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A land for
breaking production records

PARANÁ ADVANTAGES

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FAVORABLE ENVIRONMENT

2nd most competitive
state in Brazil
, according to
The Economist Intelligence
Unit.

3rd best business and
investments environment
of
the country
5th largest GDP in Brazil

Access to a GDP of U$$
1.3 trillion
within a 1500 km radius.

The safest incentive and
support program of Brazil.

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STRATEGIC LOCATION

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Privileged position, with easy
connection to 260 million
Mercosul consumers.

2nd biggest port in goods
circulation in Brazil, with
almost 40 million tons in 2014.

Located close to the main consumer markets in Brazil. Best choice for accessing Mercosul markets.

Access by open water to
3 other ports and port
warehouses.

INFRASTRUCTURE

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40 airports, including the Foz do Iguaçu International airport and the Afonso Pena International airport, rated as the best passengers terminal in Brazil.

• First Brazilian state 100%
covered
by optical fiber
(399 municipalities).
• Network capacity of 400 Gbps
and 40 channels of 10 Gbps
.

2 ports – Antonina e
Paranaguá.
• New Global Port
under construction.

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1 Waterway, Paraná River
more than 1,000 km long.

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13,750
km

of paved roads

2,400
km

of railways

HUMAN POTENTIAL

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Workmanship with high
productivity rate
when
compared to other Brazilian
regions.

Cultural and religious
diversity consolidated
by
centuries of different ethnic
groups coexistence.

30 technology incubators in
15 cities.
Technical education institutions in 35 cities.

International and bilingual
schools
in the main cities
of the state.

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IDH

Abundant and skilled workmanship force.
More than 500 thousand students in college level education
(80 thousand in distance education).
More than 100 thousand students in technical education.

ENERGY SECURITY

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“The choice of the state of Paraná was due to the good business environment, proximity to major vehicle manufacturers and the support received from the State of Paraná.”

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Shizuma Kubota
President of Sumitomo
Rubber do Brasil

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• Largest electricity generator
in Brazil.
• COPEL was elected the best
company in the sector in the
country
, according to ANEEL.

Fast installations and
co-investment in substations
for new industrial plants.

Industrial gas covering a large part of the state: the best distributor between the large ones in Brazil.

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Has its own generating facilities, with 32 hydroelectric power plants of all sizes. A thermoelectric power plant close to the largest consumer region of the state.

100%

natural
gas coverage

32

Powerplants

PRODUCTIVE CAPABILITIES OF PARANÁ

Paraná has 22 Local Production Arrangements (LPA), which strengthen the basis for the development of the sectors of great interest to the state, boosting the economy in all regions.

WHY INVEST IN PARANÁ? Paraná is the state that has:

The best city to live in Brazil and the second best QUALITY OF LIFE in Latin America.

The BEST ACCESS to Mercosul
(a market with a GDP of
U$$ 1.3 trillion).

Workmanship force twice MORE
PRODUCTIVE
in certain sectors when
compared to other states in Brazil

One of the BEST DESTINATIONS
for investments and business
in Brazil.

The BEST UTILITY COMPANIES in
the country
(sanitation,
power supply, telecommunication).

The best INFRAESTRUCTURE
in the South of the country.

The second LARGEST
CARGO PORT

of Brazil.

One of the MOST INNOVATIVE
cities in Latin America.

One of the LARGEST technological innovation polos in Brazil.