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Apex-Brasil Trade Sectors Projects

Developed in partnership with business associations representing productive sectors, the Sector Projects (SP) organizes trade promotion initiatives, such as prospective and business missions, business rounds; support the participation of Brazilian companies in major international fairs and visits of foreign buyers and opinion makers to be familiar with the Brazilian productive structure, among other actions. Virtually all sectors of the Brazilian economy are supported by Apex-Brasil through SP currently developed. Each one of them offers a mix of sales promotion actions specific to each one of the segments covered.

 

APEX-BRASIL TRADE SECTOR PROJECTS

With the mission of fostering Brazilian exports, we develop and support activities to develop companies’ exporting abilities, thus contributing to the promotion of Brazilian industries on the international market. The Trade Sector Projects work with business sectors or productive chains, comprising some of Apex-Brasil’s main initiatives for stimulating the exports of Brazilian products.

 

What are the goals of the Trade Sector Projects?

The Trade Sector Projects aim to facilitate Brazilian companies’ access to the main foreign markets, to prospect business and exporting opportunities, and to improve international perception of Brazilian companies, products and services.

 

What are the initiatives developed within the scope of the Trade Sector Projects?

Each trade sector project offers a mix of trade development activities, including trade missions, business rounds, support for participation in international trade fairs, visits of foreign buyers to Brazil, and other activities aimed to promote the image of Brazilian products and of Brazil as a supplier of high added-value products.

 

How can my company participate in Apex-Brasil’s Trade Sector Projects?

Companies may participate in the international trade development activities supported by Apex-Brasil through their associations or through activities developed directly by Apex-Brasil.

 

How many sectors are served by Apex-Brasil?

The Trade Sector Projects are developed in partnership with specific trade associations, and include the following industry sectors:

 

Food and Beverages

Rice

Project Name: BRAZILIAN RICE
Target Markets: Canada, Mexico, Panama, Guatemala, Peru, United Kingdom, Turkey and Morocco
Name of Association: ABIARROZ - Brazilian Rice Industry Association
Project Manager: Carolina Matos
Phone: (+ 55 61) 99655-4191
Email: rice@brazilianrice.com.br  
Project Website: brazilianrice.com.br/en/

CANDIES, SWEETS, PEANUTS AND SNACKS

Project Name: BRASIL SWEETS AND SNACKS
Target Markets:Australia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, United States, France, Germany, Indonesia, Mexico, Nigeria, Portugal and Russia
Name of Association:ABICAB - Brazilian Association for the Chocolate, Cocoa, Peanut and Candies Manufacturers
Project Manager: Yasmin Atum
Phone:(+55 11) 3269 - 6912
Email: export@abicab.org.br
Project Website: www.brasilsns.org.br

 

Biscuits, Pasta, Breads, Cakes, Cereals, Snacks and Related Foods

Project Name: Brazilian Biscuits, Pasta and Industrialized Breads & Cakes
Target Markets: South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Australia, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, United States, Iran, Mexico and Portugal
Name of Association: ABIMAPI – Brazil’s Association of Biscuit, Pasta, Industrial Bread and Cake Industries
Project Manager: Rodrigo Iglesias
Phone: (+ 55 11) 5188-6200
Email: export@abimapi.com.br
Project Website: www.abimapi.com.br/international

 

Cachaça

Project Name: TASTE THE NEW - TASTE BRASIL
Target Markets: United States, Germany, Mexico, Chile, France, Italy and the United Kingdom
Name of Association: IBRAC – Brazilian Institute of Cachaça
Project Manager: Carlos Lima
Phone: + 55 (61) 3326-0747
Email: carlos.lima@ibrac.net
Project Website: http://www.ibrac.net/ and www.tastebrasil.com/

 

