Market Report, "Brazil Defence & Security Report Q1 2015", published

Recently published research from Business Monitor International, "Brazil Defence & Security Report Q1 2015", is now available at Fast Market Research

[USPRwire, Thu Dec 18 2014] The Brazilian defence sector is set to continue to be one of the most active and open for foreign players, both with regards to imported goods from more established countries, and its relatively unfettered export market. In addition, the government's emphasis on creating a self-sufficient defence sector over the longer term is resulting in an ever-increasing number of partnerships and joint ventures on various development programmes between Brazilian companies and their foreign peers.

At present, the domestic defence sector is comparatively well developed, particularly with regards to small firearms, ammunition and aerospace products, and relatively diverse. However, the armed forces and police force lack advanced maritime, surveillance and rockets/missile capabilities and are keen to expand these areas. This is not only resulting in a ramping up of imports relating to these segments, (from countries such as France, the US and Russia) but also fostering partnership opportunities, as companies such as Odebrecht and Embraer seek to develop their R&D capabilities via joint ventures (JVs) and development programmes with foreign companies predicated on technology transfers.

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The reason why these three segments are receiving particular attention at present is due to the following key drivers. First, the various sporting events Brazil's has hosted, and will host in the future, such as the Olympics, require a significant upgrade and expansion of the country's surveillance capabilities. The Olympics in particular presents an attractive terrorist target. Moreover, the frequent domestic uprisings seen over the past few years also contribute to this. Plus, in the wake of the controversy surrounding the discovery that the US' NSA were monitoring Governmental communications in Brazil, we anticipate a particular emphasis on the development and importation of cyber security software (Russia is keen to be a development partner on this project). In addition, the...

The Brazil Defence & Security Report features Business Monitor International (BMI)'s independent forecasts for national and international security, the defence industry, military expenditure, employment in arms production, and arms imports and exports, as well as examining industry trends and prospects, national and multinational arms producers and the regulatory environment.

BMI's Brazil Defence & Security Report provides professionals, consultancies, government departments, regulatory bodies and researchers with independent forecasts and regional competitive intelligence on the Brazilian defence and security industry.

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* Benchmark BMI's independent defence and security industry forecasts on Brazil to test other views - a key input for successful budgetary and strategic business planning in the Brazilian defence and security market.

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