Argentina’s grain transporters lift strike after an agreement on the freight rate

The Federation of Argentine Transporters (Fetra) lifted the strike as a result of a negotiation within the scope of the Ministry of Transport in which it achieved a 20% increase in the national tariff for the transport of grains, cereals and oilseeds applied immediately and a next meeting in the first half of next May to review that increase, according to a statement released on Friday.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentine grain transporters lifted this Friday the strike that started last Monday, in the middle of the heavy harvest, after achieving an update of the freight reference rate because of the increase in the price of diesel oil and a commitment to supply this fuel.

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