The Determinants of Transport Costs in Brazil's Agribusiness
Caixeta Filho, José Vicente
This presentation discusses the shape of present Brazilian transportation system as a crucial sector for the competitive success of the entire agricultural sector and market transport infrastructure needs. The document covers an introduction to the dynamics of cargo transportation in Brazil, the main variables affecting agricultural road freights, and the logistic expectations of the market. This presentation was prepared for the Latin America/Caribbean and Asia/Pacific Economics and Business Association (LAEBA)'s 4th Annual Meeting held in Lima, Peru, on June 17th, 2008.