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.

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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.
23 Apr 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will hike rates for all cargoes on its trade from Mexico to Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Dominican Republic and Venezuela, starting May 22.
U.S. containerized imports from South America through January 2013. Source: PIERS.
18 Apr 2013
U.S. containerized imports from South America inched down 0.3 percent year-over-year in January to 68,580 20-foot-equivalent containers, according to preliminary data from PIERS, a JOC sister company.

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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.