Brazil, a vast South American country, stretches from the Amazon Basin in the north to vineyards and massive Iguaçu Falls in the south. With a coastline of 8.500 navigable kilometers, Brazil has a very large port sector that is responsible for more than 90% of the country’s total exports and imports.
The most important Brazilian ports
Porto de Santos, located in the city of Santos-SP, this port is the largest in Brazil and one of the busiest in Latin America. The port is also responsible for 28% of Brazilian foreign trade. Among the most marketed products at this port are sugar, soy, containerised cargo, coffee, corn, wheat, salt, citrus pulp, orange juice, paper, automobiles and alcohol.
Vitória is the capital city of Espírito Santo state in southeast Brazil. It's known for sandy beaches like Camburi and Curva da Jurema. Among the main products that circulate through the Porto de Vitória are steel products, soluble coffee beans, cocoa, cereals, marble and granite, iron, pig iron and bulk.
Porto de Paranagua, as the second largest Brazilian port, it mainly receives ships from United States, China, Japan, South Korea and Paraguay. It’s the largest Brazilian port exporting agricultural products, with emphasis on soybeans and soybean meal.
Rio de Janeiro
Located on the West coast of the famous Baia de Guanabara, the Porto de Rio de Janeiro is administrated by the Companhia Docas do Rio de Janeiro. Rio de Janeiro’s is one of the busiest ports in the country in terms of value of goods and tonnage.
Porto de Itaqui, is located in the city of São Luís, the capital of the Northern Maranhão state.
Itajai and Navegantes are located across from each other, on Rio Itajai. Itajai is bigger than Navegantes, and official offices for the port (Customs, Immigration, Port Captain) are in Itajai.
Container shipping from China to Brazil
China forwarding to Brazil. Sea freight service from China main ports to Santos, Vitoria, Paranagua, Rio de Janeiro, Itaqui, Itajai/Navegantes, Sepetiba, etc.