Brazil’s logistics sector braced for higher costs amid soaring fuel prices


Around the world, the war sparked by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has ignited concerns about disruptions to global logistics and supply chain operations. Much of the worry is caused by oil price shocks, as well as interruptions to cargo transport in and out of the two warring countries.

In the first week of the conflict, major shipping firm Maersk warned that the turmoil in Eastern Europe has “a global impact, not limited to trade with Russia.”

In Brazil, however, the effect on the logistics sector is still diffuse. “The impact [of the war] has been low so far,” said…

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