In the 26 and 27 days of June 2019 two leading exponents of the Brazilian company BRASKEM SA were visiting Milan Andre Luis Cardoso, Senior Contract Manager e Carlos Novoa, Purchasing Manager (Braskem Idesa).
The day 26 June In the afternoon, a meeting was held at SACE, which was very much followed, addressed to some trade associations in the Confindustria area.
On the morning of Thursday June 27 the Brazilian delegation instead dedicated itself to a more restricted session of b2b, reserved for selected ANIMA member companies. The meetings have met with considerable success and interest on both sides.
Braskem SA is the largest producer of thermoplastic resins in the Americas and the largest producer of polypropylene in the United States. Its production is concentrated on polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins, as well as basic chemical inputs such as ethylene, propylene, butadiene, benzene, toluene, chlorine, soda and solvents, among others. The group can count 41 production plants altogether: 29 in Brazil, 6 in the United States, 4 in Mexico, 2 in Europe.
The collaboration with SACE is registered in the framework of partnership between SACE and Braskem SA, beneficiary of a loan equal to 250 million euros aimed at consolidating the relationship with Brazil and facilitating the assignment of new orders to Italian exporting companies as potential suppliers of raw materials, equipment and machinery in the petrochemical sector.
As reported by Pauline Sebok, Head of Latin America region (SACE), there are many projects that SACE plans to launch in Brazil, in all industrial sectors. Brazil is a market with high potential and this is the right time to start exploring opportunities to grow and develop economic relations that until 6 months ago were unthinkable, also because the country has considerable complexity. He also stresses that all types of industrial sectors are found in Brazil, from automotive to engineering and agribusiness. The role SACE can be decisive in a context in which Brazil can become a hub for Italian exports to Central and South America