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Enaex: Brazil Discusses How to Compete in a Globalized World

Bank of Brazil in Enaex Expo Brazil's National Foreign Trade Meeting version 28 (Enaex), which started Thursday, November 27, at the Federation of Industries of the State of Rio de Janeiro (Firjan), in Rio, Brazil, should have as its theme the "competitive modernization of foreign trade in the scope of economic opening and international insertion: how to avoid foreign vulnerability and the effects of the international crisis."

"The Enaex is the most opportune moment to evaluate and propose actions and measures turned to the strengthening participation of Brazil in global trade of goods and services," said José Augusto de Castro, vice president at the Brazilian Foreign Trade Association (AEB), promoter of the event.

According to him, the current crisis in the international financial system, which began in the United States, confirms the strong growth of interconnected relations of the global economy, causing events to spread fast to other countries, showing that more and more, the crises of developed nations are no longer "national" but "shared" globally.

"We are going to aim at discussing measures to support competitiveness in production and export of products, goods and services to stunt the return of situations lived in the past and to eliminate the inhibiting factors of the present," pointed out Castro.

In this edition, the Enaex should have a new configuration. To stimulate and make the debate more effective and closer to the objective of establishing concrete proposals, the meeting should include technical groups that will be taking place in the sidelines.

The themes of the group are: policies of production and offer, and anti-crisis measures, institutional debureaucratization, integration of transport and logistics in exports, tax for competitive insertion, exports of services, reorganization of the public financing system and aspects of exchange and competitive foreign operation.

"This will be an opportunity for us to debate the questions that face the country, integrating efforts of the executive, legislative and of the business sector, aimed at elaborating propositions that allow for elimination of distortions and bottlenecks that affect development," guaranteed Castro.

The proposed measures should be forwarded to the executive and legislative powers. The objective is to establish conditions to allow for greater competitiveness of Brazilian rules.

Still aimed at stimulating efficiency in Brazilian foreign trade, the meeting should honor companies and organizations that are prominent in the sector, through the Prominence in Foreign Trade award, a joint effort by the AEB and the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, in its fifteenth edition.

The official opening of the Enaex at the Sesi Theater counted on the presence of businessmen and authorities like Ivan Ramalho, acting minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, Julio Cesar Carmo Bueno, secretary of Economic Development, Energy, Industry and Services, representing the governor of Rio de Janeiro, Benedicto Fonseca Moreira, president of the AEB and Eduardo Eugênio Gouvêa Vieira, president of the Firjan.

Also present Lytha Spí­ndola, executive secretary at the Camex, Nilo José Panazzolo, Foreign Trade director at the Bank of Brazil, representing the organization's president, Maria Fernanda Ramos Coelho, president of the Federal Savings Bank, Márcio Cypriano, president of Bradesco bank, Ernane Galvêas, former minister of Finance and João Paulo dos Reis Velloso, former minister of Planning.

The first National Foreign Trade Meeting took place in November 1972, also in Rio de Janeiro. That was the first time in the history of the country that exporters met at a national meeting promoted by the recently established Brazilian Foreign Trade Association (AEB).

The Enaex, over these 36 years, has tried to maintain the characteristics of the forum, to make it guarantee the dialogue between different business sectors and the government, in the search for solutions to problems that are still bottlenecks to exports and to improvement of imports of products and services.

Service

28th Enaex
November 27 and 28, 2008
Firjan Business Center
Avenida Graça Aranha, nº 1, Center, Rio de Janeiro – RJ
Site:
www.enaex.com.br

Anba

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