German President Christian Wulff is in Brazil on a three-day visit aimed at strengthening ties between the two countries and discussing mutual co-operation in science and technology.
Wulff arrived Wednesday accompanied by some 60 German business representatives interested in investing in Brazilian airports, seaports and urban transportation projects.
Brazil's Ambassador to Germany Everton Vieira Vargas told the government-run Agencia Brasil news service that Germans are also interested in investing in infrastructure projects for the 2014 World Cup that Brazil will host and the 2016 Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro.
Wuff arrived from Costa Rica where he met Tuesday with President Laura Chinchilla to examine bilateral trade, investment opportunities and environmental protection.
Chinchilla said in a news conference that the meeting was based on the three pillars and said both countries share the same values of democracy, the rule of law and open trade and economy.
Costa Rica reiterates its interest in learning the German experience in renewable energy and to open its doors to the German investment, especially for clean energy like solar and wind, said the president, who also highlighted the important role Germany will play in the approval process of the association agreement between Central America and the European Union, signed last year.
Before Costa Rica, the German delegation visited Mexico, an important trade and investment partner of the EU member.