Business and Investment in SC



Papel e celulose2The Santa Catarina paper and pulp industry accounts for approximately 7% of this sector in Brazil. The state is a leader in the production of long-fiber paper, such as multi-ply, which is used for cement sacks, as well as papers used for manufacturing boxes.

Santa Catarina is the largest exporter of paper/kraftliner card for covering in Brazil. In addition, the state hosts branches of the corporation that is the largest producer, exporter and recycler of paper in the country.


  • 395 companies (2011)
  • 19.7 thousand workers (2011)
  • 5.2% of Manufacturing Value Added in SC (2011)
  • 2.1% of Santa Catarina exports, US$ 188 million (2012)

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