HIGH SPEED TRAIN from SP to RJ (285 km/h) planned for 2017.
The VALE DO PARAÍBA - Region in the State of São Paulo, heavily industrialised with GDP of R$52 bi, GDP "per Capita" of R$23.293,00 with high HDI (see cities).
CNTUR estimates a 40% growth in the flow of tourists in Vale do Paraíba, a region that currently receives nearly 2.5 million tourists per year, ranking first place in religious tourism in Brazil.
VALE DO PARAÍBA, REGION IDEAL FOR INSTALLING YOUR COMPANY
Access to airports, ports, railways, road system connecting â€œSÃ£o Pauloâ€ to â€œRio de Janeiroâ€, the Brazilian highway system and MERCOSUR, allowing excellent alternatives in distribution logistics. The region offers excellent operational support for supply of raw materials, components, parts, services, technologies and other elements necessary for the manufacture of products and services.
There are availability of energy for industrial use, technical and specialized labor, extensive network of support by third-party enterprise in health, cleaning, maintenance, catering security, transport, information technology and training of manpower.
Brazil, the world's 7th economy will rank 4th in 2027. According to studies developed by A. T. Kearney, Brazil is considered the best emerging country for retail market, with a wide and booming consumer market. Its energy matrix is balanced. The internal energy supply increased by 4.5%, and renewable energy accounts for 41%. The GDP increased by 2.3% in 2013, totaling US$2.264 tri, according to the IBGE, attracting US$63 bi in direct foreign investments in 2013, which represents 47% of Latin America's FDI.
Main Companies in “Vale do Paraíba”
|Metal Mecanic||Gerdau Hitachi||Liebherr||Eaton||Parker Hannifin|
|Automotive||VW||Ford||GM||Peugeot||Citroen||RVW caminhões e onibus||MAN|
|Other sectors||Johnson&Johnson||Michelin||White Martins||Monsanto||Pillkinton|
|Companies under construction||AGC||Cherry||Hyundai||AKG|
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT STRUCTURE
Centers and research institutions:• Centro para a Competitividade e Inovação do Cone Leste Paulista (Cecompi)
HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS
• Universidade Federal de São Paulo (Unifesp)
• Faculdade de Tecnologia (Fatec)
• Universidade Estadual de São Paulo (Unesp)
• Universidade do Vale do Paraíba (Univap)
• Universidade Paulista (Unip)
• Faculdades Etep
• Anhanguera Educacional
• Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado (Faap)
• Instituto de Filosofia Santa Terezinha
• Universidade Salesiana (Unisal)
• Faculdade Teresa D´Avila (FATEA)
VOCATIONAL EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS
• Serviço Nacional de Aprendizagem Industrial (SENAI)
National Service of Industrial Learning (SENAI)
• Serviço Nacional de Aprendizagem Comercial (SENAC)
National Service for Commercial Learning (SENAC)
• Colégio Técnico e Industrial de Guaratinguetá (COTEC)
Technical and Industrial School of Guaratinguetá (COTEC)
• Escola Técnica de ensino Profissionalizante (ETEP)
Vocational Technical School (ETEP)
• Escola Municipal de ensino Técnico Profissionalizante (EMETEP)
Municipal School of Vocational Technical (EMETEP)
Tax Incentive Law
Maps - Land Use Law