Instant Coffees

Project Name: BRAZILIAN INSTANT COFFEE
Target Markets: Philippines, China, Ukraine, Thailand, Malasya, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Mianmar, Singapore, Phillipinnes, South Africa and Turkey
Name of Association: ABICS – Brazilian Association of Instant Coffee Manufacturers
Project Manager: Aguinaldo Lima
Phone: +55 (11) 3251-2883
Email: ajlima@abics.com.br
Project Website: https://www.abics.com.br/

 

Specialty Coffees

Project Name: BRAZIL. THE COFFEE NATION
Target Markets: Canada, United States, China, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Taiwan, Japan, Germany, United Kingdom and Australia
Name of Association: BSCA - Brazilian Specialty Coffee Association
Project Manager: Vanusia Nogueira
Phone: (+ 55 35) 3212-6302
Email: vanusia@bsca.com.br
Project Website:  http://brazilcoffeenation.com.br

 

Beef

Project Name: BRAZILIAN BEEF
Target Markets: United States, Saudi Arabia, China, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Iran, Germany and France
Partner Association: ABIEC – Brazilian Beef Exporters Association
Project Manager: Lhais Sparvoli
Phone: (+ 55 11) 3531-7850
Email:  lhais.sparvoli@abiec.com.br
Project Website: http://www.brazilianbeef.org.br/

 

Chicken and Pork

Project Name: Brazilian Pork and Brazilian Chicken
Target Markets: South Africa, Angola, Nigeria, Cuba, United States, Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Saudi Arabia, China, Singapore, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Italy, United Kingdom, Romania, Russia, Switzerland, Ukraine and Australia
Name of Association: ABPA - Brazilian Association of Animal Protein
Project Manager: Isis Sardella
Tel: (+ 55 11) 3095-3120
Email: isis.sardella@abpa-br.org
Project Website: http://www.brazilianchicken.com.br/

 

FRUIT

Project Name: FRUTAS DO BRASIL GIFTED BY THE SUN
Target Markets: United Kingdom, Spain, USA, Germany, Italy, Russia, France Argentina, UAE, Bangladesh and India
Name of Association: ABRAFRUTAS - Brazilian Association of Exporting Producers of Fruit and Fruit Derivatives
Project Manager: Jorge Luis de Souza
Phone: (+ 55 61) 2109-1635
Email: jorge.souza@frutasdobrasil.org
Project Website: abrafrutas.org/frutas-do-brazil/

Dairy

Project Name: GOODAIRY BRAZIL
Target Markets: South Africa, Bolivia, Chile, China, Colombia, USA, Saudi Arabia, Paraguai, Mexico, and Russia
Name of Association: Viva Lácteos – Brazilian Dairy Association 
Project Manager: Gustavo Beduschi
Phone: + 55 (61) 3039-8290
Email: gustavo@vivalacteos.org.br
Project Website: https://www.vivalacteos.org.br

 

Multi-Sector

Project Name: BRAZILIAN SUPPLIERS
Target Markets: United States, Panama, Colombia, Peru, South Africa, Angola, Mozambique and Iran
Partner Association: CECIEX - Brazilian Council for Commercial Import and Export Companies
Project Manager: Glória Kang
Phone: (+ 55 11) 3180-3182
Email: gkang@ceciex.com.br
Project Website: http://www.braziliansuppliers.com.br/

 

Wine

Project Name: WINES OF BRASIL
Target Markets: United States, China, Hong Kong, Holland, United Kingdom and Germany
Name of Association: IBRAVIN – Brazilian Wine Institute
Project Manager: Diego Bertolini
Phone:  (54)3455-1809
Email: diego@winesofbrasil.com
Project Website: http://www.winesofbrasil.com/

 

Agribusiness
Agribusiness

COTTON

Project Name: COTTON BRAZIL
Target Markets: Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Turkey e Vietnam
Partner Association: ABRAPA - Brazilian Association of Cotton Growers
Project Manager: Marcelo Duarte
Phone: (+ 55 65 8833 5520)
Email: marcelo.duarte@abrapa.com.br
Project Website: https://cottonbrazil.com

