After US and Germany, Portugal Gets Brazil’s Distribution Center

The Brazilian Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, Luiz Fernando Furlan, inaugurates tomorrow, June 20, the Brazilian Export and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex) distribution center in Portugal.

The center, according to a statement released by the ministry, is located 20 kilometers away from the port of Lisbon and 15 kilometers from the airport of the Portuguese capital city. The aim is to serve the markets of the Iberian Peninsula and North Africa.

According to the ministry, the space will be used initially by 80 companies. In all, 165 companies have demonstrated to be interested in installing themselves in the space.

They represent the sectors of industrialized foods, handicrafts, animal food, auto parts, leather objects, clothes and textiles, cachaça (typical Brazilian spirit made with sugarcane), coffee, shoes, cosmetics, medical and dentistry equipment, musical instruments, plastics, refrigeration, plaster, machinery and equipments, marble and granite, publishing, furniture and home appliances.

According to Apex, 280,000 euros were invested in the Lisbon distribution center. As well as Furlan, participating at the inauguration will be the minister of Economy and Innovation of Portugal, Manuel Antonio Gomes de Almeida Pinto, and the president of Apex, Juan Quirós. Apex has already inaugurated similar centers in Miami and Frankfurt.

Anba

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