DATA AS OF 3Q07 ( JULY TO SEPTEMBER )  

QUARTERLY AVERAGE TIME BETWEEN
THE END OF THE LOADING AND THE
BEGINNING OF HANDLING IN HOURS

QUARTERLY AVERAGE TIME BETWEEN
THE END OF THE LOADING AND THE
BEGINNING OF HANDLING IN HOURS
NOVOESTE BRASIL BRASIL FERROVIAS
 GOOD AVERAGE TIME  GOOD AVERAGE TIME
SUGAR                    47,11 SUGAR                                      35,37
LIMESTONE                    11,23 ALCOHOL                                      32,82
BRAN                    84,12 LIMESTONE                                      58,31
FUEL                    24,07 BRAN                                      21,50
GASOLINE                    67,71 GASOLINE                                      34,12
IRON ORE                    19,68 DIESEL OIL                                      34,20
DIESEL OIL                    75,93 VEGETABLE OIL                                      22,84
VEGETABLE OIL                    23,49 SAND                                      17,02
SOYBEAN                    38,29 SOYBEAN                                      17,97
REBAR                    20,44 WOOD                                      50,45
INGOT                    17,12 CORN                                      16,90
WHEAT                    62,78 FERTILIZERS                                      39,85
MACHINERY AND EQUIP.                     1,00 Overall total                                     22,92
OTHER GOODS                     2,04
FINISHED STEEL PRODUT FOR EXPORT                    61,84
Overall total                   34,57
DATA AS OF 3Q07 ( JULY TO SEPTEMBER )
QUARTERLY AVERAGE TIME BETWEEN
THE END OF THE LOADING AND THE
BEGINNING OF HANDLING IN HOURS
QUARTERLY AVERAGE TIME BETWEEN
THE END OF THE LOADING AND THE
BEGINNING OF HANDLING IN HOURS
NOVOESTE BRASIL BRASIL FERROVIAS
GOOD AVERAGE TIME GOOD AVERAGE TIME
OTHER GOODS                    11,19 SUGAR                                      24,48
CONTEINER LOADING                    12,16 SUGAR                                      31,20
INGOT                    16,78 ALCOHOL                                      15,56
DOWEL                    19,40 BAUXITE                                      25,47
REBAR AND BARS                    19,64 LIMESTONE                                      30,20
CORN                    21,78 CEMENT                                      28,52
ALCOHOL                    22,79 CONTEINER LOADING                                      15,83
IRON ORE                    23,67 BRAN                                      16,61
LIMESTONE                    24,36 FERTILIZERS                                      24,97
ALCOHOL                    27,60 FERTILIZERS                                      24,21
SOYBEAN                    31,66 GASOLINE                                      29,94
SUGAR                    34,64 WOOD                                      25,27
ULEXITA                    35,41 CORN                                      16,45
VEGETABLE OIL                    45,22 DIESEL OIL                                      32,53
BRAN                    51,40 VEGETABLE OIL                                      18,90
SAND                    57,89 SOYBEAN                                      21,00
DIESEL OIL                    59,71 SORGHUM                                      25,34
GASOLINE                    62,67 WHEAT                                      18,83
STEEL PRODUCTS                    94,88 Overall total                                     22,22
Overall total                   32,58