Export Green Trade Mission: Biofuels in Brazil

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 7:00am
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 6:00pm

Export Green Trade Mission: Biofuels in Brazil
September 30 - October 2, 2013
Sao Paulo and Recife*

Registration ends August 30th!
No applications will be accepted after August 30th.

Did you know that Brazil is second only to the United States in both consumption and production of ethanol?

Robust trade exists between the two countries as well. Since January 2013, the United States has exported over 97 million liters of ethanol to Brazil, while 397 million liters of Brazilian ethanol have been imported into the United States. Brazil is also keen to show leadership in the use of "next generation" and aviation biofuels. If you are an ethanol exporter, marketer, or biofuels technology innovator looking for global partners, the Brazilian market is more attractive than ever.

The Brazil-U.S. Business Council is pleased to invite you to participate in this trade mission to grow your business in Brazil. “Export Green: Brazil” is organizing a  this trade mission in cooperation with the International Trade Administration and in partnership with the Advanced Biofuels Association (ABFA), Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), and the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA)

              *    Delegation Fee: $1,500 
                  Up to two company representatives

Package includes:

  • Country briefing by U.S. Embassy official 
  • Meetings and networking opportunities with Brazilian business associations and the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) São Paulo
  • Optional city: Recife*
  • Matchmaking opportunities: Pre-scheduled appointments with pre-qualified Brazilian companies interested in your company’s products/services
  • Site-visit
  • Complete interpretation services
  • Daytime meals included
  • Ground transportation in country to all official mission events, originating at the official mission hotel

Participants are responsible for making their own flight and hotel arrangements.

TO APPLY: Applicants must complete the  STATEMENT OF INTEREST online ** No applications will be accepted after August 30th**

For more information about Brazil and its biofuels sector, check-out our recent WEBINAR: " Biofuels in Brazil"  featuring experts from São Paulo and Recife! The webinar was co-organized by the International Trade Administration and the Brazil-U.S. Business Council.  

For more information please contact Luciana Rocha-Goldman at or (202) 463-5496/ (202) 567-1532.

* Company itinerary will be defined during application process.