16/06/2016 17h57 - Updated 16/06/2016 17h57

Japanese Consulate participate in debate on viability of the Manta-Manaus axis

The shaft can reduce by 25 days the transport of goods between Manaus and Asian countries.
Photo: Press Release / ALEAM
Photo: Press Release / ALEAM

Complimentary visit to the Amazonas Legislative Assembly (hazard), this Thursday (16), Japan's new general consul in Manaus, Shuji Goto, He reported that participate in the discussions on the Manta-Manaus axis, connecting the Amazonas capital to the Pacific, and can reduce up 25 days the transport of goods between Manaus and Asian countries, compared to the Panama Canal.

The subject was discussed at a meeting with the president of Aleam, Mr Joshua Neto (PSD), and eight Amazonas state legislators. Investments in the State, recovery of the industrial pole of Manaus, and oTorneio Olympic Arena in the Amazon in August were also meeting agendas.

After meeting, Joshua Neto reported that a possible partnership with Japan, to enable the shaft Manta Manaus, It was presented at the meeting, and must go through further discussions studies. But if you have the support, not only of the Japanese as other Asian countries, It will be very good for the Amazon, and Brazil.
About the subject, Consul Shuji Goto, He said he will learn about the details of the project, and participate in meetings Aleam to treat on the subject. "We were invited to attend more meetings, and we listen to better understand the project ", Goto said through his interpreter, Deputy Consul General, Takahiro Iwato, who accompanied him on the visit.

President Joshua Neto reminded of the important contributions that the Japanese have made over the years 90 not Amazonas, as jute cultivation adjustments and the state mauve, and they do today through 40 companies located in the industrial center of Manaus, and with contributions from the first school bilingual, Japanese language Brazil, Amazon not installed.

"It's great estreitarmos this kind of relationship with the Japanese people who both spent primary production experiences and brought to the Amazon major product factories are exported to the whole world", said.

On the industrial hub, Shuji Goto the consul said that despite the crisis, there is a great hope on the part of Japanese companies here in relation to recovery of the Brazilian economy.

According to the Deputy Consul General, Takahiro Iwato, Amazon has drawn more attention from Japanese since the disclosure that some games will be held in Manaus, the Amazon Arena in days 4 e 7 of August. According to him, in addition to the Japanese selection, who will compete in Manaus the first phase of the Olympic Games in the Amazon Arena, next to Nigeria and Colombia, many Japanese come to Manaus attend the event.

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