“It is Observed Decline in Containerization in World Trade”

ECLAC’s specialist, Ricardo Sánchez, in an interview with MundoMaritimo of Chile, reveals an innovative approach on the stagnation in the movement of containers in Latin America, consistent in that the proportion of commodities is higher than the 20 years ago, fact that generat the use of fewer containers, which leads to rethinking the previous trend that all the growth of the container was explained by trade, by technological change. Today not anymore: there are other factors that make that be reduced by what we can expect that we do not have growth rates of the containers as spectacular as we had 10 years ago. This reaffirms the so repeated position of Latinports of the need to rethink the port business.

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