Argentina's Transport Privatization and Re-regulation: Ups and Downs of a Daring Decade-long Experience
World Bank Institute, Governance, Regulation, and Finance, 1999 - Privatization - 23 pages
"Argentina's policy for reform of the transport sector has been a mix of competition in the market and, through concessions, for the market. Capacity has increased, demand has grown, and prices and services have improved. Public financing has not been eliminated but it has been drastically reduced"--Cover.
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Aires access roads allocated Argentina Argentinean ports average Belgrano Norte bidders bidding criteria Buenos Aires access cabotage Car-kms cargo challenge Chile collect tolls commitment competition concession contracts concession terms concessioning process concessions were awarded consortia costs demand demand response deregulation and privatization efficiency gains expected financing fiscal freight concessionaires freight concessions Freight services improvements since privatization inefficient infrastructure initial intercity passenger services investment obligations Macroeconomic maintenance market share Metropolitan railway concessions million Ministerio de Economia national roads November 1999 November Number of verhicles outcome Overall percent pilotage Policy Research port of Buenos private concession private operators private port private sector privatization and deregulation provinces public operation rail operators reduced rehabilitation Research Working Paper responsibility Revenue passengers road concessions service level service quality stevedores strategy Tabada tariffs terminal toll booths toll increase track traffic levels transport unbundling undertake users vertically integrated waterway World Bank