Uruguay’s largest free zone operator Zonamerica SA, which hosts over 350 companies, plans to break ground on more than $100 million in real estate projects through next year as it bets stressed global supply chains will boost the country’s appeal as a regional hub.
For the first time ever, farmers the world over — all at the same time — are testing the limits of how little chemical fertilizer they can apply without devastating their yields come harvest time. Early predictions are bleak.
Texas’s economy took a more than $4 billion hit in April after Governor Greg Abbott’s order to ramp up on security at the border resulted in shipping delays and bridge blockades, according to a new analysis.
Grocery stores in some parts of the U.S. are expected to run out of certain perishable goods Easter weekend because of a Mexican truckers’ blockade that has stranded millions of dollars worth of fresh produce.
A Mexican truck blockade at a key Texas bridge is diverting U.S.-bound cargoes to far-flung crossings, worsening shipping snarls and raising the specter of delivery disruptions for everything from avocados to auto parts.
The $5.25 billion expansion of the Panama Canal doubled its capacity in 2016, allowing the world’s largest cargo ships to sail more easily to America’s East Coast from Asia. Now, one of those giant vessels has been stuck near the U.S. capital for more than a week.
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