Trade and Commodity Conference in São Paulo

View of Av. Paulista and MASP Museum

The Brazil and Latin America Trade and Commodity Finance Conference starts tomorrow in São Paulo to promote  local and international business opportunities in the region.

The event will gather commodity brokers, traders, insurance underwriters, export credit agencies along with lawyers, market analysts and policy advisors.

The two day program include a range of topics

•    Brazil’s role as a new global leader due to strong market performance
•    Challenges faced between local and international banks
•    What are the principal problems for banks looking to provide cross-border financing to local corporates?
•    Comparing the performance of soft commodities in comparison to the oil and metals markets
•    Infrastructure challenges faced as a result of forthcoming global events (2014 World Cup, 2016 Olympics)
•    The role of state institutions in supporting Brazilian corporate growth
•    Recovering risk appetites within the private insurance market
•    The role of multilaterals in providing guarantees for corporate expansion
•    Plugging liquidity gaps in a Basel III landscape
•    Political risk priorities within the broader Latin American region

The event is organized by Exporta and will take place at Tivoli Hotel in Alameda Santos from April 12 to 13th.

Published by Hildete Vodopives

Hildete de Moraes Vodopives is founder of Brazil Global and of the Harvard Strategists Group. She has a PhD in Economic History and advises companies and investment agencies in international business development.She served as Corporate Relations Director and later, on the board of the Brazilian Investment Analysts Association (APIMEC).

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