The headline from Savannah is impressive. In the first six months of 2019, Gulfstream Aerospace delivered 25% more bizjets than the year before – 50 units, up from 37 in H1 2018. Additionally, H1 revenues from the General Dynamics aerospace division – including both Gulfstream and Jet Aviation – increased by 17.3% to USD4.332 billion, although earnings fell slightly by USD73 million.
The Embraer midsize twin Praetor 500 received regulatory approval from the FAA and EASA on 30 September, having first received certification from Brazil’s ANAC on 13 August. The Praetor 500 is an upgraded version of the popular Legacy 450, offering greater fuel capacity, new winglets and performance enhancements. The aircraft was unveiled, along with the larger Praetor 600, at the NBAA-BACE in 2018.
Last Monday, September 16th, it was held in Belo Horizonte the event “IOP MEETINGS”, which discussed the future and opportunities in the energy sector in Brazil, with the participation of Paulo Brant (vice governor of Minas Gerais) and Almirante Bento Albuquerque (Minister of Mines and Energy of Brazil).
Brazilian government, with the objective of privatize, is negotiating Cellulose Terminal of the country’s main port, generated from the largest exporter of cellulose in Latin America, Klabin S/A. Paranaguá Port is the main port of the country, as one of the largest cellulose export terminals in Latin America.
Brazilian Verifiers gathered last week at Felsberg Advogados in São Paulo to discuss new trends and opportunities within the green bond market. Matteo Bigoni, Climate Bonds new Head of Certification, led the Roundtable outlining key features of Climate Bonds Standard Certification Framework, Taxonomy and Sector Criteria.