South America Trade & Logistics

Between 1986 and 2010, Latin America's share of global exports increased from 4.4 percent to 6.9 percent, according to the World Bank, but underdeveloped infrastructure places even its fastest-growing nations — Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Peru — at a competitive disadvantage.

News & Analysis

31 Mar 2014
It’s not fiesta time for shippers or carriers south of the border — south of the Panama border,
Container ship at the Port of Santos, Brazil
02 Oct 2013
Carriers are ready to deploy more mega-ships in the Latin American trades, but ports there may not be prepared to handle them, Juergen Pump, senior vice president of Hamburg Sud North America, told the South Carolina International Trade Conference.
30 Sep 2013
Trade barriers between the European Union, Costa Rica and El Salvador will be lifted on Oct. 1...
Map showing Buenaventura, Colombia
18 Sep 2013
International Container Terminal Services and PSA International have signed an agreement to jointly develop, construct and operate a container port and its ancillary facilities...
13 Sep 2013
Bremen-based forwarder Röhlig Logistics has acquired 100 percent of its South American agent Procargo.
Brasil Terminal Portuario at the Port of Santos.
30 Jul 2013
The Brazilian Institute of Environmental and Renewable Natural Resources has issued an operating license to Brasil Terminal Portuario, officially opening the new terminal.