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U.S. Minority Chamber of Commerce is organizing a Trade Mission for American Exporters and investors in PP3, to tap into Brazil’s fast-growing business relation due to the immense opportunities and welcoming society.

The U.S. MCC arrives in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as the premier business delegation from the United States after a new government in Brazil, led by President Jair Bolsonaro, who will provide a major break in the approach to U.S. business relations.

December 31, 2018.

Washington, D.C. The U.S. Minority Chamber of Commerce (USMCC), based in Washington, D.C. is organizing a strong delegation to participate in a (3) day trade mission to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The delegation is part of the Go Global initiative of the Chamber intended on “Promoting the United States as the Business Leader in the World. The mission is scheduled to arrive on Sunday January 27th, 2019 and return to the U.S. on January 30th, 2019 this will be held at the world class Hotel JW Marriot in the exclusive sector of Ipanema Beach. The event is for members and U.S Innovation business leaders.

The U.S.-Brazil new Business Relations Trade Mission 2019 will be an opportunity to learn in-person about local markets, to build relationships with prospective partners in face-to-face meetings and a secured success as we continue to find new business and increase the export footprint in Brazil – the sixth largest economy in the world.

The U.S.- Brazil New Business Relations Trade Mission 2019 is exclusive for American companies and delegates coming from Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Argentina. The activity will include general sessions, seminars, matchmaking One-on-One, panel discussions, and business opportunities during the 2-day event.

The preliminary schedule is for Monday, January 28th presenting the U.S. -Brazil Trade- Investment Summit where we expect over 100 high level business leaders from the private sector in Brazil to attend Monday’s event, the match making program with 40 One-on-One meetings. The next day, Tuesday January 29th, the U.S.- Brazil Investment PP3 & International Cooperation Forum for the public sector, ONG and national economic development from Brazil. In the afternoon the delegation will visit Mount Corcovado and Sugarloaf Mountain, a granite peak with cable car attraction. Closing the day with a Samba festival party. Delegations will return on Wednesday January 30th, 2019.

One of the strong U.S delegate is Data Stream Mobile Technology specialized in communication through satellite, Mr. Sean Lee CEO for the company stated, “Our U.S. innovation is to facilitate communication (Cellular calls and Broad band Internet through satellite), we joined the Chamber as a key member to expand our technology to rural zones” said Mr. Lee, adding, “Our technology can increase business operation at higher levels of productivity, farmers can have internet and people can make calls to any place in the world that will improve their lives and thus, their income. In rural communities, the farmers who once lost half of her produce due to inadequate communication or traditional cellular companies”

The CEO of the USMCC, Mr. Doug Mayorga, said “Brazil holds significant untapped markets and investment potential for U.S. Firms. Now with our satellite office in Rio de Janeiro, we expect to double trade and investments, focusing on micro-small business in both markets, municipalities and large companies from the South American country. Accordingly, to the U.S. Trade Office, last year the U.S. goods and services trade with Brazil totaled an estimated $100.3 billion. Exports were $63.7 billion; imports were $36.7 billion. The U.S. goods and services trade surplus with Brazil was $27.0 billion in 2017.”

About the U.S. Minority Chamber of Commerce: Founded in the year 2000, we represent the lifeblood of the American economy, the American Small Business, defending freedom and building dreams for U.S. minority entrepreneurs, the Caribbean and Latin America through the U.S. entrepreneurship. We are a Global Business Association designed to increase trade, investments and international cooperation across the world by reducing and, where possible, eliminating high costs of transatlantic trade and investment, including for example tariffs on nontraditional commodities or manufactured products, restrictions on Foreign Service suppliers, and limitations on investment possibilities.

The U.S.-Brazil New Business Relations Trade Mission 2019 hosted by the U.S MCC trade mission’s programs is open doors and deliver results for U.S. exporters, giving them the opportunity to gather market intelligence and develop strategies to start or expand their sales in key market like Brazil s. An official program about the Mission will be available next January 15th, 2019 through our electronic page: www.minoritychamber.net

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