“In Brazil, agribusiness encompasses the small, medium and large rural producers and brings together activities to supply goods and services to agriculture, agricultural production, processing and distribution of agricultural products to the final consumer”, stated Flavio Maluf, President of Eucatex, businessman and executive.
The responsibilities of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MALS henceforth) would include: administration of public policies to stimulate agriculture, furtherance of agribusiness, and the regulation of services linked to the sector. Flavio ensures food security of the country’s population and production of surplus for export.It would only improve by strengthening the national productive sector and accepting the insertion of Brazil in the international market. MALS organizes the policies of 28 Sector Chambers and 8 Thematic Chambers that concern the productive sectors of Brazilian agribusiness. Learn more about Flavio Maluf at InfoMoney
Flavio mentioned that based on surveys from Brazilian Supply Company there is favorable trade balance of agribusiness balance regarding external sales of soybean complex grains meal and oil. It is expected to reach 119 million tons, increasing by 4.2% on previous crop. Brazil’s total export in 2018 for the first 6 months was 72 million tons of soybean (Conab projection). exceeding by 5.6% from last year’s reports. He also stated the first half of 2018, Brazil shipped 46.27 million tons of grain generating revenues from the US of $18.43 billion compared to 2017. It increased by 5.2% in quantity, 10.6% in exported value and the average increased by 5.1%.
On July 13, 2018 the Secretariat of International Relations of MALS announced results for Brazilian agribusiness showing a decreased number of 0.7% from June 2018 compared to June 2017, equaling to $8.17 billion. Four other segments have a significant share in agriculture exports. The four segments include; forest products (14.4%), meat (8.3), sugar-alcohol complex (7%) and coffee (3.9%). The European Union (second largest destination market for Brazilian agribusiness exports in June) increased sales of soybean meal ($94.70 million), pulp ($60.36 million), orange juice ($35.40 million) and green coffee ($17.64 million). Overall, Brazil promises increased results of agribusiness based on reports of 2017 vs 2018.
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Workplace diversity brings growth, prosperity, and performance. Statistics have proven that a company that embraces gender-diversity and ethnically have high chances of performing better. The main reason being the company receives new business ideas and perspectives that make them grow. With such statistics, very few S&P 500 businesses have women in the C-level positions.
In the corporate world, many learned women struggle their way to hold high-level positions, but for one woman Susan McGalla she has managed to shines in the corporate world. McGalla was raised in a close-knit family and gives all the credit of her success to her family. Susan grew up sandwiched between two brothers and a dad who was a football coach. She was not given carefree life as a girl she had to work hard and fight for her things and position, and that’s a lesson she carried to her life making her achieve incredible high success holding high corporate positions.
McGalla career at American Eagle Outfitters started with all the executives being men, and she struggled her way out to become the company president. She later joined Wet Seal and held the position of chief executive officer, and on the process, she has given consulting services to a variety of corporations globally.
Susan then formed the P3Executive Consulting her company that deals with consultations on matters of talent management, marketing, operational efficiencies branding, and others. She also works at Pittsburg Steelers as the vice-president of the company creative development and business strategy departments. Susan McGalla is a board member at HFFInc; she was once a trustee at the University of Pittsburgh.
Susan was raised in East Liverpool Ohio and attended Mount Union College and got her business and marketing bachelor’s degree and started her first journey in the corporate world at Joseph Horner Company. She is also the board of advisors at the same college. She is well known for her views and openness on women empowerment and gives talks on how to get ahead in business and be targeted as professionals. Susan states that having confidence is the necessary key to gaining success.
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