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Impactos da carência de investimentos na logística pública de transportes para o agronegócio: discussão teórica e evidências para o caso brasileiro


  • Ricardo S. Martins


  • Mauro Borges Lemos


  • Luiz Alberto Cypriano

    (Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Paraná)


This article aimed to elaborate a reflection concerning the impacts of the insufficiences of investments in the Brazilian public logistic of transports and to search evidences of the impacts in the markets of transports logistic services, in the scope of the agribusiness. One understands that the Brazilian agribusiness forms an intensive set of activities in logistic, being, therefore, seriously wronged for the lack of public logistic, especially in that with respect to the transportation systems, that can be disclosed on provision lack, congestions of transport nets. The article emphasizes aspects of the formation of the freight rates in the markets, among sectors without an understandable linking and regions, enhancing aspects of localization, income, consumption and sistemic competitiveness. One conclusion of the article is that the enterprise solutions for the bottlenecks may have the effect to changed themselves into force for the concentration in the commercialization sector. In general, logistic public of transports consists in a strategical characteristic for the growth of the activities of the agribusiness with possibilities of expansion in the Center-West, North and Northeast areas.

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  • Ricardo S. Martins & Mauro Borges Lemos & Luiz Alberto Cypriano, 2005. "Impactos da carência de investimentos na logística pública de transportes para o agronegócio: discussão teórica e evidências para o caso brasileiro," Textos para Discussão Cedeplar-UFMG td262, Cedeplar, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais.
  • Handle: RePEc:cdp:texdis:td262

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    Transportation Systems; Logistic; Agribusiness;

    JEL classification:

    • L98 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities - - - Government Policy
    • R11 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes
    • Q13 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agricultural Markets and Marketing; Cooperatives; Agribusiness

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