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The Economic Potential of Northern Paraná
Transcript of The Economic Potential of Northern Paraná
at 500 km of distance connected by railroad and highways
02 Container Terminals in Maringá and Cambé.
1 Container Terminal planned in Londrina
The Economic Potential of
STRATEGIC FAVOURABLE LOCATION
Our Region - 13 cities
CULTURE AND ENTERTAINMENT
Exhibitions and trade fairs;
04 Golf Clubs
A well balanced and pleasant climate
Surrounded by nature, forests and plenty of water
EDUCATION and HEALTH CARE
The Federal, Civil and Military Police, works in a complementary way, creating an efficient public safety system.
- Inter-Municipal Safety Consortium
- Municipal Safety Concils
- Municipal Guards
- Maringá City is considered the safest city in the coutry (Veja Magazine)
At the highest stage in Brazil
More than 790,000* children and teenagers studing
391 Medical Clinics**
1 doctor per 400 inhabitants
112 specialized doctors
1% illiterates of the working population
More than 20,000 people learning English
Two International Schools, with Mandarin Classes
TECHNICAL AND PROFESSIONAL TEACHING
139 technical shcools
Nearly 18,500* Students
150 language schools
90 IT Schools
50* Private Universities
6 State Universities
4 Federal Technical Universities
289 study courses
In all Colleges
67 Postgraduate study courses
50 Master study courses
17 PhD Courses
State Universities of Londrina e Maringá - among the best in Brazil
University and College Registration
** Souce: DataSUS (13 cities)
Inovation and Technology
Research and Development
More than 2,000 scientists researching in all major fields at the local universities.
Research Institutes like:
Focusing on agronomy, biotechnology, food technology
Technology Centers and Incubators connected with Universities
2 technology centers are being built at the moment
2 Industrial Incubators
INFOMAR - Maringá
AINTEC - Londrina
Software and Hardware
Research in Brazil:
833 articles from 2,242 researchers related to 542 institutions and 469 research groups
UFPR - Nanoglicobiotecnology
UEL - Chemicals, Unopar - Odontology
In 2010 reached R$115 million;
0,03% of the world market;
Appr. 150 industries use nanotechnology;
Approx. 20 national industries develop and commercialize nano products.
Embrapa Soybean - Link to more than 35 units of Embrapa - Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation;
Angelus - Odontology Products
Connection to the main waterway TIETÊ-PARANÁ
Mainly by Trucks
86% paved roads
Transport of 1,681 Tons of goods
Linked to the ports of Paranaguá and São Francisco do Sul (SC)
Several daily connections to São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Curitiba etc
Modern Transportation Facilities
In a radius of 500km is produced 33% of the Brazil electric power.
An infrastructure for the future
Paraná State has a high potential for hydroelectric and biological energy.
The future energy supply is assured
Strategically close to
Hydroelectric power stations
HARBORS and ENERGY
Dry Ports, International Air Cargo Terminals and Railroad System in Maringá and Londrina
Efficient and low-cost operation, connected with the main seaports in South/Southeast Brazil.
COPEL Telecommunications Fiber Optic Network
Covering 100% of the Paraná State
SERCOMTEL – S/A Telecommunications – is a public company, its shareholder is 55% Londrina city hall and 45% COPEL - Electric Power Company of Paraná, also a public company.
-Sercomtel and Copel have an agreement to transport voice and high speed data on the state.
515 Bank Agencies*
GPD per capita*
Exchange Tax:: US$1,00=R$2,20 *Source: Ipardes
26% of the GDP of the state of Paraná
R$ 63 billion
US$ 28,7 billion
GDP growth in Northern Paraná
Average annual growth of 6.26%.
*Fonte : SIMA Arapongas
Arapongas cluster (200 companies)
The biggest furniture cluster in Brazil.
FURNITURE INDUSTRY – Gross sales
*Source : SIMA Arapongas
Furniture industry - exports
Northern Paraná Balance of Trade
Exports of more than US$6 bi*
Main products exported:
Agribusiness: coffee, soybean and derivatives, tobacco, ethanol. sugar, frozen beef, pork and poultry, leather, wood, etc;
Metal and Machinery: elevators, refrigeration, automotive parts, etc;
Others: furniture, clothing, chemicals (fertilizers), automotive batteries, packaging, etc.
ECONOMY - AGRIBUSINESS
Main Agricultural Cooperatives in the Region
COAMO, COCAMAR, COCARI, CONFEPAR, INTEGRADA
Paraná State is a technological reference in agribusiness.
The major Research Institutions are:
IAPAR – Agronomic Institute of Paraná
Embrapa Soya – Brazilian Enterprise for Agricultural Research
UEL – State University of Londrina
UEM – State University of Maringá
UTFPR – Federal Technological University of Paraná
Research & Development Institutions
ECONOMY - AGRIBUSINESS
Agribusiness Fair - Expo Londrina
-US$183 millon sales;
ECONOMY - AGRIBUSINESS
State Universities and Courses
Universities and Colleges of Northern Paraná are among the best in Brazil
Agronomy, Veterinary Medicine; Animal Husbandry; Chemical Engineering; Production Engineering; Food Technology; Environmental Technology.
