Guatemala: Worries about high maritime tariffs

Maritime shipping rates for cargo have no gone down despite the reduction in the price of oil on the international market, according to importers and exporters.

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

According to prensalibre.com, "Jean Paul Brichaux, executive director of the Council of International Transport Users of Guatemala (Cutrigua), explained that the shipping agencies increased their rates between May and August to up to $700.

According to the director of Cutrigua, the $80 difference in the price of oil from July ($147) to October ($60) should be reflected."



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