Ethanol

Project Name: BRAZILIAN SUGARCANE ETHANOL
Target Markets: United States, Germany, Holland, China, South Korea, Japan, Belgium, France, United Kingdom, Russia and Sweden 
Partner Association: ÚNICA – Sugacane Industry Association
Project Manager: Rachel Glueck 
Phone: (+ 55 11) 30934960
Email: rachel.glueck@unica.com.br
Project Website: http://sugarcane.org

Zebu Genetic Material

Project Name: BRAZILIAN CATTLE
Target Markets: Angola, Egypt, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Colombia, Paraguay and India
Partner Association: ABCZ - Brazilian Association of Zebu Breeders
Project Manager: Icce Garbellini
Phone: (+ 55 34) 3319-3838
Email: icce@abcz.org.br
Project Website: http://www.braziliancattle.com.br

Pet Products

Project Name: PET BRASIL
Target Markets: Angola, United States, Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Peru, China, India and Russia
Partner Association: ABINPET - Brazilian Association of the Pet Products Industry
Project Manager: Martina Campos
Phone: (+ 55 11) 3373-8208
Email: martina.campos@abinpet.org.br
Project Website: http://www.petbrasil.org.br

Animal Rendering

Project Name: BRAZILIAN RENDERERS
Target Markets: Argentina, Bangladesh, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Egypt, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Mozambique, Nigeria, Peru, Philippines, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, United States of America and Vietnam
Partner Association: ABRA - Brazilian Renderers Association
Project Manager: Juliano Hoffmann
Phone:(+ 55 61) 3201-7199
Email:juliano@abra.ind.br
Project Website: http://brazilianrenderers.com

Multi-Sector

Project Name:BRAZILIAN SUPPLIERS
Target Markets: United States, Panama, Colombia, Peru, South Africa, Angola, Mozambique and Iran Partner Association: CECIEX - Brazilian Council for Commercial Import and Export Companies
Project Manager: Glória Kang
Phone: (+ 55 11) 3180-3182
Email: gkang@ceciex.com.br
Project Website: www.braziliansuppliers.com.br

Homes and Construction

CERAMICS AND FINISHING

 

Project Name: CERAMICS OF BRAZIL
Target Markets: South Africa, Panama, Argentina, United Arab Emirates, Dominican Republic, United Kingdom and Colombia.
Partner Association: ANFACER – National Association of Ceramic Tile Manufacturers
Project Manager: Alaís Coluchi
Phone: (+ 55 11) 3192-0600
Email: alais@anfacer.org.br
Project Website: http://www.ceramicsofbrasil.com/

 

FURNITURE

 

Project Name: BRAZILIAN FURNITURE
Target Markets:Panama, United States, Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Germany and United Arab Emirates.
Partner Association: ABIMÓVEL – Brazilian Association of Furniture Industries
Project Manager: Karina Dias
E-mail: adm@brazilianfurniture.org.br
Phone: (11) 3817-8711
Project Website: http://www.brazilianfurniture.org.br

 

PLASTICS/PACKAGING

 

Project Name: THINK PLASTIC BRAZIL
Target Markets: United States, Mexico, United Arab Emirates, Colombia, Chile, Kenya, Peru, Argentina and South Africa
Partner Association: INP – National Plastics Institute
Project Manager: Carlos Moreira
Phone: (+ 55 11) 2597-5898
Email:
carlos.moreira@thinkplasticbrazil.com
Project Website: http://www.thinkplasticbrazil.com/

 

Ornamental STONEs

 

Project Name: IT’S NATURAL Brazilian Natural Stone
Target Markets: China, United Arab Emirates, United States, India, Italy, Mexico, United Kingdom and Russia
Partner Association: Brazilian Center of Ornamental Stones Exporters (CENTROROCHAS)
Project Manager: Rogerio Ribeiro
Phone: (+ 55 27) 3235-9111
Email:
rogerio.ribeiro@centrorochas.org.br
Project Website: (in preparation)

