Brazil to privatize more airports, railways for grains
BRASILIA, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Brazil's government will
announce the privatization of southern airports, including
Curitiba, in the second quarter of this year, according to
Adalberto Vasconcelos, head of the PPI government program tasked
with luring private investment in the country's infrastructure.
Vasconcelos told Reuters on Monday that the Ferrograo and
FIOL railway projects serving the central grain belt would be
ready for bidding this year or early in 2020. Miner Vale S.A.
and logistics company Rumo S.A. are also
expected to sign early renewal of rail concessions this year,
involving a commitment to new investments, he said.
(Reporting by Anthony Boadle and Jake Spring
Editing by Leslie Adler)
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