Business Environment

In Minas Gerais, secretariats, public agencies and companies work synergistically to meet the demands in the implementation, establishment of partnerships and business expansion. Below are the main entities of the State Business Environment and what each one provides in services and facilities.

BDMG - Minas Gerais Development Bank

The Minas Gerais Development Bank (BDMG) is the state funding agent supporting public and private sector projects. The Bank has lines of credit for companies of all sizes and sectors and participates in investment funds linked to innovation and sustainability.

Cemig - Minas Gerais Energy Company

The Minas Gerais Energy Company (Cemig) is one of the most important groups in the electric energy sector of Brazil. It is the largest supplier of energy to free customers in Brazil, with 25% of the market. It also operates strongly with alternative sources of energy (solar and wind).  Cemig is a strategic partner for investors, whether supplying utilities or buying services and products needed in its projects.

Codemig - Company of Economic Development of Minas Gerais

The Company of Economic Development of Minas Gerais (Codemig) concentrates in three strategic lines: the mining, energy and infrastructure industry, high technology industry and creative industry. It manages 53 industrial districts that can be made available to investors, and has partnerships in project of special state interest.

Faemg - Agriculture and Animal Farming Federation of the state of Minas Gerais

The Faemg System (Agriculture and Animal Farming Federation of the state of Minas Gerais) focuses on agribusiness, a strategic sector that has grown about 480% in the last 13 years in the state.

Fapemig - Minas Gerais Research Funding Foundation

The Minas Gerais Research Funding Foundation (Fapemig) is the agency that promotes and fosters scientific and technological research and innovation in the state of Minas Gerais. It supports various projects through lines of credit, consultancy and training.

Fiemg - Federation of the Industries of the state of Minas Gerais

The Fiemg system (Federation of the Industries of the state of Minas Gerais), operates throughout the state and supports industries in Minas Gerais through a range of services, such as: qualification, sectoral studies, international business and industrial development.  

Gasmig - Minas Gerais Gas Company

The Minas Gerais Gas Company (Gasmig) is the only piped natural gas distributor in all the state, serving the industrial, automotive and thermoelectric sectors.

Jucemg - Minas Gerais Commercial Association

The Minas Gerais Commercial Association (Jucemg) administers the services of the Public Registration of Companies in the State. It is currently the fastest in Brazil: 9 days to open a company.

Sebrae - Brazilian Service Supporting Micro and Small Companies

The Brazilian Service Supporting Micro and Small Companies (Sebrae) is a private entity promoting competitiveness and sustainable development of micro and small sized enterprises, through a wide range of services, such as: qualification, sectoral studies, international business and investor development.