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Concentration And Internationalization Of Brazilian Agribusiness Exporters

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  • Jank, Marcos Sawaya
  • Leme, Maristela Franco Paes
  • Nassar, Andre Meloni
  • Faveret Filho, Paulo
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    By using an unprecedently disaggregated data set, this article analyzes rapid concentration and internationalization (the growing presence of multinational firms) in the agribusiness of Brazil in the past decade. This article: (1) analyzes the concentration of exports over the 1990s of seven subsectors; (2) analyzes internationalization, and mergers and acquisitions in these and other subsectors; (3) describes the managerial strategies adopted by firms to cope with the increased competition arising from concentration and internationalization; (4) discusses the particular conditions in each of the major subsectors; and (5) draws managerial and policy implications in an era of globalization.

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    Article provided by International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) in its journal International Food and Agribusiness Management Review.

    Volume (Year): 02 (1999)
    Issue (Month): 03/04 ()

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    Handle: RePEc:ags:ifaamr:34221
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    1. Walter Belik, 1994. "New trends and competitiveness in the brazilian food industry," Nova Economia, Economics Department, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Brazil), vol. 4(1), pages 131-153, November.
    2. John M. Connor, 1997. "Concentration And Mergers In U.S. Wholesale Grocery Markets," Working Papers 97-09, Purdue University, College of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics.
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