 

Creative Economy


 

CONTEMPORARY ART

Project Name: Latitude – Platform for Brazilian Art Galleries Abroad
Target Markets: Argentina, Belgium, Colombia, United Arab Emirates, Spain, United States, Hong Kong, United Kingdom and Switzerland
Partner Association: ABACT – Brazilian Association of Contemporary Art
Project Manager: Ariela Grubert
Phone: (+ 55 11) 2365-0481
Email: ariela.grubert@abact.com.br
Project Website: Http://Www.latitudebrasil.org

FRANCHISES

Project Name: FRANCHISING BRASIL
Target Markets: Chile, China, Colombia, United Arab Emirates, Spain, United States, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru and Portugal
Partner Association: ABF - Brazilian Association of Franchising
Project Manager: Bruno Amado
Phone: (+ 55 11) 3020-8800
Email: bruno.amado@abf.com.br
Project Website: http://www.franchisingbrasil.com

BOOKS

Project Name: Brazilian Publishers
Target Markets: Argentina, China, Colombia, Spain, United States, France, Mexico and Portugal.
Partner Association: CBL - Brazilian Chamber of Books
Project Manager: Fernanda Dantas
Phone:(+ 55 11) 3069-1300
Email: fernandadantas@cbl.org.br/brazilianpublishers@cbl.org.br
Project Website: Http://Www.Brazilianpublishers.com.br/

Machinery and Equipment

 

AutoPARTS

Name: BRASIL AUTOPARTS – TRUSTED PARTNERS
Target Markets: Panamá, United States, Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Peru, United Arab Emirates and Spain.

Partner Association: SINDIPEÇAS – National Union of Motor Vehicle Components Industry take under stress
Manager: Maitê Ornelas Trentino
Phone: (11) 3848-4814
E-mail: mornelas@sindipecas.org.br
Website: http://www.brasilautoparts.com/

 

AEROSPACIAL

Name: AEROSPACE BRAZIL
Target Markets: Brasil, Estados Unidos, Holanda, Inglaterra e França.

Partner Association: PQTEC – TECHNOLOGICAL PARK SÃO JOSÉ DOS CAMPOS 
Manager: Rodrigo Mendes
Phone: (12) 3878-9561
E-mail: rodrigo.mendes@pqtec.org.br
Website: http://www.aerospacebrazil.com.br/

 

HEATING, COOLING, VENTILATION AND AIR CONDITIONING

Project Name: HVAC-R BRASIL
Target Markets: South Africa, Canada,United States, Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay and Qatar.

Partner Association: ABRAVA – Brazilian Association of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Heating
Project Manager: Leila Vasconcellos
Phone: (11) 3361-7266
E-mail: abravaexporta@abrava.com.br
Project Website: http://www.abravaexporta.com.br/hvacr/

 

ELECTRONICS

 

Project Name: ABINEE
Target Markets: United States, Mexico, Colombia, South Africa and Argentina
Partner Association: ABINEE – Brazilian Association of the Electrical and Electronic Industry
Project Manager: Monique Sanchez Morata
Phone:
(11) 2175-0070

E-mail: monique@abinee.org.br
Project Website: www.electroelectronic.com.br

 

 

 

DEFENSE PRODUCTS

 

Project Name: BRASIL DEFENSE

Target Markets: Chile, Colombia, Angola, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Indonesia  and Malaysia.

