TRANSFER newsletter Southern-Europe & Latin America (April 2012)

This newsletter arrives together with the spring season, full of upcoming market developments.With this newsletter we would like to keep you updated and strenghten your persistence about 2012´s export activities.     

In 2011 TRANSFER Latin Business Consultancy has been involved in another 8-10 trade missions and for 2012 new initiatives to markets such as Peru and Colombia will be realized. TRANSFER will continue to support companies to effectively enter the Spanish, French, Portuguese and Latin American markets through a successful matchmaking methodology, expertise in import procedures and by providing all necessary local market information.

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Tables of content

  • Promising opportunities: food packaging Mexico
  • Trinidad & Tobago in Europe 2012
  • To obtain data from Brazil: Some tricks
  • Marseille European Capital of Culture 2013
  • Brazil : Franchise affairs
  • Latin American Film Festival Utrecht 2012
  • Hema exploring France

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Promising opportunities: food packaging Mexico

With an expected annual 6% growth of the packaged and prepared food market and the size of the packaging machinery market being between US$590 and US$625 million, Mexico offers great opportunities for the food packaging industry.

Trinidad & Tobago in Europe 2012

Thursday March 1st a delegation of 9 Caribbean companies of different industries spent a day at the Chamber of Commerce in Rotterdam and had about 50 matchmaking conversations, organized by TRANSFER Consultancy. The delegation included five ICT companies, two food & beverage and two construction companies.

To obtain data from Brazil: Some tricks

Finding the right data in Brazil, for example for writing your business plan, can be a bit like looking for a needle in a massive digital haystack, or will at least prove to be difficult and time consuming. TRANSFER has been providing its clients with customized market studies for 15 years. In this newsletter we reveal one of the ways by which to obtain specific sector information.

Marseille European Capital of Culture 2013

Things are changing fast in Marseille. The southern city is undergoing a major transformation in order to be prepared for the title European Capital of Culture 2013. The entire region of the Provence in fact will receive a facelift this year and millions of Euros are spent on renovations and new building projects.

Brazil : Franchise affairs

As a sign of the growing international presence of Brazil-born franchises, the Associacao Brasileira de Franchising (ABF) and a group of Brazilian companies participated in Franchise Expo Paris, which took place from March 18th to 21st in Paris, France. The aim of the delegation was to provide information on Brazil's franchising system at this fair, which is one of the most important franchising business fairs in the world.

Latin American Film Festival Utrecht 2012

The Latin American Film Festival takes place from the 18th until the 27th of April 2012 at the Louis Hartlooper Complex in Utrecht. The festival, which has a focus on Colombia this year, shows about 60 highlights of the Latin American cinema, has a side program filled with education, open-air screenings, master classes, workshops, dance performances and much more!

HEMA exploring France

The Dutch simplicity in HEMA's products seems to be appreciated by the French. Recently HEMA opened two stores in Paris' Gare du Nord and another one in Gare Saint-Lazare. This brought the total number to ten stores. About three years ago HEMA introduced itself on the French market and presented a new formula and strategy that appears to be successful: compact shops (about 70 square metres) in stations or other high traffic places.