Cargo activity in the Port of Santos, Brazil, Latin America’s largest port, set a new record in the period between January and November, 2005, despite the strong drop in imports in November.

    The data were announced Tuesday, January 3, by the Dock Company of the State of São Paulo (CODESP).

    Incoming and outgoing shipments totaled 66,186,303 tons, 5.66% more than in the first 11 months of 2004. According to the CODESP, exports gave the greatest impulse to port activities, accounting for 46,548,260 tons, 9.3% more than in 2004.

    Sugar was the main export item, responsible for 11.86 million tons, 17.74% more than in the period between January and November, 2004. Soy beans were second on the list: 7.28 million tons, up 30.57%.

    In November, 2005, in comparison with November, 2004, exports were up 6.52%, while imports fell 19.46%. Over the 11-month period beginning in January, 2005, imports amounted to 19,638,043 tons, as against 20,051,222 tons during the corresponding period in 2004, a decline of 2.06%.

    Agência Brasil

    Tags:

    • Show Comments (1)

    • d

      f
      ๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ˜ฎ :-* ๐Ÿ˜ฅ ๐Ÿ˜ฅ ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    comment *

    • name *

    • email *

    • website *

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

    Ads

    You May Also Like

    Weak Domestic Demand and Low Investment Make Brazil Ugly Duckling of LatAm’s Recovery

    Brazil will have to resist pressures for fiscal easing to sustain high primary surpluses ...

    Brazil Downplays Disputes with Argentina

    The trade disputes between Brazil and Argentina won’t harm the Mercosur negotiations at the ...

    Petrobras rig

    Brazil’s Petrobras Vows to Keep Expanding and Spending Throughout the Continent

    Brazilian government controlled oil and gas multinational Petrobras begins seismic surveying offshore Uruguay in ...

    Farewell to Arms

    Rio’s governor, Anthhony Garotinho has compared past governmental efforts to disarm the population to ...

    Brazil's Basic Sanitation, the Film

    The Brazilians and Their Intriguing Movies Are Back in New York

    From July 17 through 31, New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) will be ...

    May shit be with you

    Brazil sure needed an urgent stool test. By Arnaldo Jabor The frogs, Osmar’s mug, ...

    Brazil Celebrates Antidrug Week Burning 80 Tons of Drugs

    Brazilian President Luiz Inรกcio Lula da Silva will participate, today, in a ceremony at ...

    While China Rises the US Falls in Brazil and Latin America

    {mosimage}On May 23, 2005 the Al-Hayat newspaper from Beirut, Lebanon had an interesting article ...

    US State secretary Rice and Brazil Foreign Minister Celso Amorim

    Racial Discrimination and Ethanol in US State Secretary’s Brazil Agenda

    Condoleezza Rice, the United States Secretary of State, is traveling to Brazil and Chile ...