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Landlocked Countries in South America

Transport System Challenges

  • Author: UN, ECLAC
  • Publication date: July 2009
  • Page count: 84
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 09.II.G.29

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This report analyses the current state of the landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) Bolivia and Paraguay. It analyses the traditional topics: infrastructure at national level and connectivity towards adjacent countries; the recent development in international laws and treaties; and cross-border operation. The report also evaluates the level of international transport costs and the potential impact on trade. It further presents the currently induced over costs in logistic chains, which pose an additional burden to the competitiveness of the countries.