Despite Brazil’s predicted record corn and soybean crop this spring, labor regulations and rain delays have slowed both the harvest and movement to port, as well as loading, according to the U.S. Grains Council.
South America Infrastructure News
19 Mar 2013
On the vast plains of Brazil’s Matto Grosso, farmers of wheat and soy are enjoying productivity rates that exceed those of their counterparts in the United States. But freight costs in west-central Brazil are also 50 percent higher than on the Great Plains of North America, dramatically undermining Brazil’s productivity advantage.
16 Nov 2012
The International Air Transport Association urged stakeholders in the Latin American and Caribbean region to work together for safer and more efficient air transportation...
10 Oct 2012
The Panama Canal expansion project will create huge opportunities for countries throughout Latin America, but ports in countries from Argentina to Venezuela have a lot of work to do if they’re to take full advantage of the trade growth that will develop when the enlarged canal opens in 2015.
09 Oct 2012
SAN FRANCISCO - The global container trade will increase about 6 percent a year over the next five years, but marine term