Coverage of the recent ABCC reception in Brisbane for His Excellency Dr Sergio Eduardo Moreira Lima, Ambassador of Brazil. November 19, 2020.
The ABCC now features Business Members in the weekly newsletter and news updates page as a key benefit of membership*. This week we profile LiaRio NAATI Translations.
EmbraerX, Embraer’s disruptive business subsidiary, and Airservices, Australia’s civil air navigation service provider, have developed a new concept of operations (CONOPS) for the air taxi market, also known as urban air mobility (UAM). Going forward, Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions, the new EmbraerX spin-off, will be responsible for this partnership with Airservices and for the development of Urban Air Traffic Management solutions.
"It is a fact that the Brazilian economy has suffered from an economic recession over the last years, mainly due to corruption, political instability and a drop in commodity prices. However, due to ongoing economic reforms and the rise of commodity prices, the economy is recovering again causing rapid growth in the mining industry." Read the full article HERE / Source: Lexology
The ABCC has received a translation of an important new release from Embrapa, the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation. The recent announcement details how seventeen researchers from twelve units of Embrapa are among the most influential in the world, according to a study carried out by University of Sandford, in the United States. Click HERE to read the translated release, which includes profiles of all seventeen researchers, or access the original announcement HERE.
On November 24 the ABCC was delighted to host a webinar on Brazil’s landscape for investment with the Honorary Consul of Australia in Rio de Janeiro and founding member of the Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance (IBGC) Mr Ronaldo Veirano and Mr Marcos Ludwig, partner at Veirano Advogados. The webinar focussed on the opportunities for PPPs in infrastructure projects as ports & airports, roads, energy, waste and water management and more.
We thank the speakers, attendees and special guests Brazil’s Ambassador His Exc Sergio Moreira Lima, Australia’s Ambassador His Exc Tim Kane, Senior Trade Commissioner Greg Wallis, former Ambassador to Australia His Exc Fernando Mello Barreto, Deputy Consul of Brazil Joaquim Penna, Honorary Consul of Brazil in QLD valeria Noleto and Honorary Consul of Brazil in VIC Roger Frankel.
Watch the full webinar here. The main presentation from Marcos Ludwig is here.
The Brazilian Development Bank (Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social - BNDES) launches, on November 18, its Projects Hub. This is a new internet platform to facilitate the connection between national and international long-term capital investors and give direct access to information about the projects conducted by BNDES.
Read more HERE or visit the new hub HERE
COALAR (The Council on Australia Latin America Relations) has opened a new round of grants, with a closing date of 18:00 ADST, 23 December. Visit the grant page HERE.
The Special Grant Round has the theme of ‘Economic Recovery’ and will support innovative activities that use digital technologies to strengthen relationships between Australia and Latin America and contribute to COVID-19 economic recovery. A shorter period of 1 April to 30 September 2021 is available to undertake activities. Click HERE for the guidelines and how to apply.
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