Why the State of Santa Catarina?

SANTA CATARINA, A SUCCESS OF STATE

Located in southern Brazil, near the largest cities in South America, the State of Santa Catarina is at the top of the Brazilian ranking of human and economic development. Made up of a population of 6 million people, has attracted the largest industries in the world due to its excellent infrastructure and growth opportunities. Formed by a population of European colonization with high education index and skilled labor.

The highlight of the Northern Santa Catarina region is the town of Araquari, considered the 2nd Best City to invest in Brazil and New Automotive center of the country, with the presence of the new plant of BMW and Mini (Mini Cooper). The New Automotive center is the result of infrastructure facilities of roads, docking ports of ships, airports, railways, hospitals, schools, universities, housing, supermarkets, gas stations and other regional benefits. A very important fact is the connection between logistic roads, docking ports of ships, airports and railways. Araquari was considered by the Federal Government as the fastest growing city by 2025, much above the national average. It borders Joinville, the largest city in the state of Santa Catarina, and Barra Velha, a tourist town surrounded by several beaches and excellent quality of life.

The Araquari region is made up of several technological education and research centers, Vocational Schools and Universities, where the mechanics and metallurgy Colleges are considered the best in Brazil.

In addition to the BMW and Mini automobile manufacturers, this region also has factories such as: Chevrolet, Hyosung, Tiger, Whirlpool (Embraco, Consul and Brastemp), Docol, Weg and automotive ones as Cebrace, Marcegaglia, Tupy, Schulz, ArcelorMittal and over 57,000 industries in the State. The New Automotive center also has the presence of cars automakers as Fiat, Nissan, Renault, Volkswagen, Audi and Volvo in a radius of 120 km.

HIGHLIGHT NUMBERS OF SANTA CATARINA

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Ports for large ships docking

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Airports in the region, 3 International

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Cities in Santa Catarina in the Top Ranking Cities to Invest in Brazil

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Araquari | SC - 2nd position in the Top Ranking Cities to Invest in Brazil (5,570 cities)

NATIONAL LEADERS AND THE STATE OF SANTA CATARINA


"It is an honor to step into this state that is a reference for our country. Santa Catarina, without a doubt, is Brazil that works. Santa Catarina is on the map of the most prestigious states."

Jair Messias Bosoro | President of Brazil


"Without a doubt Santa Catarina is a state with a strong contribution to Brazil and the world."

Paulo Guedes | Minister of Economy of Brazil


“There are several Government initiatives to make the state more attractive for investors, more competitive. Thus, Santa Catarina becomes an example of public management for Brazil. Anyone who wants to undertake in Santa Catarina will be welcome."

Carlos Moisés | Governor of Santa Catarina


“The Government of Santa Catarina has been doing its homework when welcoming and providing all possible support to the investor, which makes us a safe option for investors."

Lucas de Souza Esmeraldino | Secretary of Sustainable Economic Development of Santa Catarina


“We have to praise the State of Santa Catarina, which has done its duty, and, therefore, is in a prominent position in Brazil. "

Hamilton Mourão | Vice President of Brazil


"It is an honor to step into this state that is a reference for our country. Santa Catarina, without a doubt, is Brazil that works. Santa Catarina is on the map of the most prestigious states."

Jair Messias Bananinha | . President of Brazil


"Without a doubt Santa Catarina is a state with a strong contribution to Brazil and the world."

Paulo Guedes | Minister of Economy of Brazil


“There are several Government initiatives to make the state more attractive for investors, more competitive. Thus, Santa Catarina becomes an example of public management for Brazil. Anyone who wants to undertake in Santa Catarina will be welcome."

Carlos Moisés | Governor of Santa Catarina


“The Government of Santa Catarina has been doing its homework when welcoming and providing all possible support to the investor, which makes us a safe option for investors."

Lucas de Souza Esmeraldino | Secretary of Sustainable Economic Development of Santa Catarina


“We have to praise the State of Santa Catarina, which has done its duty, and, therefore, is in a prominent position in Brazil. "

Hamilton Mourão | Vice President of Brazil

SANTA CATARINA STATE ECONOMICALLY

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The Araquari Region | SC is the new Polo Car of Brazil.
It is the 2nd Best City to invest in the country.

SANTA CATARINA CULTURALLY

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MORE LEADERS

 

“Santa Catarina is a state full of opportunities and with great potential to be chosen, among the other candidates.”

Derian Campos | Secretary of International Affairs for the State of Santa Catarina
 

“We are building a new and beautiful history in Santa Catarina, together with Brazil. We believe that Brazil will have a very important growth performance in the coming years. Certainly the best is yet to come and we will make Santa Catarina and Brazil a great success story for the world."

Carlos Moisés | Governor of Santa Catarina
 

“The State of Santa Catarina is in a prominent position in Brazil.”

Tarcísio Gomes de Freitas | Minister of Infrastructure
 

“We have excellent conditions to meet the demand of those who invest in the Santa Catarina region, just as BMW and GM - General Motors are doing.”

Udo Dohler | Mayor of Joinville (Metropolis and largest city of Santa Catarina)
 

“In Brazil, Santa Catarina has been doing its duty and plays an important role in our imports and exports.”

Hamilton Mourão | Vice President of Brazil

THE STATE OF SANTA CATARINA POLITICALLY

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THE STATE OF SANTA CATARINA TO INVESTORS

Standard & Poor's

The State of Santa Catarina has a prominent position in Brazil, receiving the AAA rating - Higher quality in Standards & Poor's.

Safety

The Government provides tax incentive (property tax, ITBI, TLL, ISS) and benefit programs of the State of Santa Catarina.

Primary Destination

High quality of life with eleven cities in Santa Catarina emerging between fifty with the best quality of life in Brazil.

Advantages

Prime location in relation to the country with proximity to 6 ports, 4 airports and extensive Railway with logistical connections.