Cooperation Agreements

Investe São Paulo relies on a network of partners across the world that help investors access our services. Investment promotion agencies, chambers of commerce, consular and diplomatic agencies make the relationship between the companies from different countries and the Investment Promotion Agency of São Paulo.

This relationship is established through cooperation agreements that Investe SP executes with these institutions aiming to provide assistance to entrepreneurs from all over the world who are interested in investing in the state of São Paulo. At the same time, Investe SP works as a bridge between these institutions and government agencies, or other entities with which the agency has contact.

Check out below the list of cooperation agreements executed by Investe São Paulo:

Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A. (Embraer)
Date of execution: 08/07/2009
Country of origin of the institution: Brazil
Agreement: Facilitate the project to strengthen and expand the aerospace chain

Laboratory of Integrated Systems (LSI) of Escola Politécnica of Universidade de São Paulo
Date of execution: 03/02/2010
Country of origin of the institution: Brazil
Agreement: Development of actions to strengthen the technology and innovation sector in the State of São Paulo

Portugal Global Trade & Investment Agency (AICEP)
Date of execution: 05/25/2010
Country of origin of the institution: Portugal
Agreement: Promote investment flows between Portugal and the State of São Paulo and vice versa, aiming at the development of companies from both countries and the economic growth of the regions

Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brazil)
Date of execution: 06/17/2010
Country of origin of the institution: Brazil
Agreement: Establish a structure of cooperation with Apex-Brazil and receive training from the Agency for attracting, retaining and increasing foreign direct investments in Brazil

Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo (FIESP)
Date of execution: 08/09/2010
Country of origin of the institution: Brazil
Agreement: Update and modernize the application Industry Competitiveness Atlas of the State of São Paulo

Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brazil)
Date of execution: 06/17/2011
Country of origin of the institution: Brazil
Agreement: Establish an amendment for the termination of the technical cooperation agreement entered into with Apex-Brazil in 2010

Companhia Paulista de Desenvolvimento (CPD)
Date of execution: 08/11/2011
Country of origin of the institution: Brazil
Agreement: Preparation of a technical report that can be used as guidelines for actions with investors interested in doing business in the area of disassembly of automotive vehicles

Italian-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (Italcam)
Date of execution: 08/11/2011
Country of origin of the institution: Italy
Agreement: Establish actions to attract investments to the state of São Paulo from Italian companies and contribute to the strengthening of relations between public and private institutions in Italy and in the state of São Paulo, especially in actions intended for the green economy

World Trade Center (WTC)
Date of execution: 12/15/2011
Country of origin of the institution: United States
Agreement: Establish actions to attract investments to the state of São Paulo and contribute to the dissemination of business opportunities in the state to members of WTC

Charlotte Regional Partnership
Date of execution: 04/16/2012
Country of origin of the institution: United States
Agreement: Attract investments to the state of São Paulo and Charlotte region and disseminate the activities of Investe São Paulo and the Charlotte Regional Partnership, aiming to stimulate the economic relations between the localities

Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA)
Date of execution: 06/20/2012
Country of origin of the institution: South Korean
Agreement: Attract investments to the state of São Paulo and South Korea and disseminate the activities of Investe São Paulo and KOTRA, aiming to stimulate the economic relations between the localities

Regions 20 Climate Action (R20)
Date of execution: 06/20/2012
Agreement: Establish joint actions to stimulate the promotion of investments in Green Economy and the economic relations between the regions represented by the parties

Portugal Global Trade & Investment Agency (AICEP)
Date of execution: 09/05/2012
Country of origin of the institution: Portugal
Agreement: Attract investments to the state of São Paulo and Portugal and disseminate the activities of Investe São Paulo and AICEP, aiming to stimulate the economic relations between the localities

Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
Date of execution: 09/05/2012
Country of origin of the institution: Japan
Agreement: International exchange program between employees from Investe São Paulo and JETRO

Banco de Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Brazil (BTMU)
Date of execution: 10/01/2012
Country of origin of the institution: Japan
Agreement: Attract investments to the state of São Paulo and disseminate the activities of Investe São Paulo and BTMU to stimulate the economic relations between the localities represented by the parties

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)
Date of execution: 01/28/2013
Country of origin of the institution: United Kingdom
Agreement: International exchange program between employees from Investe São Paulo and UKTI

Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brazil)
Date of execution: 02/14/2013
Country of origin of the institution: Brazil
Agreement: Technical and financial cooperation agreement with Apex-Brazil to map, identify and implement joint actions abroad, aiming to prospect investments to the state of São Paulo in three strategic segments: oil and gas, information and communication technology (ICT) and renewable energies - solar, wind and biomass

Korea Brazil Society (KOBRAS)
Date of execution: 02/25/2013
Country of origin of the institution: South Korean
Agreement: Attract investments to the state of São Paulo and disseminate the activities of Investe São Paulo and KOBRAS to stimulate the economic relations between the localities represented by the parties

Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA)
Date of execution: 04/08/2013
Country of origin of the institution: South Korea
Agreement: International exchange program between employees from Investe São Paulo and KOTRA

Brazilian-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce (BNCC)
Date of execution: 06/05/2013
Country of origin of the institution: Norway
Agreement: Attract investments to the state of São Paulo and disseminate the activities of Investe São Paulo and BNCC to stimulate the economic relations between the localities represented by the parties.

Portugal Global Trade & Investment Agency (AICEP)
Date of execution: 09/30/2013
Country of origin of the institution: Portugal
Agreement: International exchange program between employees from Investe São Paulo and AICEP

Brazil-Texas Chamber of Commerce (BRATECC)
Date of execution: 10/24/2013
Country of origin of the institution: United States
Agreement: Attract investments to the state of São Paulo and disseminate the activities of Investe São Paulo and BRATECC aiming to stimulate the economic relations between the localities represented by the parties

Italian-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (Italcam)
Date of execution: 11/06/2013
Country of origin of the institution: Italy
Agreement: Attract investments to the state of São Paulo and disseminate the activities of Investe São Paulo and Italcam to stimulate the economic relations between the localities represented by the parties

Toscana Promozione - Agenzia di Promozione della Toscana
Date of execution: 11/11/2013
Country of origin of the institution: Italy
Agreement: Attract investments to the state of São Paulo and disseminate the activities of Investe São Paulo and Toscana Promozione to stimulate the economic relations between the localities

CzechInvest - Business and Investment Development Agency of the Czech Republic
Date of execution: 11/18/2013
Country of origin of the institution: Czech Republic
Agreement: Attract investments to the state of São Paulo and Czech Republic and disseminate the activities of Investe São Paulo and CzechInvest to stimulate the economic relations between the localities

ICEX España Exportación e Inversiones
Date of execution: 11/26/2013
Country of origin of the institution: Spain
Agreement: Attract investments to the state of São Paulo and Spain and disseminate the activities of Investe São Paulo and ICEX to stimulate the economic relations between the localities

Bank of China
Date of execution: 01/15/2014
Country of origin of the institution: China 
Agreement: Attract investments to the state of São Paulo and disseminate the activities of Investe São Paulo and Bank of China to stimulate the economic relations between the localities represented by the parties

HSBC
Date of execution: 02/05/2014
Country of origin of the institution: United Kingdom
Agreement: Attract investments to the state of São Paulo and disseminate the activities of Investe São Paulo and HSBC to stimulate the economic relations between the localities represented by the parties

Chamber of Commerce of Ontario
Date of execution: 04/07/2014
Country of origin of the institution: Canada
Agreement: Attract investments to the state of São Paulo and disseminate the activities of Investe São Paulo and the Chamber of Commerce of Ontario to stimulate the economic relations between the localities represented by the parties

Invest Shenzhen
Date of execution: 04/24/2014
Country of origin of the institution: China
Agreement: Attract investments to the state of São Paulo and disseminate the activities of Investe São Paulo and Invest Shenzhen to stimulate the economic relations between the localities represented by the parties

Chamber of Commerce Brazil - Spain
Date of execution: 05/07/2014
Country of origin of the institution: Spain
Agreement: Attract investments to the state of São Paulo and disseminate the activities of Investe São Paulo and the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Spain to stimulate the economic relations between the localities represented by the parties

Brazilian Union of Trade Fair Promoters (Ubrafe)
Date of execution:06/02/2014
Country of origin of the institution: Brazil
Agreement: Disseminate the activities of Investe São Paulo and Ubrafe aiming to stimulate the promotion of investments and disclose information about major trade fairs in Brazil..

Banco Mizuho do Brasil
Date of execution: 06/03/2014
Country of origin of the institution: Japan
Agreement:  Attract investments to the state of São Paulo and disseminate the activities of Investe São Paulo and Banco Mizuho aiming to stimulate the economic relations between the locations represented by the parties.

