February 14, 2010

Santos: South America's Largest Port

Santos is the largest port in South America. The port is an important part of the city and of Brazil as well. The majority of Brazilian exports are sent through the port in Santos, including coffee, steel, oil, bananas, cars, oranges, soybeans, cotton,... Santos is also one of the key locations for the cruise industry in Brazil, with ships leaving almost daily for Brazilian resort locations such as Ilha Bela, Rio de Janeiro, Fortaleza,... and international destinations as well. The port side of the city is also where the largest concentration of the city's problems with crime and drugs is.

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