Brazil a world of opportunities and how it happened !


We live in a crazy economy, as fast as we recuperate from the crises, other Countries like Brazil has transformed itself in the next best thing. An emergent economy that is fascinating foreign money, and beating economies down like Europe and USA, thriving on success.

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The resting giant is finally awake and it is showing signs of his force. Brazil was never the land of opportunities, but now it seems like a dangerous combination, of great investment, lots of land to be explored, great people, gorgeous women, scenery, and most of all great climate. Everything is possible, when you add to all this a great economical plan. But the best of all is the growth and accomplishments there are reflecting here, because Brazilians love America, the lifestyle, the security, and the  theme Parks, and they come and bring their money and cheer.

Imagine that a trip to the mall in Brazil, is more expensive in every aspect you can think, so why not buy here?!  They now are buying the  homes, the cars and the apartments, bring an extension of their business to America, and live the life ! In January this year according with the last statistics, Brazilian tourists left here  US$ 1.9 Billion Dollars, and in February US$ 1.7 Billion Dollars, and to compensate US$3.7 Billion Dollars in Direct Foreign Investments . Impressive?  Surprising ? Or just a thing of the moment? We will see it down the road, if  Brazil is making  enough rumble to attract all this attention and investments, enough to make foreigners cope with all the Brazilian gigantic bureaucratic  maze, of papers, fees and infinite custom delays, it will sure prove to all that Brazil is really a World of Opportunities.

Today continuing the work that  started on a Trade mission to Brazil in October 2011, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, City Commissioner John Martinez, and the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development / Hispanic & Asian Affairs, with the support of the Central Florida Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce,  Fogo de Chão Steakhouse, Andrea Fleitas- Discount timeshare,  Bree Gotsdiner from Publicly Related and  João Marcos Arruda Pires-Apascorp,opened a panel  about doing Business with Brazil  at the National Entrepreneur Center at the Fashion Square Mall in Orlando. The Orange County Global  Trade Mission counted with a few  panelists, that were: Jay Santos – Visit Orlando, João Marcos Arruda Pires-Apascorp, Rosana Rotondo Almeida – Forida Conexion Realty, and the mediator was  Michael Schiffhauer. 

Amy Litter President of the Brazilian Chamber in Orlando (CFBACC) opened the event presenting the Board of Directors and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, also spoke about her trip to Brazil and the wish to establish  a stronger and fruitful relationship with the country that made left such a strong impression to her and her committee, back in October.

Orange County Government

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