Connectivity with the neighboring countries and the rest of countries from the region is a development factor for Chile, this linkage is made by the current terrestrial connection routes, including port terminals, configuring this way international corridors, known in South America as bioceanic corridors. The idea is to contribute to developing the potential connection routes. Beyond the development of the necessary infrastructure, it also seeks to facilitate international traffic and commercial exchange between countries, uniting territories through efficient connections under an operating and regulatory framework in accordance with that purpose.
The Initiative for the Integration of Regional Infrastructure in South America (IIRSA) is part of the topics addressed in the Presidential Summit held in Brasilia 2000. It considers an Action Plan for the Regional Infrastructure of South America, with the participation of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Surinam, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Said Plan is based on prioritizing and coordinating investment projects of the countries to consolidate a logistics platform that enables connectivity, exchange, and complementary development, addressing the matters that help create the conditions for an effective use of the logistics to be consolidated.
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