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Montevideo, September 28th 2023 - 01:03 UTC



“Brazil needs fertilizers to help feed the world, we can't condemn Russia” admits Bolsonaro

Wednesday, July 27th 2022 - 09:45 UTC
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Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro reiterated his opposition to economic sanctions against Russia and described the Brazilian government's position in the Ukrainian conflict as one of “equilibrium” since Brazil needs a steady supply of Russian fertilizers for its powerful agribusiness sector. Read full article


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  • Brasileiro

    This idiot named Bolsonaro closed the only three nitrogen fertilizer factories that Brazil owned and sold to the Russians the fertilizer factory that was in the final stages of construction that would give us self-sufficiency in fertilizers. Factory located in MS and currently closed!

    Jul 27th, 2022 - 02:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • imoyaro

    Which means the Russians can sell you fertilizer. What's wrong with that, Brasso? You like doing business with Russia, am I right?

    Jul 27th, 2022 - 07:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    I like to do business with every country in the world. However, Asian countries do not impose as many restrictions on trade as Europe and North America do.

    Also, Russia does not pay us in dollars. What a significant advantage.

    Jul 27th, 2022 - 09:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Argentine citizen

    @Brasileiro, Rusia can pay With gold Bars.. wich is better than U$D or other fiduiciary currencys

    Jul 28th, 2022 - 03:29 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pugol-H

    So, just as Europe depends on Russian gas, Brazil depends on Russian fertiliser.

    It would be a smart move to ‘wean’ themselves off of dependence on imports, you don’t want a man like Putin with a choke hold on your country.

    Jul 28th, 2022 - 12:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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