Partner Association: ABIMDE – Brazilian Association of Defense and Security Materials Industries

Project Manager: Paulo Albuquerque

Phone: (11) 3170 -1860
E-mail: albuquerque@abimde.org.br

Project Website: http://www.abimde.org.br/

 

 

SAFETY AND JOB PROTECTION MATERIAL

 

 

Project Name: BRAZILIAN SAFETY

Target Markets: Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Panama.
Partner Association: ANIMASEG – National Association of The Industry of Safety Material and Protection at Work

Project Manager: Raul Casanova Junior
Phone: (11) 5073-7023 (11) 5058-5556
E-mail: rcasanova@animaseg.com.br

Project Website: http://braziliansafety.com.br/

 

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT
 

Project Name: BRAZIL MACHINERY SOLUTIONS
Target Markets: Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Argentina, United States, Paraguay and Peru.

Partner Association: ABIMAQ – Brazilian Association of Machinery and Equipment Industry
Project Manager: Patrícia da Silva Gomes
E-mail: patricia.gomes@abimaq.org.br
Phone: (11) 5582-6346
Project Website: http: www.brazilmachinery.com

 

OIL, GAS AND BIOFUELS

Project Name: Direct Sector Service - Oil and Gas
Project Manager: Mariele Christ
E-mail: mariele.christ@apexbrasil.com.br
Phone:  (61) 2027-0381

 

EQUIPMENT AND INGREDIENTS FOR BAKINK, CONFECTIONERY, ICE CREAM, INDUSTRIAL KITCHENS AND GASTRONOMY

Project Name: BRASIL FOODSERVICE
Target Markets: Chile, Colombia, United States, Mexico and Argentina

Partner Association: ABIEPAN – Brazilian Association of Food Equipment, Ingredients and Accessories Industries
Project Manager: Daniela Saccardo
Phone: (11) 5582-6387
Email: export@abiepan.org.br
Project Website: http://www.brasilfoodservice.org.br/

 

MULTI-SECTOR

Project Name: BRAZILIAN SUPPLIERS
Target Markets: Egypt, Ethiopia, Gana, Namibia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, Mexico, Chile, Uruguai, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, China, Singapura, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Israel, Jordan, Vietnam, Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom, Panama, Colombia, Peru and South Africa.

Partner Association: CECIEX - Brazilian Council for Commercial Import and Export Companies

Project Manager: Glória Kang
Phone: (+ 55 11) 3180-3182
Email: gkang@ceciex.com.br
Project Website: www.braziliansuppliers.com.br

 

Project Name: Convênio com CNI
Target Markets: Cuba, United States, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, South Africa, Abu Dhabi, China, Germany and France.

Partner Association: CNI – Confederação Nacional das Indústrias (National Confederation of Industries)

Project Manager: Claubert Pereira de Oliveira

Phone: (61) 3317-9461
E-mail:
claubert.oliveira@cni.com.br

 

Fashion

 

FOOTWEAR AND ACCESSORIES

Project Name: Brazilian Footwear
Target Markets: United States, Peru, China, France And United Kingdom
Partner Association: Abicalçados - Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association
Project Manager: Letícia Sperb Masselli
Phone: (+ 55 51) 3594-7011
Email: leticia@abicalcados.com.br
Project Website: https://www.brazilianfootwear.com/

LEATHER

Project Name: BRAZILIAN LEATHER
Target Markets: China, United States, Mexico, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Spain and Vietnam

Partner Association: CICB - Center for Brazilian Tanning Industries
ProjectManager: Letícia Luft
Phone: (+ 55 61) 3224-1867
Email: manager@brazilianleather.com.br
Project Website: http://www.brazilianleather.com.br

FOOTWARE COMPONENTS

Project Name: BY BRASIL COMPONENTS, MACHINERY AND CHEMICALS
Target Markets: Germany, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, India, Peru and Portugal.
Name of Association: ASSINTECAL – Brazilian Association of Companies of Components for Leather, Footwear and Manufactured Goods
Project Manager: Luiz Cruz
Phone: (51) 3584-5200
Email:  internacional@assintecal.org.br
Project Website: http://www.bybrasil.org.br

