"The tariff reductions make Australian products cheaper to import, increasing their competitiveness relative to products made domestically and regionally. Exporters should continue to monitor for further tariff reduction announcements by the Brazilian Government. They should also consider working with Austrade and Brazilian importers to identify export opportunities. To pursue market access for commodities, exporters should contact the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment." Read the full report HERE / SOURCE: Austrade
"Several months after the Corporations Law was changed, on 21 January 2022 the National Department of Enterprise Registration and Integration (“DREI” being the Portuguese acronym) published amendments to the corporate registry regulations to ensure that the appointments of non-residents are accepted by corporate registries throughout Brazil." Read the full article HERE / Source: Laws of Brazil
The ABCC recently hosted a very well-attended online event featuring Australian and Brazilian experts from the renewable energy sector looking at opportunities for these two renewable powerhouses to collaborate on R&D, investment and deployment of new technologies. More than 100 viewers tuned in during the online discussion. View a recording of the event below.
Today, October 1 is International Coffee Day and it's worth highlighting how both Brazil and Australia feature heavily in global coffee markets: Brazil as the the world's top producer and Australia as a major consumer. Interestingly, this report came out just yesterday and warned of an approaching shortage as drought and frost have affected up to 20% of Brazil's recent harvests. A good snapshot of the looming crisis, with plenty of insight on the Brazilian coffee market. Read the article HERE / Source: ABC
"The Internationalization Project of the Brazilian Cosmetics, Toiletries and Fragrances Industry, created by ABIHPEC (Brazilian Association of the Cosmetics, Toiletries and Fragrances Industry) in partnership with Apex-Brasil (Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency), has selected nineteen countries in total." Read the full article HERE / Source: Premium Beauty News
This year's edition of the Brasil Investment Forum 2021 will take place from 31th May to 1st June, 2021 and can be followed online. The event is a joint initiative of the Brazilian Federal Government, the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil) and the Interamerican Development Bank (IDB) to present opportunities for public and private investments in strategic sectors such as agriculture, energy, infrastructure, health, innovation, health and technology in Brazil. The complete list of speakers is available here: https://www.brasilinvestmentforum.com/palestrantes.
The ABCC is assisting with the promotion of this new report by the Consulate’s SECOM (Commercial Promotion and Investment) division. The research includes valuable insight and information for Brazilian exporters and Australian importers alike, as well as a general snapshot of this important market for trade between the two countries. View the report HERE
"We'll be starting in North America and then we'll be moving into Australia and Brazil with the ambition to proliferate this technology worldwide through licensing and manufacturing in other countries like for example those in Europe." Read the full article HERE / Source: BNN Bloomberg
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