Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Argentina
Commodity Group
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Commodity
Grains, oilseeds
Date
01/11/2017
Policy Category
Trade
Policy Instrument
Export promotion
Description
Ordered a 30 percent cut in docking fees (which represent about 30 percent of total port expenses incurred by exporters) in the country\'s main grains/oilseed export port.
Notes
Government officials announced a 30 percent cut in docking service fees in the port of Rosario – the port that accounts for about 80 percent of the country’s agricultural exports. The measure is aimed at reducing the costs of producing and exporting grains. Reportedly, docking fees represent about 30 percent of total port expenses incurred by exporters.