Aerospace sector in Brazil

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Posted on: 2 Sep 2010

Latest overview of market potential for the aerospace sector in Brazil.

Sector briefing Aerospace Opportunities in Brazil Why Brazil? ? Embraer is the 3rd largest commercial aeroplane manufacturer, has 45% of the regional market of 30-60 seat aeroplanes and is world leader in commercial jets up to 120 seats. ? Turnover was R$10.8bn* in 2009 and Embraer had a firm order book of 265 aircraft (US$16.6bn) at the beginning of 2010. ? Embraer delivered 122 commercial aircraft in 2009. Business jet deliveries totalled 115, with 7 in the defence sector. ? 62% of sales were in the commercial aviation segment, followed by 16% in the executive segment. The defense sector accounted for 9% of turnover. ? Europe is Embraer?s most important market with 32% of sales, followed by North America (23%) and Asia Pacific (11%). BA City Flyer, Flybe and the RAF are all users of Embraer aircraft. *US$ = R$1.75 (March 2010) UK Trade & Investment Sector briefing: Aerospace opportunities in Brazil Main products (commercial aviation): Opportunities for UK suppliers ? regional E jet series 170/195 (up to 118 ? Embraer needs to fill gaps in its local seats); supply chain, particularly in structural ? Legacy 600 business jets (based on the components, parts and assemblies for ERJ 145 series) Embraer and its first tier suppliers. ? Lineage 1000 larger business jets (based on 170) ? Partnerships on the KC390; a wide ? Legacy 450 and 500 MSJ and MLJ range of opportunities for structures, business jets (new builds) parts and technology and services ? Phenom 100 and 300 (up to 9 seats). supply on the new programme. ? ERJ 135/145 series, on which the Legacy is based, produced in China. ? Manufacturing division is particularly interested in new composites KC 390 Programme technologies, tooling and automation systems. The new transporter and airborne refuelling aircraft KC390 will be built under the system of ? Composites outsourcing for existing strategic risk-sharing partnerships, as with programmes, harnesses, hardware, previous programmes. The aeroplane will be fasteners, machined parts, interiors. made initially for the FAB (Brazilian Air Force). ? Composite components for under- Aerospace supply chain carriage systems. Most of the Embraer supply chain is located ? Sheet metal forming. overseas. Partners are secured through risk- sharing and are based in the USA and Europe. ? Thermal and surface treatment, Some international partners have established paintwork, chemical milling, shot assembly plants in Brazil. peening and special welding processes. Imports are dominated by US suppliers. UK content on Embraer aircraft is low (less than 2%). It is crucial for UK companies to talk to Embraer now about future projects. If you have any questions on the opportunities above, contact the UKTI] contacts named in In 2008 Embraer announced the setting up of this report. Business opportunities aimed new overseas factories, in USA to manufacture specifically at UK companies are added daily to the Phenom, and 2 in Portugal for the UKTI?s website. These leads are sourced by our manufacture of complex composite airframe staff overseas in British Embassies, High structures and components and metallic Commissions and Consulates, across all sectors structures. and in over 100 markets. The Brazilian Government is pursuing an You can be alerted to business opportunities on agenda of increasing the local content of a regular basis by registering on the UKTI Embraer?s future aircraft. Embraer has plans website. Find out more on UKTI?s business for major growth and the government wants to opportunities service on the UKTI website. see it become a leading world player with volumes capable of attracting major parts and assembly manufacturers to Brazil. UK Trade & Investment Sector briefing: Aerospace opportunities in Brazil Major events and activities UKTI contacts ? ADS Outward mission of UK Neil Semple aerospace suppliers to Brazil, March Head of Aerospace 2011. Advanced Engineering Sector Team UK Trade & Investment ? Inward mission and business Europa Building, 450 Argyle Street meetings at Farnborough air show: July Glasgow G2 8LG 2010. T: +44 (0) 141 228 3614 F: +44 (0) 141 228 3627 ? Inward mission by Embraer to UK Mobile +44 (0) 7977 152644 research institutions and aerospace neil.semple@ukti.gsi.gov.uk companies: September 2010. Paul Smith Find full details of all events in this Sector Manager country and sector on the UKTI website. ICT/aerospace/security/electronics New export events are added daily to the site British Consulate General and you can register to be alerted to them on a Rua Ferreira de Araujo, 741 daily, weekly or monthly basis. 05428-002 Sao Paulo - Brazil T: +55 11 3094-2737 UKTI?s Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP) F: +55 11 3094-2717 provides grant support for eligible Small & paulb.smith@fco.gov.uk Medium Sized Enterprises (SME's) to attend trade shows overseas. Find out more about UKTI support for attendance at overseas events. UK Trade & Investment Sector briefing: Aerospace opportunities in Brazil Next steps - How UKTI can help ? Arranging appointments British companies wishing to develop their ? Organise seminars or other events for business in the Brazilian market are advised to you to meet contacts and promote your undertake as much market research and company in the Brazilian market planning as possible in the UK. UKTI?s team in Brazil, with its wide local knowledge and This work is available via our Overseas Market experience, can provide a range of services to Introduction Service (OMIS) a chargeable British-based companies wishing to grow their service which assists British-based companies business in the Brazilian market. wishing to enter or expand their business in overseas markets. This can include: ? Provision of market information To find out more about commissioning this ? Validated lists of agents/distributors work, or accessing other UKTI services and ? Key market players or potential specialist advice, please visit the UKTI website customers in the Brazilian market to find contact details for your local UKTI ? Establishment of interest of such office. contacts in working with you Whereas every effort has been made to ensure that the information given in this document is accurate, neither UK Trade & Investment nor its parent Departments (the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office), accept liability for any errors, omissions or misleading statements, and no warranty is given or responsibility accepted as to the standing of any individual, firm, company or other organisation mentioned. Published 2010 by UK Trade & Investment. Crown Copyright © UK Trade & Investment Sector briefing: Aerospace opportunities in Brazil
Posted: 02 September 2010