Santa Catarina: Fast track for developmentThe fast economic development that distinguishes Santa Catarina is ensured by its excellent infrastructure. Its ports, highways, railroads and airports are among the best in the world. The state has the largest level of rural electrification in Brazil: 100%. Investments in new hydroelectric plants assure self-sufficiency on the generation of energy.
The Santa Catarina railroad network and the port area are also constantly receiving improvements and being expanded. Practically all the territory is covered by cellular and residential telephony. Broadband internet access is easily available.