Goias is considered the heart of Brazil, for hosting in their territory the Federal District, capital of the country, and because it is located in a central area, leads the industrial development process in the Central-West.
With territory of 341.112 km², roughly the size of Germany's area, Goiás has the ninth largest economy in Brazil, with a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of R$ 111.2 billion.
Its capital, Goiânia, is a young, modern and dynamic city, where approximately 1.3 million people live and is just 170 km from Brasilia, the federal capital.
There are several reasons to invest in the state of Goiás. Amongst them are:
To assist and support to foreign investors, the International Business Centre (CIN) makes available to businessmen information, consulting services, organization of fairs, events and international missions. The CIN-FIEG is part of a network led by the Confederation of Industry (CNI) and connected with dozens of international institutions in promoting business and investments.
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Goiás' industrial park is diversified and offers more than 350.000 direct and formal jobs, with more than 22.000 companies of all sizes and segments. Many sectors, such as mineral, the production of leather and footwear and the editorial and graphic, are strong and dynamic. But some stand out:
Food & Beveragess
Representing the largest segment of Goiás' manufacturing industry, the food and beverage sector employs about 30% of all workers in industrial activity. There are more than 3000 companies that produce food derived from beef, pork and poultry; soy products and corn; pasta and biscuits; canned vegetables; sugar; dairy products; spices; tomato products, among others.
Along with the production of sugar, in which the state is the fifth largest Brazilian producer, Goiás' manufacturing plant also produces ethanol at 36 plants located in the state, making Goiás the second largest ethanol producer in Brazil.
Disputing the lead with the production of food and beverages, the construction industry also absorbs about 30% of the jobs and acts from heavy construction to the works of sophisticated workmanship, destined to residential or commercial premises. The construction industry draws an important group of other sectors, suppliers of raw materials and services such as ceramics, gravel, sand, metal frames, cement products, paints, plastics, ornamental stones, wood and others.
Chemical and pharmaceutical industry
Concentrated on the axis of Annapolis-Goiânia-Aparecida de Goiania, this sector is experiencing strong growth for over ten years, supported by the pharmaceutical pole, which is already the second of the country, and the pole of cosmetics, cleaning products and personal hygiene. Over 45.000 formal jobs are generated by this important segment.
Metal, mechanical and electrical material products
It is one of the sectors with the greatest growth potential in the state, due to the large demand from the construction and processing of metallurgy products (nickel, gold, iron niobium and others). The segment presents the highest growth trend, however, the highest is the automobile industry because of the recent deployment of factories of the brands Mitsubishi, Hyundai, Suzuki and John Deere.
Clothing and accessories industry
The Goiás' fashion is known for its design and quality. The segment employs over 30.000 workers and factories are distributed in all regions of the state. Buyers from various Brazilian states stock their stores with Goias’ products.
To assist and support to foreign investors, the International Business Centre (CIN) makes available to businessmen information, consulting services, organization of fairs, events and international missions. The CIN-FIEAC is part of a network led by the Confederation of Industry (CNI) and connected with dozens of international institutions in promoting business and investments.