The Port of Itajaí (Port Code:BRITJ) is one of the main ports of Brazil and Latin America. It's located on the Itajaí-Açu river in the city of Itajaí, in the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina. In container handling, it's the 2nd largest port in Brazil; leads the ranking among exporters of frozen products. In imports, the main products are machinery, engines and equipment.
The land access system to the port is made up of BR-470, BR-101 and BR-486. It's administered by the superintendent of the port of Itajaí, the municipal authority of the prefecture of Itajaí. Its area of influence is made up of the states of Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul, Paraná, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul and São Paulo. Over the past few years, the main goods handled by the Port of Itajaí were: wood and derivatives; frozen chickens (largest export port in Brazil); ceramic; kraft paper; machines and accessories; tobacco; vehicles, textiles; sugar and frozen meat.