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  • How Brazil Can Raise the Value of Its Chemical Industry

    January 27, 2016 | Chemicals | Forbes.com

    Brazil’s chemical industry has grown significantly over the past 15 years, but an increasing portion of growth is due to imports—an alarming trend for chemical companies and the businesses that depend on them.

  • Diversification is the path towards improving competitiveness - Bain São Paulo

    April 08, 2015 | Chemicals | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    Bain & Company compiled the results of an extensive survey of the chemical industry that, beyond providing an analysis about business networks, identifies paths toward diversifying national production.

  • Industries search for an alternative to the high price of energy - Bain São Paulo

    December 17, 2014 | Chemicals | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    The high price of natural gas is a barrier to the economic sustainability of the Brazilian chemical industry, the sixth largest in the world. This comes at a time when the American industry stands out for the low price of shale gas, which is attracting productive investments.

  • Crop protection should see 6% growth - Bain São Paulo

    December 17, 2014 | Chemicals | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    Crop protection, also known as agrochemicals or pesticides, is responsible for the second highest earnings in the fine chemical industry. According to the National Union for the Crop Protection Products Industry (Sindiveg), this value is expected to reach $12.2 billion in 2014.

  • Green alternative should improve competitiveness - Bain São Paulo

    December 17, 2014 | Chemicals | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    Brazil has an opportunity to become a world leader in green chemicals in 15 years. The roadmap for the country to achieve this goal is outlined in book published by the Center for Management and Strategic Studies (CGEE).

  • Pre-salt may offer less expensive input - Bain São Paulo

    December 17, 2014 | Chemicals | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    A study by Bain & Company presented a proposal for the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) that has been received positively by representatives of the chemical industry and the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC).

  • Potential innovator - Bain São Paulo

    December 17, 2014 | Chemicals | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    English Potential innovator Valor Econômico Rodrigo Más, a managing partner at Bain &

  • There is potential for investment in pesticides nationally, study says - Bain São Paulo

    August 13, 2014 | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    With one month until completing a major study on segments with the potential to support the continued development of the chemical industry in Brazil, the consortium Bain & Company and Gas Energy tells Valor that it estimates potential investments of up to $19 bn in pesticides until 2030.