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

Roger Guenther
18 Apr 2014
Roger Guenther, executive director, Port of Houston Authority, discusses trade lane growth, specifically with Asia and South America, the renaissance in the energy sector, and planning for future expansions at the port.
20 May 2013
Zim Integrated Shipping Services will boost rates for all shipments on its trade from Asia to the east coast of South America, starting June 15.
20 May 2013
Brazil has amended its import regulations regarding bovine spongiform encephalopathy, paving the way for the ban on imports of breeding cattle and beef from the European Union to be lifted.
16 May 2013
U.S. manufacturing and agricultural exports to Colombia are on the rise, as the trade agreement between the two nations reaches its one-year mark, according to Acting U.S. Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis.
15 May 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will raise rates for all cargo and container types on three of its trade routes, as of June 15.
14 May 2013
Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores will modify the northbound rotation of its U.S. Gulf service by introducing a direct call at Cartagena, Colombia, in replacement of Caucedo, Dominican Republic.

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Roger Guenther, executive director, Port of Houston Authority, discusses trade lane growth, specifically with Asia and South America, the renaissance in the energy sector, and planning for future expansions at the port.