Rio State to See R$9B in Port Investments

By Andrew Willis, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The state of Rio de Janeiro is set to gain four new ports, with investments expected to reach roughly R$9 billion (US$4.5 billion). The moves are part of the Brazilian government’s wider plan to overhaul the country’s creaking port infrastructure, which also sparked dockworkers holding strikes last week over fears that the reforms could bring about job cuts.

Macaé, Maricá, Arraial do Cabo and the city . . .

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