterprises is grateful for the incredible opportunity to meet with so many Brazilian businesses that would otherwise never happen!”
Kaddas Enterprises, Inc.
“The trade mission really makes the exporting business effective and efficient. Encourage Utah companies to join if exporting business is in the road map.”
CAO Group, Inc.
“We at Pixio will reach our revenue goal this year largely because of our participation in the Brazil Trade Mission. The GOED was critical in this growth opportunity. We plan to make future trade missions with the GOED a priority!”
“Overall the trip was very beneficial for us. We not only met some very good potential partners in Brazil we also made some very useful contacts amongst the other participants.”
Access Technology Solutions
“It’s vital to have trust and strong relationships with your international business partners. The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) will help you find those relationships so your business can develop faster and better in international markets. The trade mission in Brazil was truly a trip of a lifetime. If you want to grow your business globally, I would highly recommend going on a trade mission with GOED and then continuing to work closely with them after.”
“Participating in the 2013 Brazil Trade Mission opened our company to international expansion opportunities that we never would have discovered on our own. The Trade Mission co-arranged networking events in several cities through which we gained local business contacts and developed relationships to engage our company in new directions and increased profitability.”
Lithium Storage Inc.
“Great value and great people to work with. Definitely worth every minute.”