Customs Strikes Disrupt Brazil Imports
(Journal of Commerce – Joseph Bonney)
Operations in most major Brazilian ports have been affected
Strikes by Brazilian customs officers are disrupting ports and slowing clearance of imports, maritime services provider Inchcape Shipping Services reports.
Industrial actions of varying lengths and degrees have affected operations in most major Brazilian ports, including Santos, Paranagua, Salvador, Manaus, Santarem, Santana and Itacoatiara. The customs officers are demanding better salaries and working conditions. Read more here.
Date: June 28, 2012