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A unique tourism jewel at the heart of Brazil


Goiás Velho, Rio Araguaia, Pirenópolis, Caldas Novas

Despite being an industrial powerhouse, Goiás is also a wonderful place to visit Dec 05, 2011

Tourism & Culture | South America | Brazil


Booming agribusiness paves the way for Goiás' development


Goiás’ climate creates ideal conditions for growing rice and many other crops

High levels of production have Goiás poised to break records with 14% y-o-y growth in 2011 Dec 05, 2011

Agriculture | South America | Brazil


A greener future with energy from sugarcane




Goiás is a leader in producing bioethanol from sugarcane – and has vast potential for further growth Dec 05, 2011

Energy | South America | Brazil


Logistics to be the driving force of growth




Aparecida de Goiânia is a logistical boon for traders and shippers, thanks to its central location and four industrial clusters Dec 05, 2011

Industry & Trade | South America | Brazil


A booming industrial hub


Aparecida de Goiânia has placed industrialization as its main priority

Aparecida de Goiania, conveniently located in the center of Brazil, offers easy national connectivity Dec 05, 2011

Industry & Trade | South America | Brazil


Three heads are better than one


Jose Mario Schreiner, Jose Evaristo dos Santos, Pedro Alves de Oliveira

Cooperation is key as a trio of organisations work together to boost business in the state of Goias Dec 05, 2011

Industry & Trade | South America | Brazil


Digging for buried treasure


Foreign firms can use their expertise to help exploit Goiás’ vast mineral reserves

Vast mineral reserves are ripe for exploitation in Goiás Dec 05, 2011

Industry & Trade | South America | Brazil


An investment in people


The Bolsa Futuro program will provide professional training to half a million people in Goiás

A highly qualified workforce for the future is being trained in Goiás – for free Dec 05, 2011

Education | South America | Brazil


Fast track to the future


Brazil’s ambitious North-South Railway will make Goiás a natural logistical hub

Goiás’ strategic location has made it into a major industrial hub and in a bid to attract new businesses the Government is constantly investing... Dec 05, 2011

Infrastructure | South America | Brazil


Rekkof goes for Goiás


REKKOF will produce an upgraded version of the Fokker F100 in Goiás

The state becomes a preferred investment destination within all of Latin America Dec 05, 2011

Industry & Trade | South America | Brazil


Assembling a strong automotive industry




Mitsubishi, Hyundai and Suzuki drive car production forward in Goiás Dec 05, 2011

Industry & Trade | South America | Brazil


A pharma-chemical leader




Goiás is Brazil’s second pharmaceutical hub, with more than 80 companies generating over 6,000 jobs Dec 05, 2011

Industry & Trade | South America | Brazil




LOCATION:

Eastern South America, bordering the Atlantic Ocean



CAPITAL:

Brasilia



AREA - comparative:

slightly smaller than the US



POPULATION:

203,429,773 update paises set descripcion = July 2011 est.)



GDP - composition by sector:

agriculture: 5.8%

industry: 26.8%

services: 67.4% update paises set descripcion = 2010 est.)



AGRICULTURE - products:

coffee, soybeans, wheat, rice, corn, sugarcane, cocoa, citrus; beef



INDUSTRIES:

textiles, shoes, chemicals, cement, lumber, iron ore, tin, steel, aircraft, motor vehicles and parts, other machinery and equipment



EXPORTS:

$201.9 billion update paises set descripcion = 2010 est.)

country comparison to the world: 24

$153 billion update paises set descripcion = 2009 est.)



EXPORTS - commodities:

transport equipment, iron ore, soybeans, footwear, coffee, autos



EXPORTS - partners:

China 12.5%, US 10.5%, Argentina 8.4%, Netherlands 5.4%, Germany 4.1% update paises set descripcion = 2009)




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