Brazilian reactivated port will export 6000 tons of sugar to Uruguay
The port terminal in the city of Porto Murtinho in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, will be reactivated on October 20th.]
The port will drain about 6 thousand tons of sugar from Brazil to Uruguay, down the Paraguay river. Without operating since 2004, the port resumes its activities after investment of R$ 1 million.
According to spokesperson for the governor of Mato Grosso do Sul, Reinaldo Azambuja, reactivation offers entrepreneurs an alternative flow channel through the Paraguay River for state production.
The goal is to reduce by half the cost of transport of regional products to other countries. According to the Port Agency of Porto Murtinho, the resumption of operations will heat the city’s economy, generating 80 direct jobs and 200 indirect jobs.