Freight in Minas Gerais goes against international trend with 60% being transported by truck

23 November, 2018

Belo Horizonte Tancredo Neves International Airport CEO Marcos Brandao stated (21-Nov-2018) that around 60% of Minas Gerais production goes to Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro by truck. He added: "This is onerous and hampers logistics in addition to going against international trends". Mr Brandao added that 40% of international trade is done via air freight, while it represents only 2% of total freighted weight. [more - original PR - Portuguese]