Oct 29, 2013
Cargill says new port law to hurt Brazil meal exports
The port reform law that Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff pushed through Congress in May favors the export of soybeans over soy meal, Paulo Sousa, the head of grain crushing in Brazil for U.S. commodities trader Cargill said.
SLC hikes soy, cotton sowings. Corn area stagnates
SLC Agricola underlined the clamour by Brazilian farmers to grow soybeans, and cotton, by allocating a 58,000-hectare jump in plantings to the crops - while corn area remains static.
Brazil sugar export space to remain tight after terminal fire
A fire on Friday at Copersucar's sugar terminal, the largest in Brazil, means the company is likely to need to find space elsewhere from which to export the sweetener next cane season while it rebuilds the warehouses.
In Brazil, a new road to the Amazon offers grain export relief
A new northern front is opening in the battle for a share of Brazil's burgeoning soy and corn exports as a highway decades in the making finally opens, offering a shortcut through the Amazon jungle to northeastern waterways.