Shipping from Brazil to China

Brazil is located in South America and has a population of 214 million people. Brazil's main export product categories are agricultural products, fuels, mining products, machinery and transport equipment.

China belongs to Eastern Asia and its population is approximately 1.4 billion. China is one of the world's top countries by GDP. It is also among leading importers by value of imported goods. China's main import products are machinery, transport equipment, fuels, mining products and agricultural products.

Transport infrustructure and shipping connectivity

Brazil

Brazil is fairly well connected by sea and regularly serviced by major shipping companies. It has a well-developed rail infrastructure. Air freight does not appear to be particularly common for shipping goods from Brazil.

China

China has outstanding connectivity by sea and frequently serviced by many sea carriers. It has the largest rail infrastructures in the world and rail freight plays important role in country's cargo traffic. There is relatively large amount of air freight in China's cargo traffic.

Overview of shipping alternatives between Brazil and China

We were able to generate 5 shipping alternatives from Brazil to China by sea and rail/ multimodal transport. The fastest route involves sea transport and is expected to take about 34 days, including pre-carriage and last mile delivery.

The cheapest shipping alternative is by sea and has estimated transit time of about 35 days. Its emissions levels also seem to be fairly close to the greenest delivery method. The most environmentally friendly alternative involves rail/ multimodal transport and offers estimated transit time of 38 days. Transport costs involved in this delivery solution also appear to be on a feasible level.

1. Lowest cost shipping alternative

São Paulo

SantosBRSSZport

ShanghaiCNSGHport

Shanghai

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Freight rate index: 3 355
Transit time estimate: 35.25 days
CO2 emission index: 3 959

2. Shipping alternative with cost advantage

São Paulo

ItajaiBRITJport

NingboCNNBOport

Shanghai

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Road Freight

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Freight rate index: 4 771
Transit time estimate: 41 days
CO2 emission index: 5 575

3. Shipping alternative with transit time advantage

São Paulo

SantosBRSSZport

Busan (Pusan)KRPUSport

NingboCNNBOport

Shanghai

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Road Freight

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Other

Freight rate index: 4 532
Transit time estimate: 34 days
CO2 emission index: 4 023

4. Shipping alternative with transit time advantage

São Paulo

Punta ManzanilloPAMITport

QingdaoCNQINport

Shanghai

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Road Freight

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Freight rate index: 21 307
Transit time estimate: 39.9 days
CO2 emission index: 14 209

5. Environmentally friendly shipping alternative

São Paulo

SantosBRSSZport

Busan (Pusan)KRPUSport

NingboCNNBOport

NingboCNNINrail yard

ShanghaiCNSHArail yard

Shanghai

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Rail Services

Freight rate index: 5 417
Transit time estimate: 37.5 days
CO2 emission index: 3 908

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