Uncovering Brazil´s 1000 largest companies for Danes


Hello everyone,

Today I´d like to present you with an outstanding list of the 1000 largest Brazilian Companies. The list in this list you wil see the company name, the which industry are they part of, the Net Revenue untill their last fiscal year, Capital Origin, Net Profit and Ebitda.

How many companies are there in Brazil today?

Brazil has a market far larger than one thousand companies.In fact,according to IBT, a Brazilian thinktank focused in tributes there are in Brazil today nearly 12 million enterprises, including headquarters and branch offices.Of these, there are roughly 90% private enterprises and some 9% working as non profitable private entities and 1% as public entities.

The most representative states in number of enterprises, and therefore earnings are São Paulo in first place accounting for 30,90% of the total number of enterprises in Brazi, followed by Rio de Janeiro accounting for 11,79% of enterprises, followed by Belo Horizonte with 5,83% of the Brazilian enterprises and finally Brasília with 5,54% of enterprises in Brazil.Below there is a picture with the number of enterprises and a breakdown per state.dk brazill ranking

Why is this list relevant for Danish Decision Makers?

Getting to know this list, is a chance of becoming familiar with some names in your industry. Sectors like Oil&Gas, Mining, Chemical,etc might surprise you, especially if you have done been tempted to tap into the Brazilian market, but you have only heard a few names, like Petrobras, for instance, the gigant State owned Brazilian Oil company.

How danes, can take the best out of the 1000 largest Brazilian companies list?

This list was taken from Valor Economico, a business newspaper in Brazil. This list is based on what the companies published in their annual report over the results achieved during the last year. If you want to see the full list please contact me, or acess directly the news paper at http://www.valor.com.br/valor1000/2013/ranking1000maiores

This list brings the Brazilian 1000 largest companies in 25 different sectors in 5 regions.In order to take the best  out of the list, please download it to excel, and use the filters excel provide.Also, this list can bring you some interesting names if you intend to come and do Business in Brazil, wether you are going to look for a customer, partner or competitors.

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Carlos Monteiro is a Brazilian citizen, graduated in Business Administration by the Catholic University of São Paulo. He lives in Odense, Denmark with his Danish Wife, Cathrine, and their half Danish /Brazilian daughter Ines Marie. You are very welcome to be in contact him at any time.
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