Brazilians have positive opinion of Latvia's cargo transit offer

Representatives from Brazilian port and logistics companies have a positive opinion of Latvia's cargo transit offers, pointing out that Brazil's trade with Russia and other CIS countries is increasing, therefore new cargo transportation routes have to be considered, the Transport Ministry informed the business information portal, cites LETA.

Last week, Transport Ministry State Secretary Kaspars Ozolins, Latvian Logistics Association CEO Kaspars Briskens, Freeport of Ventspils, Freeport of Riga and Riga Universal Terminal representatives visited the Port of Santos, several trade, transport and logistics companies and cargo owners in Brazil.

The visit offered the opportunity to present Latvia's advantages for cargo transportation from Brazil to Russia and other CIS countries, as well as the European Union, Northern Europe in particular.

While visiting port and logistics companies and taking part in a Latvian-Brazilian seminar on facilitating bilateral trade and logistics ties, the Latvian delegation presented the advantages of the Freeport of Riga, the Freeport of Ventspils and Latvian supply chains for Brazilian cargo transportation to and from Russia, the CIS countries and the EU.


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