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29 January 2020 | Infographic
Latin America and the Caribbean is endowed with abundant natural resources, but these are distributed unevenly. ECLAC supports effective and democratic governance of natural resources to achieve the aspirations of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
6 June 2018 | Infographic
ECLAC updates every year its ranking of container port throughput, which shows the cargo volume in containers in 120 ports of the region, based on data obtained directly from port authorities and terminal operators. In 2017 this activity rose 6.1%, with a total volume of approximately 50.6 million TEU. This infographic displays the first 20 ports of the ranking.
6 June 2017 | Infographic
ECLAC updates every year its ranking of container port throughput, which shows the cargo volume in containers in 120 ports of the region, based on data obtained directly from port authorities and terminal operators. In 2016 this activity fell 0.9%, with a total volume of approximately 47.5 million TEU. This infographic displays the first 20 ports of the ranking.
13 June 2016 | Infographic
ECLAC updates every year its ranking of container port throughput, which shows the cargo volume in containers in 120 ports of the region, based on data obtained directly from port authorities and terminal operators. In 2015 this activity grew 1.7%, with a total volume of approximately 48 million TEU. This infographic displays the first 20 ports of the ranking.
23 June 2015 | Infographic
ECLAC updates every year its ranking of container port throughput, which shows the cargo volume in containers in 120 ports of the region, based on data obtained directly from port authorities and terminal operators. In 2014 this activity grew 1.3%, with a total volume of approximately 47 million TEU. This infographic displays the first 20 ports of the ranking.
20 November 2014 | Infographic
Latin America and the Caribbean has plenty of natural resources, but historically the region has had diculties translating its wealth into long-term economic development processes.
13 October 2014 | Infographic
The countries of the region should invest 6.2% annually of their gross domestic product (GDP) in the 2012-2020 period –around 320 billion dollars- in order to close the existing gap between supply and demand of infrastructure. According to ECLAC, these investments in transport, energy, telecommunications and water and sanitation works help enlarge the coverage and quality of infrastructure services and foster the general welfare of the population.