Brazil Freight Transport Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Brazil Freight Transport Report

Brazil Freight Transport Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Brazil Freight Transport Report
Published Aug 15, 2015
74 pages — Published Aug 15, 2015
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BMI View: Despite a subdued outlook for Brazil s economy, we expect steady increases in mining and agricultural output will ensure tepid growth in freight volumes in the coming years. We caution that a more robust expansion will be prevented by a slowdown in the consumer sector, weak global commodities and a lacklustre external picture. ...These forecasts are below Bloomberg consensus estimates for a -.- contraction in ---- and growth of -.- in ----. Major headwinds to private consumption and a slow resolution of the corruption scandal at national oil company Petrobras will be the primary driver of the slowdown, with unemployment reaching ten year highs and the country s investment attractiveness significantly deteriorated. Nevertheless, outlook for trade is supportive for the freight sector, as despite lower prices, demand levels for grains and mining output remain elevated. ...The majority of railway network capacity will be used to transport mining and agricultural products, for example iron ore and soybeans, from the interior of Brazil to major seaports for export. Rail freight will also maintain its portion of the total freight mix in ----, at --.- , a meagre increase from ----, when it accounted for --.- of the total freight pie.

...A cumulative lack of transport infrastructure investment, meaning that the state of Brazil s roads, airports and ports is often inadequate for demand. Poor road conditions in particular cause delays, congestion and high trucking costs. ...Poor road conditions in particular cause delays, congestion and high trucking costs. According to private sector lobby group the National Transport Confederation three- quarters of Brazil s highways are in a bad condition. The country s port sector struggles with regular work stoppages due to labour disputes. ...Global rebalancing pressures will continue to weigh on Brazil s external accounts in the coming years. In light of a poor business environment, weak consumer confidence and a lacklustre external environment, there is little upside for Brazilian

...Brazil s location on the Atlantic coast of South America allows it to meet its trading needs with important markets in Europe and the Americas. Proximity to the Panama Canal enables access to China and other Asian markets. ...

  
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