Texfact of the week: The Brazilian composites industry
The Brazilian composites industry reports 9% revenue growth in 2013. As JEC further reports, for 2014, the sector revenues are expected to total 1,5 bn. US-Dollar, an 11.5% increase over 2013. This significant growth comes mainly from the building industry which accounts for 49 % of all composites consumed, ahead of transportation and sewage treatment. Wind and agriculture are also important markets for Brazil.