International Transportation Analysis

U.S. agricultural exports benefit the U.S. balance of trade and compete for market share in the global market. Brazil is one of the most important U.S. competitors in the world oilseeds market. Brazil’s competitiveness in the world market depends largely on its transportation infrastructure and cost. Mexico is the third largest destination of U.S. agricultural exports after China and Canada. These market reports provide the latest transportation costs, volumes, and other market developments in Brazil and Mexico. Additional reports include a series of timely studies of the impact of Brazilian infrastructure improvements on the soybean world market shares, and Mexican transportation infrastructure improvements for livestock and meat.