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Financiamento e Participação em Infraestrutura

  • Asia
  • 14 march 2018

The fifth meeting of the China Analysis Group saw extensive discussions on the specific characteristics of Chinese investments in the infrastructure sector in Brazil, analyzing preferences and restrictions of Chinese investors in light of the risks and deficiencies of the Brazilian context - particularly in terms of project structuring, foreign exchange risk and environmental licensing. Discussions centered on the bottlenecks and investment potential in the transportation sector, particularly in rail and port infrastructure. Several specific cases of the Ferrogrão railroad projects were examined, such as the Port of São Luís, in Maranhão and the Port of Açu, in Rio de Janeiro. Both are primarily involved in transporting Brazilian agricultural production.

The fifth meeting of the China Analysis Group saw extensive discussions on the specific characteristics of Chinese investments in the infrastructure sector in Brazil, analyzing preferences and restrictions of Chinese investors in light of the risks and deficiencies of the Brazilian context - particularly in terms of project structuring, foreign exchange risk and environmental licensing. Discussions centered on the bottlenecks and investment potential in the transportation sector, particularly in rail and port infrastructure. Several specific cases of the Ferrogrão railroad projects were examined, such as the Port of São Luís, in Maranhão and the Port of Açu, in Rio de Janeiro. Both are primarily involved in transporting Brazilian agricultural production.

Participants in this publication

Larissa Wachholz
Senior Fellow

Partner at Vallya e Former Advisor on China to the Minister of Agriculture of Brazil

Guilherme Quintella
President of Estação da Luz Participações

Luciene Machado
Director of BNDES

Mauro Viegas Neto
Executive President Concremat Engineering and Technology

Sergio Graneiro
Director of Banco Santander Asia/Pacific in Hong Kong

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