A Closer Look at a Growth Engine

March 2, 2012 by Christoph Zeidler

Brazil is the fastest growing economy in the world. With a gross domestic product (GDP) of about 1,720 billion USD, Brazil was the eighth largest economy in the world in 2010. According to outlooks, Brazil should be the fifth largest economy in the world by 2015. In terms of population, it is the biggest country in Latin America and the fifth in the world.

SAP came to Brazil in 1996 and has three offices. The headquarters are located in São Paulo, and two district offices are in Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte. Additionally, SAP Labs Latin America opened in São Leopoldo in June 2006. The lab is not only responsible for the development of SAP applications, software localization and software support for the region, but is also in charge of SAP product support in North America and organizes training for SAP partners in Latin America.

To learn more about SAP’s engagement in Brazil, watch this video and check out our SAP Brazil Fact Sheet. For more information on SAP’s activities at CeBIT 2012, go to the event’s page on SAP.com and follow our Events Newsroom.

SAP.info will be reporting on CeBIT 2012 live from Hanover, Germany. Stay tuned.

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