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Brazil soybean
Thursday, July 17th 2014 - 06:24 UTC

Brazil looking ahead to another year of record grains crop: 192.5 million tons

 Soy, corn and rice take up 85% of the planted area and 91% of total production

Brazil which has become one of the world’s food powerhouses is forecasting a record harvest of 192.5 million tons of grains, up 2.3% over the previous period, according to the latest report from the Brazilian Stats and Geography Institute, IBGE.

Thursday, June 12th 2014 - 06:30 UTC

Brazil increases cultivation area and expects record grain harvest in 2014

Soybean, corn and rice are the main items making up 91% of the entire harvest

Brazil, one of the world's leading agricultural producers, expects a record grain harvest this year of 192.3 million tons, up 2.2% from 2013, the IBGE statistics agency said this week.

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014 - 05:37 UTC

Brazil anticipates lower soy exports because of a weaker Chinese demand

Anyhow the export volume is expected to reach 43 million tons

Brazilian soy crushing association Abiove said on Tuesday the nation would export 43 million tons of soybeans from this season's nearly harvested crop, down from its forecast of 44 million tons a month earlier due to weaker Chinese demand.

Friday, April 4th 2014 - 07:35 UTC

Brazilian congress strikes down new taxes on the domestic soy market

The country is the world's leading exporter of soybeans

Brazil's Congress struck down this week a proposal to impose new taxes on the internal soy market after fierce opposition from the country's agricultural sector. An amendment to apply a tax known as PIS/Cofins on soybean sales to some domestic buyers had been removed from a bill to simplify taxation of Brazilian companies abroad that was passed by the lower chamber late on Tuesday.

Thursday, October 31st 2013 - 03:49 UTC

Greater ports congestion forecasted in Brazil with record soy crop and delayed sugar shipments

“The real choke-point in Brazil’s infrastructure is the capacity to load grain at the ports”

Brazil’s delays loading soybeans for export may worsen in 2014 due to a bigger crop and as some grain facilities are used for sugar shipments, crop analyst Soybean & Corn Advisor Inc. said.

Thursday, October 17th 2013 - 21:09 UTC

New highway in clogged-Brazil opens more possibilities for grain exports

Last year ships in ports on the southern coast had to wait for 60 days to load grains

A highway, decades in the making, will finally open in Brazil offering a shortcut through the Amazon jungle to north-eastern waterways for the growing corn and soybean trade. The BR-163 highway connecting Mato Grosso state's soy belt to two key river ports will boost grain exports by some 3 million tons next year, offering a bit of relief to congested ports in the southeast, where most shipments originate.

Wednesday, July 31st 2013 - 06:00 UTC

Brazil’s next soybean crop expected to increase 9% to a record 89.1 million tons

Matto Grosso the country’s leading soybean producing state is expected to add another 592.000 hectares

Brazil’s 2013/14 soybean crop that starts planting in September is expected to grow by 9% under normal weather conditions to a record 89.1 million tons, local crop analyst AgRural said in a release.

Wednesday, July 10th 2013 - 17:35 UTC

Brazil’s research company which turned the country into world breadbasket turns 40

Mauricio Lopes, Embrapa's recently-appointed president

Embrapa (Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisas Agropecuarias) created tropical agriculture in Brazil, thus allowing the country to become the giant food producer it is today. Hailed for the work done in adapting soybeans to the hot, humid, acidic climes of the Cerrado savannah, where nearly 17% of the world's beans are now cultivated, the state-run research company is a national treasure.

Thursday, June 6th 2013 - 06:06 UTC

Brazil signs bill expanding private sector participation in the clogged ports

Chief of staff Gleisi Hoffmann said 12bn dollars in investments are in the pipeline

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff signed into law on Wednesday new regulations to make its ports more efficient and attract up to 12 billion dollars in investments as the country finally begins to tackle logistics bottlenecks hampering vast farm exports.

Tuesday, April 2nd 2013 - 20:15 UTC

Brazil’s boom crops expose port congestion and lack of infrastructure

Soybean production in one year jumped from 65 million to 82 million tons

Brazil’s soybean production has reached record levels this season which could make the country the world’s leading producer but port congestion and lack of storage capacity are impeding exports of soybean as producers fear losing international markets.

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