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APM Terminals: Lack of major investments in Latin America

The simmering growth in Latin America is not supported through investments in ports and infrastructure, says APM Terminals, which is betting big on the region.

Latin America faces a riveting development. The population will grow significantly, and the same thing goes for the economy. In light of these facts, Christian Møller Laursen, Vice President and CFO, APM Terminals, is puzzled that investments in ports and infrastructure have not been matched by the industry.

According to Christian Møller Laursen (photo), the UN's latest projections for Latin America indicate that the population will grow 11 percent, to 690 million, by 2025 - almost 200 million more than all of the European countries combined.

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