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On the economic potential of Joinville, the sixth city in Brazil that has grown the most in 10 years
According to data published in the institutional profile Joinville in Data 2014, consolidated by Perini Business Park, the economic potential of the largest city of Santa Catarina in terms of population is growing, being the sixth largest country in the last 10 years.
The region concentrates a strong industrial pole covering the sectors metalmechanic, plastics, textile, information technology, lumber, among others. Favorable to Joinville is the facilitated logistics structure served by five ports and four airports within a radius of 200 km.
The impacts of this growth fall directly on the entire chain of consumer goods and services in the region. We've put together the key data for you to check out.
Joinville in data:
- More than 546 thousand inhabitants, largest city of the state in number of inhabitants
- Less than 100 km from the four main ports of the region and next to BR 101 and the main highways that connect the country to Mercosur.
- Most important economic, technological and industrial pole of the state.
- Largest manufacturing park in the state with 1.8 thousand industries and 15.5 thousand trades.
- GDP of R $ 18.5 billion.
- GDP per capita of R $ 35.9 thousand.
- 21th best HDI (Human Development Index) of Brazil 0,809.
- Sixth city in Brazil that has grown the most in ten years.
- Santa Catarina's leader in the number of exporting companies and the second municipality of the state in exports (US $ 1.610 billion) and imports (US $ 1.824 billion) in 2011.
- Third largest ICMS collector in 2012.
- More than 183 thousand workers with a formal contract.
- Joinville is among the 100 best Brazilian cities to invest in business, appearing in the 56th position by the ranking of consulting Urban Systems.