Argentine truckers block corn exports at Bahia Blanca port

Throughput at Bahia Blanca has increased by 30 percent in the last month, due to the drought on the Paraná River, which is affecting operations at the northern Gran Rosario ports.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The port of Bahia Blanca, in the south of Argentina's Buenos Aires province, has been blocked for the sixth consecutive day by a group of truckers demanding fixed freight rates. According to local press reports, corn exports at the port have come to a standstill.

According to the newspaper La Nación, the throughput at Bahia Blanca has increased by 30 percent in the last month, due to the drought on the Paraná River, which is affecting operations at the northern Gran Rosario ports.

According to the newspaper, the protesters prevented the trucks from driving . . .

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