Minas Gerais, state, Brazil
Minas Gerais is located in Southeastern Brazil and it is the fourth largest state of the country. As the third largest economy in Brazil, Minas Gerais accounts for 10% of the national GDP. The state relies on a diversified production structure, mainly focused on agribusiness, intermediate goods, mining and services.
Minas Gerais plays a central role in agribusiness and medical areas and houses traditional Colleges of Agriculture, Biochemistry, Medicine and Pharmacy, besides important research, development and learning institutions.