Fiesp presents presidencies for development

Study aims to raise the pace of growth of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to 4.4% a.a. between 2025 and 2030

José Ricardo Roriz points out that Brazil needs to give companies “the investment capacity to generate good quality jobs”

Leaders of the São Paulo industry handed the two candidates to the President of the Republic, Jair Bolsonaro (PSL) and Fernando Haddad (PT), a study advocating the application of measures, starting in 2019, for a resumption of development in the country.

The study aims to raise the pace of Brazilian economic growth, leading to GDP expansion to the average of 4.0% per year between 2019 and 2024; and 4.4% a.a. between 2015 and 2030. Today it is at 1.4%, according to the forecast of the International Monetary Fund.

The implementation of this target will depend on the increase of investments to 22% of GDP and also on the increase of productivity of the economy, with the increase of the participation, mainly, of the transformation industry and the greater efficiency of the economy as a whole.


The proposals are in favor of the policy of attracting manufacturing industries to Cubatão, which is being led by Valdir José Coabianco, executive director of the Center for Integration and Business Development (Cide) and titular director of the Center of Industries of the State of São Paulo Paulo (Ciesp), in support of the City Hall, within the Cubatão – Factory of Oportunities Program.

They also meet the recommendations made by Cide / Ciesp Cubatão, through its working groups, in strengthening the region for the reception of these investments, a document delivered to the president of the Development Council of the Baixada Santista (Codesp), Pedro Gouvêa. They are lawsuits and contributions for development and improvement of the following sectors: Iron and Steel, Chemicals, Fertilizers, Oil / Derivatives, Services, Infrastructure, Tourism, Culture and social well-being.

The attraction of investments conducted by Cide Industrial Condominium for the implantation of transformation industries is one of the 11 themes of the program.

More jobs

In delivering the proposal, Fiesp-Ciesp’s acting president, José Ricardo Roriz, points out that Brazil needs to give companies “the investment capacity to generate good quality jobs, for families to have the power of consumption and quality of life, which should reflect a significant improvement in social indicators “. The document, entitled “The challenge of positioning Brazil at the wheel of development”, contains a set of analyzes and proposals that aim to contribute to the elaboration of a future vision for the Brazilian economy.

Tax Inssue

Some aspects are preconditions for achieving this goal. Roriz points out that without a development plan that corrects the structural problems of the Brazilian economy, which includes not only the fiscal question, but also all macroeconomic policy and other fundamental issues (infrastructure, credit, taxation, bureaucracy, technology, human capital etc).

The likely scenario is that of low economic growth in the long term and growing distance from the average level of income of developed countries, according to Sao Paulo entrepreneurs.


Source: A Tribuna newspaper