The Panama Canal Expansion Project

July 28, 2010 11:55 AM
 

gvincent@farmjournal.com

 

Panama Canal 625x250Photo: Courtesy of Panama Canal Authority/Expansion Program

TP Study Tour LogoU.S. agriculture and the Panama Canal have a mutually beneficial relationship. Grain and oilseeds originating in the U.S. account for nearly 6% of Panama Canal revenues. This makes up nearly 27% of total Canal cargo and 30% of its dry bulk vessel tonnage. Total cost of the Panama Canal expansion project: $5.25 billion.

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