RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mining companies in northern Argentina are interested in establishing a rail corridor to transport their products to midwestern Brazil using Bolivian railroads, a route that would also benefit Chile, which now exports minerals to Brazil by sea around the southern part of the continent.
This would entail the rehabilitation of an unused section in Argentine territory, with a low investment.
The proposal emerged last week at technical meetings on the competitiveness of mining in the Argentine Salta province, and its development potential towards the state of Mato Grosso do Sul. The meeting was organized jointly by . . .