São Paulo Convention and Visitors Bureau
Date of execution: 09/01/2014
Country of origin of the institution: Brazil
Agreement: Help industries and companies in the dialogue with Investe São Paulo or the São Paulo Convention and Visitors Bureau (SPCVB). Assist, along with companies related and associated with SPCVB or served by SPCVB, in the dissemination of the website Find a Business Partner, a service created by Investe São Paulo.

Câmara Portuguesa
Date of execution: 09/19/2014
Country of origin of the institution:  Portugal
Agreement: Establish joint actions aiming to promote investments and disclose the activities of both parties, as well as stimulate the economic relations between the regions represented by the parties.

Paris Region Entreprise
Date of execution: 11/06/2014
Country of origin of the institution: France
Agreement:  Establish joint actions aiming to promote investments and disclose the activities of both parties, as well as stimulate the economic relations between the regions represented by the parties.

Switzerland Global Enterprise
Date of execution: 11/10/2014
Country of origin of the institution: Switzerland
Agreement: Establish joint actions aiming to promote investments and disclose the activities of both parties, as well as stimulate the economic relations between the regions represented by the parties.

Offshore Energy.dk
Date of execution: 11/12/2014
Country of origin of the institution: Denmark
Agreement:  Establish joint actions aiming to promote investments and disclose the activities of both parties, as well as stimulate the economic relations between the regions represented by the parties.

ABA
Date of execution: 12/10/2014
Country of origin of the institution: Austria
Agreement: Establish joint actions aiming to promote investments and disclose the activities of both parties, as well as stimulate the economic relations between the regions represented by the parties. 

Banco Sumitomo Mitsui Brasileiro
Date of execution: 01/07/2015
Country of origin of the institution: Japan
Agreement:  Establish joint actions aiming to promote investments and disclose the activities of both parties, as well as stimulate the economic relations between the regions represented by the parties.

Division of Economic Development and Culture of the City of Toronto and Invest Toronto
Date of execution: 02/26/2015
Country of origin of the institution: Canada
Agreement:  Establish joint actions aiming to promote investments and disclose the activities of both parties, as well as stimulate the economic relations between the regions represented by the parties.

Dubai Investment Development Agency 
Date of execution: 04/12/2016
Country of origin of the institution: Arab Emirates 
Agreement:  Establish joint actions aiming to promote investments and disclose the activities of both parties, as well as stimulate the economic relations between the regions represented by the parties.

Chamber of Commerce of Lima
Date of execution: 06/16/2016
Country of origin of the institution: Peru
Agreement: Establish joint actions aiming to promote investments and disclose the activities of both parties, as well as stimulate the economic relations between the regions represented by the parties.

RVO
Date of execution: 06/20/2016
Country of origin of the institution: Netherlands
Agreement: Establish joint actions aiming to promote investments and disclose the activities of both parties, as well as stimulate the economic relations between the regions represented by the parties.

Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce
Date of execution: 07/08/2016
Country of origin of the institution: United States
Agreement: Establish joint actions aiming to promote investments and disclose the activities of both parties, as well as stimulate the economic relations between the regions represented by the parties.

Invest in Bavaria
Date of execution: 07/15/2016
Country of origin of the institution: Germany
Agreement: Establish joint actions aiming to promote investments and disclose the activities of both parties, as well as stimulate the economic relations between the regions represented by the parties.

Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce
Date of execution: 08/02/2016
Country of origin of the institution: League of Arab States
Agreement: Establish joint actions aiming to promote investments and disclose the activities of both parties, as well as stimulate the economic relations between the regions represented by the parties.

Agencia Argentina de Inversiones y Comercio Internacional
Date of execution: 08/02/2016
Country of origin of the institution: Argentina
Agreement: Establish joint actions aiming to promote investments and disclose the activities of both parties, as well as stimulate the economic relations between the regions represented by the parties.

Jafza
Date of execution: 11/09/2016
Country of origin of the institution: United Arab Emirates
Agreement: Establish joint actions aiming to promote investments and disclose the activities of both parties, as well as stimulate the economic relations between the regions represented by the parties. Furthermore, by means of the agreement, small and medium enterprises from São Paulo will be able to use offices in the Free Zone of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, to export their products to the Middle East, North of Africa and Asia. 

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