FAEP – Federation of Agriculture of the State of Paraná
FAPEAGRO – Foundation for Agricultural Research
EMATER – Paraná Institute of Technical Assistance and Rural Extension
OCEPAR – Organization of Cooperatives in the State of Paraná
SENAR – National Rural Apprenticeship Service
SRP – Rural Society of Paraná
ECONOMY - AGRIBUSINESS
Brazil reaps the largest grain crop in history in 2013, a production of 188.2 million tons;
Brazil Agricultural Production expected to grow over 29% in the next 10 years: soybeans, corn, wheat, meat, ethanol, soybean meal, oils, and milk are the agricultural products with greater growth potential;
Paraná responses for 28% of national grain production and is the largest producer in Brazil;
According to a study by WWF, Brazil can double its agricultural area without destroying any of conservation area, by regenerating degraded land;
Credit for investments in agriculture 2013/2014: 61.8 billion dollars.
Technology for storage and packaging
Center of high capacity
Energy for buildings
AGRIBUSINESS AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
Future Growing Sectors
Information and Communication Technologies
there of 763 Software Development Companies
1876 Service Companies
Important presence of IT in the Health sector
Consortium of Companies to foster process maturity, based on CMMI model
IT & Communication sector in expansion
Cost of living : 30% less compared to large centres like Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.
A Good Cost-Benefit Relation
COST OF LIVING
Londrina is in the 29th position between the 100 best cities of Brazil and is in the top 5 of country's south region to make a career*;
Maringá ranks the 38th position of the same national ranking. Besides that, Maringá is considered the safest city in the country**.
Sources: * Você S/A – FGV
* * Veja Magazine
Londrina and Maringá – National Highlights
Projects will be studied by a state government committee. If the proposal is considered a strategic project to Parana State, the taxes (ICMS, similar to VAT) can reach 3% on the sale of the product, instead of the standard 18%.
The incentives plan can reach zero of state taxes, including the generation of credits, taxes return, for the company at the end of the production cycle.
Suspension of ICMS due on import of machinery, equipment and raw materials, packaging and intermediate products for exclusive use in the production process, whose entry into the territory of Paraná, as long as provided with certification of origin from South American countries.
It is offered the exemption from ICMS water bills, to be supplied by SANEPAR – the state water company.
It is offered the deferment of ICMS payment of electricity and gas bills until 08 (eight) years, provided by COPEL – the state electricity company and COMPAGAS – the state gas company.
Promotion of incentives for companies to acquire land;
Tax exemption for the Urban Land Property Services Tax;
Reduction from 5% to 2% of ISS (service tax);
Implementation of the tax system, with 50% (fifty percent) discount based on calculating the tax on the Transfer of Real Estate;
Implementation of primary infrastructure on land for the construction of the projects;
The execution of infrastructure works in real estate, lands, parks or condominiums, such as opening of public roads, squares and land plot demarcation, for sewers, curbs, paving and tree planting.
Incentives and Infrastructure for Investments
Metropolitan Linear Region
The most of available areas in the region are integrated with highways and railroad, connecting to large urban centers, terminals and seaports, and has close access to airports and dry ports, qualified workforce, universities and service providers.
Northern Paraná has exceeded our expectations ! We got great support from local institutions and hired outstanding labor force in all levels. The choice for this region has confirmed to be the right one !
Dr. Thomas Strüngmann
Reasons for locating HEXAL (Sandoz) in Northern Paraná
INVESTMENT of HEXAL
1. Labour, market and environment:
Good universities and schools, people qualified, motivated and eager to learn on a lower wage and cost level than big cities, attractive and safe environment.
Be close to the major market in São Paulo, connected by good infrastructure (roads, nat./ intern. airports and harbours) in a growing region
3. Benefits, stability, low cost:
Federal state investment benefits, political awarness, economical stability (power supply), lower cost for real estate and maintenance costs.
-Light Rail system: connecting the cities of Londrina-Maringá axis, comprising 13 cities and more than 2 million people.
-Expansion of Maringá Airport: Renewing and resizing the infra-structure for international cargo flights and passenger terminal. The runway will be 3.8 kilometers long.
-Aerotropolis Arco Norte: an Airport City for cargo and passenger international flights in an area of 5,700ha.
Several organizations to promote regional development
Diplomatic representations in different countries: Germany, Spain. Italy and Portugal;
Contacts with bilateral Chambers of Commerce: Germany, Italy, China and India;
Several clusters in development
Logistic, environmental and cultural integration
-Hub Airport and Railroad
-Treatment of urban waste
-Sport centre and development of educational capacities
Future development in Northern Paraná
Large domestic market
Young and flexible population
Strong economic growth potential
Gateway to Mercosul
BRAZIL, a country with
Young people and good infrastructure,
Strategic geografical location,
Safety and high standard of living,
Strong growth potential !
Northern Paraná, a region with
Be an independent agent to promote businesses and to attract new investments, integrating and developing the economics sectors of Northern Paraná
+55 43 3255 3131
José Carlos Valêncio
WE WILL SUPPORT YOU !
COME TO NORTHERN PARANÁ
13 cities with population over than 50,000 inhabitants;
Approx. 3.7 mi inhabitants;
Twice the area of the Netherlands.
Londrina - Maringá Region
1.6 Million Inhabitants
3.6 Million Inhabitants
Growth rate of
Organized by Rural Society of Paraná
Textiles & Clothing
Terra Roxa – Development Agency of Northern Paraná State
SANDOZ (Novartis Group)
QUALITY OF LIFE