SAO PAULO The loading of iron ore at Brazil's Itaguaí terminal operated by mining and steel firm Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional has been halted since Saturday due to an accident, sources and the Itaguaí Port Authority told Reuters on Wednesday.
SÃO PAULO Faced with weak international prices and a record harvest, Brazil's soybean farmers have been hoarding their crop in hopes the market will rebound in the coming months, a strategy analysts warn could go badly wrong.
SANTOS, March 14 A new terminal near completion
in Latin America's largest port in Santos, Brazil, is expected
to add an extra 20 percent to its grains and sugar capacity,
boosting shipping services just as the country produces bumper
SÃO PAULO, March 6 Dry weather improved
conditions on a rugged Amazon road that serves as the key link
between soy fields and northern ports, ending an immense backlog
of trucks carrying the beans, the Army said Monday.
SAO PAULO About 3,000 trucks carrying soy beans are backed up on a major road to port through the Amazon region that has become impassible due to swamps caused by heavy rainfall, highway police said on Wednesday.
RONDONOPOLIS, Brazil, Jan 18 Stiff competition
among truckers will keep road freights in Brazil's main
agricultural belt stable during the 2016/17 crop, transporters
said, benefiting farmers as they harvest a record volume of
soybeans but hurting margins for logistics companies.
SAO PAULO, Jan 5 Brazilian soybean export
premiums have nearly doubled from a year ago as a stronger
currency encouraged local producers to delay sales of an
expected record crop, Thomson Reuters data showed on Thursday.
BRASILIA/SAO PAULO Vale SA's $2.5 billion sale of its fertilizer business to Mosaic Co, the latest step in the Brazilian iron ore miner's strategy to reduce debt, also makes it the U.S. company's biggest shareholder.
SAO PAULO Brazil's northeastern poultry producers say they are not planning short-term purchases of U.S. corn, despite the government's recent decision to clear genetically modified varieties for import to ease tight supplies locally.
SAO PAULO South American farmers are expected to sow 57 percent more area with Monsanto Co's second-generation, genetically modified soybean seed Intacta RR2 Pro in the new planting season which kicks off on Thursday, a company executive said on Wednesday.