Brazil port and health authorities carried out a simulated ebola emergency at the port of Santos last week to help improve the response to the threat the disease poses at maritime ports of entry.
10 Dec 2014
The Brazilian port of Manaus will invest R$97 million (US 37.4 million) in automation at one container terminal and at a general cargo facility and buy new equipment after receiving private use status, exempting it from certain labor rules.
08 Dec 2014
Singapore-based Global Logistic Properties took a break from its rapid China expansion to partner with GIC in acquiring one of the largest logistics real estate portfolios in the US for $8.1 billion.
05 Dec 2014
Brazil’s trade deficit narrowed for the third month in a row in November as the economy continues to face headwinds.
01 Dec 2014
Eurasian Economic Union and Mercosur officials met last week to see how members could strengthen trade relations and increase the movement of goods between trade blocs.
29 Nov 2014
China is speeding up its process of ditching a two-year ban on Brazilian red meat with a resumption of imports expected before Christmas, said Brazil’s agriculture minister, Neri Geller. And Saudi Arabia is expected to resume imports of Brazilian beef by the end of this year.
21 Nov 2014
It’s not just Brazilian ports that are struggling to meet demand. Brazilian road and rail projects are also suffering from severe delays caused by bureaucratic red-tape.
12 Nov 2014
The Brazil-U.S. Business Council, which is affiliated with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, has signed a cooperation agreement with the Brazilian National Confederation of Industry to conduct studies on a potential trade agreement and report back to both governments on the results.
12 Nov 2014
Brazil's Special Ports Minister Cesar Borges has asserted that $1.095 billion) will be spent on the nation's ports sector before the end of 2015.
08 Nov 2014
Brazil's port managers and unions are uniting to try to keep the country's Special Ports Ministry separate from the Ministry of Transport.
31 Oct 2014
Booming refrigerated shipments have given a boost to containerized operations at Brazil’s Port of Pecem, which is operated by APM Terminals.