CADE

Performance Commitment Term - CADE

On November 13, 2007, ALL and CADE - Administrative Council for Economic Defense entered into a Performance Commitment Term - TCD, the purpose of which is to maintain the competitive conditions related to railroad and ancillary services in the concession areas operated by Ferroban, Ferronorte and Ferrovia Novoeste.

Any delation of a breach of contract in the TCD may be forwarded to CADE, through its institutional website (www.cade.gov.br) or to the following address: Setor Comercial Norte - SCN - Quadra 2 - Projeção C -CEP 70712-902 - Brasília - DF, Brazil. It can also be report by phone on the numbers (55 61) 3221 8599 - FAX: (55 61) 3221 8569.

Factors accounted for in the composition of fees

Concessionaires Ferroban, Ferronorte and Ferrovia Novoeste, Brasil Ferrovias have as policy to take the following factors in consideration when composing their rail transportation fees:

Spot Market:

  • Volume
  • Distance
  • Railroad infrastructure
  • Productivity of the stretch
  • Type of cargo

Contracted Market:

  • Volume
  • Distance
  • Railroad infrastructure
  • Type of cargo
  • Take-or-pay contract for the volume of cargo to be transported
  • Commitment to invest in terminals
  • Distribution of cargo throughout the year, balancing the crop and midcrop periods
  • Distribution of cargo in different origins and destinations to reduce bottlenecks and traffic jams
  • Average distance to travel
  • Financial capacity of the client

Statistic Measures

2Q07 and 3Q07 Quarters / 2007

4º Quarter / 2007

1º Quarter / 2008

2º Quarter / 2008

3º Quarter / 2008

4º Quarter / 2008

1º Quarter / 2009

2º Quarter / 2009

3º Quarter / 2009

4º Quarter / 2009

1º Quarter / 2010

2º Quarter / 2010

3º Quarter / 2010

4º Quarter / 2010

1º Quarter / 2011

2º Quarter / 2011

3º Quarter / 2011

4º Quarter / 2011

1º Quarter / 2012

2º Quarter / 2012

3º Quarter / 2012

4º Quarter / 2012