IC Inteligencia Corporativa Ltda, doing business as Tradebrz was founded in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 2001, focusing its activities on trade promotion, business development and foreign direct investment FDI) attraction for U.S. states and international clients.
With a staff of five full-time, seasoned business advisors in market research and business development, IC has delivered more than 5,000 5gent distributor and market research projects across all industries in the past 22 years. Currently, Tradebrz represents the U.S. states of Florida and Maryland, as well as Northern Ireland.
Annually, Tradebrz delivers an average of USD $50 million in FDI announcements and assists in closing more than $35 million in exports sales to Brazil per year.
Fabio Yukio Yamada, founder and principal, has more than 36 years of experience in international business and negotiations, crafted in executive business positions at J&J, 3M, Du Pont, Chemical Bank, Assa Abloy, KSB and other companies and as an EMBA Professor of Strategic Planning in three business schools. Fabio is also General Manager for the Americas of a private equity fund based in Monaco (Castlepines) and works for PNC Bank in trade finance deals supported by U.S. ExIm Bank. Fabio is a Professional Electrical Engineer, holds an MBA degree from Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada) and has completed post graduate studies in Business and Finance in Japan and Brazil.
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