Publish in Special Reports - Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Brazil, here represented by Guarulhus airport, has Latin America's third-worst air transport quality. (Photo: Mario Roberto Duran Ortiz)
Mexico a leader, Brazil a laggard in transport infrastructure.
BY LATINVEX STAFF
When it comes to transport infrastructure, Brazil continues to rank among the worst countries in Latin America and significantly behind Mexico, according to a Latinvex analysis of data from The World Bank, the World Economic Forum, the Central Intelligence Agency and various governments.
The Latinvex analysis looked at twelve key factors that measure a country’s transport infrastructure quality: The quality of ports, air transport, railway and roads; percent of paved roads and airport runways and the cost, time and documents required to export and import containers.
Brazil ranked second-to-last among 18 countries analyzed. Only Haiti has a worse overall transport infrastructure in Latin America.
Mexico, meanwhile, came in at ...
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Latin America Port Quality
Latin America Air Transport Infrastructure Quality
Latin America Railway Infrastructure Quality
Latin America Road Quality
Latin America Percent Paved Roads
Latin America Airports: Percent Paved Runways
Latin America Export Cost: Best & Worst
Latin America Import Cost: Best & Worst
Latin America Export Time: Best & Worst
Latin America Import Time: Best & Worst
Latin America Export Documents: Best & Worst
Latin America Import Documents: Best & Worst