DESIGN AND FASHION

Project Name: FASHION LABEL BRASIL
Target Markets: United States, France, Japan, England, Portugal, United Arab Emirates and Australia
Name of Association: ABEST - Brazilian Association of Fashion Designers
Project Manager: Áurea Yamashitta
Phone: (+ 55 11) 99494-1149
Email: aurea@abest.com.br
Project Website: https://fashionlabelbrasil.com/en/

GEMS AND JEWELRY

Project Name: Precious Brazil
Target Markets: United States, Peru, China, Hong Kong and France
Partner Association: IBGM - Brazilian Institute of Gems and Precious Metals
Project Manager: Clarissa Maciel
Phone: (+ 55 61) 3326-3926
Email: clarissa@ibgm.com.br
Project Website: http://www.preciousbrazil.com

TEXTILES AND APPAREL

Project Name: TEXBRASIL
Target Markets: El Salvador, Dominican Republic, Canada, United States, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, China, United Arab Emirates, Denmark, France, Netherlands, Italy, Portugal, United Kingdom and Australia
Partner Association: ABIT - Brazilian Association of the Textiles and Apparel Industry
Project Manager: Lilian Kadissi
Phone: (+ 55 11) 3823-6154
Email: lilian@abit.org.br
Project Website: http://www.texbrasil.com.br

 

Technology

 

GAMES

Project Name: BRAZIL GAMES
Target Markets: Germany, Canada, China, South Korea, United States, France, Japan and United Kingdom

Partner Association: ABRAGAMES – Brazilian Game Companies Association
Project Manager: Eliana Russi
Phone: (55 11) 99431-4575
E-mail: eliana.russi@abragames.org
Project Website: http://www.brazilgames.org

SOFTWARE AND RELATED IT SERVICES

Project Name: Brazil It+
Target Market: United States, Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Peru, England, Canada, Spain, France and Portugal
Partner Association: Softex - Association For The Promotion Of Excellence In Brazilian Software
Project Manager: Ana Pires
Phone: (+ 55 61) 3327-2319
Email: ana@softex.com.br
Project Website: http://www.brasilitplus.com

INNOVATION

Project Name: ANPROTEC
Target Market: United States, Argentina, Chile, China, South Korea, Germany, France, Portugal, Switzerland and Abu Dhabi 
Partner Association: ANPROTEC – National Association of Entities Promoting Innovative Enterprises
Project Manager: Luis Gustavo Peles
Phone: (+ 55 61) 3202-1555
Email: gustavo@anprotec.org.br
Project Website: https://anprotec.org.br/site/

 

Health

 

MEDICAL, DENTAL AND HOSPITAL EQUIPMENT

Project Name: BRAZILIAN HEALTH DEVICES
Target Markets: South Africa, Algeria, Egypt, United States, Mexico, Colombia, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Indonesia, Iran, Turkey and Russia
Name of Association: ABIMO - Medical and Dental Devices Manufacturers Association
Project Manager: Larissa Gomes
Phone: (+ 55 11) 3285-0155
Email: larissa@abimo.org.br
Project Website: https://www.brazilianhealthdevices.org.br/

 

COSMETIC, TOILETRY AND FRAGANCE INDUSTRY

Project Name: BEAUTYCARE BRAZIL
Target Markets: United States, Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Peru, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, France, United Kingdom and Russia
Partner Association: ABIHPEC — Brazilian Association of the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragance Industry
Project Manager: Gueisa Silverio
Phone: (+ 55 11) 3372-9871
Email: gueisa@abihpec.org.br
Project Website: http://beautycarebrazil.org.br

 

PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMICALS AND DRUGS

Project Name: Brazilian Pharma & Health
Target Markets: Germany, Chile, Egypt, Indonesia, Mexico and Mozambique
Partner Association: ABIQUIFI - Association of Brazilian Pharmochemicals and Pharmaceutical Ingredients Producers
Executive President: Carolina Sellani
Phone: (+ 55 11) 2638-4487
Email: carolina.sellani@abiquifi.org.br
Project Website: www.bph.org.br

 

 



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