Abiquifi – Brazilian Industry Association of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient was founded in 1983 to represent and defend the pharmaceutical and API industry. At the beginning of 2010, it also represented companies engaged in the production of pharmaceutical adjuvants, non-active pharmaceutical inputs and service providers in the sector. Abiquifi and the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil) develop, in partnership, the project for the internationalization of Brazilian API and pharmaceutical sectors, called Brazilian Pharma and Health. The initiative aims to expand the participation of companies from Brazilian pharmaceutical and APIs productive chain into the international scenario, seeking to increase exports, technology transfer, investment attraction and the internationalization of the sector. It promotes actions in business intelligence, international marketing, prospective missions, building export capacity, international fairs, business rounds and trade missions directed to different target markets from all five continents.