RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The volume of traffic in the Brazilian port sector fell by 3.29 percent in the first half of the year compared to the same period last year, when 513 million tons were handled, against 530.5 million tons during the same period in 2018. The balance with the sector figures was presented yesterday, September 26th, by the National Agency of Water Transport (ANTAQ).
In the first semester of 2019, private use terminals accounted for the handling of 337 million tons, recording a drop of 4.04 percent. Publicly-owned ports handled 176 million tons, a . . .