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Its coast is formed by the Paraná de las Palmas River, Uruguay River and the River Plate. The region has approximately a third of the country's industries, totaling about 35% of the national production.
Through the ports of the region local production is mobilized, mainly oil and fish, either for export or local consumption.
The northern area of the country has an exit towards the sea through the ports on the Upper Paraná and Paraguay rivers. Corrientes, Barranqueras and Reconquista are the most used for significant movements of products involved in foreign trade.
These ports serve mainly the export of grain, vegoil, minerals, as well as the domestic traffic of fuel, chemicals and containers. In a 300 km stretch of the Paraná river, there are several ports and terminals which transfer cargoes from and to ocean going vessels.
These ports serve mainly the export of fruit, fish and minerals produced in the region.
This region of the country is in direct contact with the sea and along the Buenos Aires seaboard there are three sea ports which transfer cargoes to and from the region, mainly grain, vegoil, petroleum by-products and fish.
Fish, oil and coal are the main products exported from this southern region of the country.