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Cargo transporters question provisional presidential decree that established a minimum freight price

The Brazilian Cargos' Road Transportation Association (ATR Brasil) is asking the Federal Supreme Court to declare the unconstitutionality of Provisional Presidential Decree (MP) 832/2018, which instituted the industry's minimum price policy.

The theme is being discussed in the Direct Action for the Declaration of Unconstitutionality (ADI 5956), handed out to Justice Luiz Fux.

ATR members operate predominantly in bulk cargo haulage. In the ADI, the Association argues that, when responding to the claims of the autonomous truck drivers who led the national shutdown in May, the MP, in practice, "overturns" the economic activity of these companies, which use the services of the autonomous on a large scale.

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