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December 7, 2012

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The Brazilian government tip on the ports in order to return the exports more competitive

Announced a plan of investments for 26 billion dollars with the objective to increase the efficiency of the ports of call and to reduce the costs

The Brazilian government has announced the decision to invest 54,2 billion real (26 billion dollars) in order to modernize the national ports and to launch a program of measures in order to promote the modernization of the infrastructures and the harbour operativity that preview also the boosting of the private investments in the ports.

The program, than fisa investments for 31 billion real in period 2014-2015 and for ulterior 23,2 billion real in biennium 2016-2017, includes also the planning of the ability to traffic of the ports and the reorganization of the field of the logistics with integration between the several modalities of transport.

“We - the Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has explained taking part yesterday to the inauguration of the intense activities of potenziamento of the port of Itaqui - want to inaugurate a new era with the modernization of infrastructures and the management of the ports. We want to intensify the investments on the base of a partnership between the public sector and that private one, and want that this happens with an increase of the traffic of the goods. The objective of the program - it has emphasized - is that of having the greater possible handling of goods with the minor possible cost”.

“The Brazilian ports - it has continued Dilma Rousseff - manage 95% of the traffic of the goods in export from the Country and this demonstrates their great importance like ring of the logistic chain. Ports that operate in more efficient way, with inferior costs and a volume of greater traffic will contribute to return the Brazilian exports more competitive. More exports mean a greater production, more places of work, put up investments and a greater increase. Therefore we will have to intensify the planning in the harbour field to the aim to integrate it with the other modalities”.

To such fine the government has announced also investments for 2,64 billion real in order upgrading the street, railway and idroviarie ways of access of the 18 main ports Brazilian publics, of which 1,04 billion real allocated from the supplied quota and Ministry of Transportation remaining from the Brazilian States and the privately-owned companies.


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