Amazon expands exports of cosmetics to the US

The company Pharmakos d'Amazon made its first export to the country after 16 years of existence.
09/02/2017 08h39 - Updated 9/02/2017 08h39
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The Federation of Industries of the State of Amazonas, through the Amazon International Business Centre (CIN-AM), It has supported and encouraged the business community Amazon to seek the internationalization of their companies and this month the Pharmakos d'Amazon, existing company in the regional market for 16 years held its first export, an achievement that was persecuted for over ten years by genuinely Amazon company.

The importing country was the United States, who started buying health and beauty products. Products shipped to the US, They were specifically shampoos, conditioners, liquid soaps, arnica and copaíba based medicines besides perfume.

The director of the company, Schubert Pinto Junior, They have been sent to the United States samples by mail, but this is the first time that a product was actually exported with documentation and legal procedures.
"Tirelessly participated in many courses, trainings, training and coaching offered by the RCN, by internationals projects CIN Network and always count on this support for adequasse in legally and could be an exporter. Our products are successful here in the region and more than fourteen Brazilian states, but today we can say that we are entering the international market ", said Schubert.

The Pharmakos produces for various segments, as a fragrance with aromatic bioactive of the Amazon rainforest; food specifically selection of spices, herbs, fruits, oils and scents and products phytocosméticos. "The company started with craftsmanship and today produces on an industrial scale over 53 products for health and beauty. It is with great joy that we are following this development ", said the executive manager of RCN-AM, Marcelo Lima.

innovative vision

Schubert explains that for the company to enter the foreign trade, I took two years of learning, search for knowledge and focus on the goal. He said that it was necessary to enable the opening of an office in Pharmakos American country, since it is a requirement, besides having all the required documentation and adequacy of the company's label in the US according to the American market.

"We did an extensive market research, We researched the existing drugs in the two largest pharmacies in the United States and now manufacture products that already exist on site, but with the difference of the Amazon and that we have achieved success ", He emphasized the director.

The businessman also revealed, when he participated in the fair in Dubai, a Beauty World Middle East, articulated by Rede CIN, the horizon opened in your mind and from then realized that Pharmakos could be in the international market.

"The RCN always alerted us to the importance of exporting, and often offered in the resource required to participate in fairs and missions that would open the doors. The difficulty of the local business community is concerned only with the regional and so, often we lose the opportunity to become an equally international company ", Schubert finished.

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