Argentina Freight Transport Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Argentina Freight Transport Report

Argentina Freight Transport Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Argentina Freight Transport Report
Published Dec 05, 2015
65 pages — Published Dec 05, 2015
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BMI View: Argentina s freight sector will witness a turnaround in ---- following negative growth in ---- on the back of currency constraints and a dim economic picture. The likelihood of currency devaluation in ---- and the installation of a business friendly president will make exports more competitive and increase the country s attractiveness as an investment destination. ...This will come even as the government enacts a devaluation of the peso. In addition, improving employment conditions will boost consumer purchasing power and lead to an uptick in household spending despite the inflationary effects of devaluation after a new government takes office in order to boost the competitiveness of Argentine exports. We forecast Argentine economic growth to accelerate to -.- in ----, from our forecast of -.- in ----. ...Air freight will continue to occupy a small portion of the freight mix given its unsuitability as a freight mode for Argentina s heavy industry weighted export basket.

...� Business Monitor International Ltd Page - will increase in ---- and continue on a positive trajectory in the medium term in line with a positive turn in consumer demand. We forecast air freight volumes to increase by -.- to ---,--- tonnes. Overall we believe that road freight will continue to be the dominant mode in Argentina. However, the time considerations and high costs mean that over the longer term, as the rail networks are expanded and improved, there will be incremental erosion in truck haulage s market share, as lower costs and greater rapidity of delivery offered by the rail freight sector will attract additional supply chain interest. Meanwhile, subdued consumer spending outlook and persistent strike action will continue to weigh on the airfreight sector, which will retain its negligible share of the freight market. ...However, the time considerations and high costs mean that over the longer term, as the rail networks are expanded and improved, there will be incremental erosion in truck haulage s market share, as lower costs and greater rapidity of delivery offered by the rail freight sector will attract additional supply chain interest. Meanwhile, subdued consumer spending outlook and persistent strike action will continue to weigh on the airfreight sector, which will retain its negligible share of the freight market.

...A ---hour strike staged by transport workers in the Argentine capital city of Buenos Aires on June - affected bus, train, plane and underground transit services in the city. The transport unions were joined by a number of smaller unions, which disrupted waste collection, freight transport and port activity. ...

  
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