Argentina: Shortage of diesel fuel hampers agricultural production

The shortage is serious, especially in the country's north, in the middle of the sugarcane, lemon, corn, and yerba mate harvesting season.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The seriousness of the situation merits a traffic light. Fadeeac, the Chamber that gathers transport business people, has painted Argentina's provinces from green to red to warn its members about the diesel shortage.

Eight of them deserve red because "there is very low or no supply in service stations". Another seven are in orange because they only authorize loads of up to 20 liters per truck, and four are in yellow, with up to 100 . . .

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