What comes to our mind when we think of
Great beaches of the country. A care free country with luxury and life flowing
each moment. We think of the great Brazil Rio carnival,
the biggest of its kind in the world. We think if the adventurous and
mysterious Amazon. The unexplored is one of the most
intriguing destinations to a common man. brazil
have in store for the businessmen? Brazil is considered a part of
BRICS, one of the fastest growing economies of the world. It is a strong
economy based on internal production as well as exports. It is becoming self
sustainable and believed to be one of the best destinations to invest in. There
are a number of industries in Brazil
that are growing very fast. Brazil
This issue, the
Avenue team has planned to continue the
International Focus section with . We are sure it will be a
delight for a number of readers and will pose a challenge for many as Brazil
is standing out as a consistent competition to Indian ceramic industry. Brazil
In the beginning of the 21st century, the ancient Indian traditions of body painting, pottery, cult statuettes, and feather art are still being cultivated by the remaining Indian peoples.
It had many small and medium manufacturers of ceramic goods largely tile manufacturers. The association Anfacer, the National Association of Brazilian Manufacturers of Ceramic Tile, was established in 1983, which has catalyzed the growth of Brazil Ceramic Industry and promoted its products globally. It played a vital role in modernizing educating and improving the quality of ceramic goods of
In the late 20th century the development picked up speed. This was the period when global transformations were on the rise. Smaller and weaker countries were getting stronger account of globalization and education. With the knowledge flowing in all direction and freely,
get access to knowledge as well as technology to boost their production as well
as quality. Brazil
The year 1998 saw a growth of 4.5 % approx over the previous year. The export was a proud USD 155 Million, which was highest for any year. This period saw the currency of
fluctuating and witnessed political uncertainties. This however, did not deter
the ceramic tile manufacturers. Their growth continued. The growth was on
multiple facets, technology, quality volumes and range. Brazil
Since 1998, the industry in one of the largest employment generators. Direct and indirect employment are consistently on a rise.
In terms of quality,
is considered to be better than .
It is also regarded as better than China in technology and commitment
of delivery. With its vicinity to the Vast South American Market today with
very small competition, they are the largest manufacturers of ceramic goods on
their side of the hemisphere, even overtaking their European counterparts. India
Surprisingly, since 2004, the production has increased, but the exports have diminished. This is largely due to the fact that the domestic needs have increased and the purchasing power of the consumers have grown. This coupled with better living standards and development being extremely fast, the Brazilian ceramic industry is focusing on the domestic supply.
This however, can be considered a small erratic behavior. With expanding capacities, better and faster technologies. The expertise over variety of goods and availability of labor all are adding to the volumes of production. It will be not long before the Brazilians recapture the international markets.
In the end, just to highlight the strength of Brazilian Ceramic industry, here is a small news piece.