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ICTSI Argentina begins receiving imports from China

ICTSI TecPlata port terminal has begun receiving imports from the Far East with the first shipment from China through a new Far East service from Evergreen.

ICTSI-TecPlata is the first and only greenfield container terminal in Argentina with modern and innovative facilities to serve both carriers and cargo owners. It is located on the south bank of the Rio de la Plata, close to the city of La Plata

 In turn, on the same ship and on the same service, TecPlata’s first export for China were loaded.   The exports were refrigerated containers from Frigorífico Gorina, a leading company in the export of meat in Argentina from La Plata. Part of the reefer cargo is destined for the port of Shanghai, and the rest goes to the port of Xingang. 

The new Evergreen service broadens the range of options for cargo traffic from / to the Far East which, added to operational advantages and lower terminal costs, positions TecPlata as one of the best port alternatives for Argentine foreign trade.

TecPlata continues to strengthen this position by adding new services. Recently, the terminal received import cargo from Brazil that was later transported to the La Plata Free Trade Zone, located just 5 km from the terminal.  Because of this, TecPlata seeks to develop and promote a logistics hub in the region, adding synergies with the La Plata Free Trade Zone, with the aim of reducing costs of Argentine logistics.

Within the framework of the economic challenge that Argentina is going through as a result of the global pandemic, TecPlata had already decided months ago to extend the term of free storage of cargo from 7 to 9 consecutive days and had updated its public tariff, reducing costs for exports. These measures were adopted to collaborate with Argentine importers and exporters.

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