Grace Fan

Director, Brazil/Latin America Research

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Navigating the choppy seas of the new Ports Law


Brazil’s new Ports Law – signed into legislation by President Dilma Rousseff on 5 June after a bitter congressional fight – was enacted with the aim of making the country’s long-suffering ports system more competitive and luring R$54 billion (US$23.8 billion) in private sector investments in the next five years. Although the new law is an important step forward for private port operators as well as related industrial and agribusiness firms, it also increases federal government...

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