BRASILIA Brazil is prepared in the event China removes tariffs on U.S. soy, which had driven down prices for the oilseed in Chicago and driven up the premiums over U.S. prices paid for Brazilian beans, outgoing Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi said on Friday.
SAO PAULO/BRASILIA, Dec 13 Abiove, a
Brazil-based association of oilseeds traders, is proposing the
creation of a fund to reward farmers who can preserve native
vegetation on their soy farms in the Cerrado region, Brazil's
BRASILIA, Dec 12 Brazil's outgoing Agriculture
Minister Blairo Maggi said on Wednesday that South American
trade bloc Mercosur is ready to close a trade agreement with the
European Union but it is being held up because the Europeans do
not want to close a deal.
BRASILIA Environmental enforcement agents deep in the Amazon rainforest swooped down on an illegal mine in a dawn raid in early November, in a campaign to tamp down on such activities that environmental groups say have reached epidemic scale.
BRASILIA Brazil's future environment minister under President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday that the country should stay in the Paris Agreement on climate change, but the world must also respect its autonomy to set its environmental policies.
BRASÍLIA Brazil's next government is working to strike a deal between farmers and truckers over minimum freight prices by revising the policy, rather than throwing it out as many have demanded, the country's future infrastructure minister said on Friday.
BRASILIA Brazil's incoming infrastructure minister said on Friday that President-elect Jair Bolsonaro's government planned to pave key agriculture highway BR-163 by early 2021 before privatizing the operations and maintenance of the road.
BRASILIA, Nov 14 Brazil's record soy exports to
China could grow further, an Agriculture Ministry official told
Reuters on Wednesday, as the Asian nation's trade war with the
United States boosts its demand for South American beans.
SAO PAULO/BRASILIA A proposal by Brazil's next president to relocate its embassy in Israel, following U.S. President Donald Trump's lead, may set off a diplomatic storm in the Muslim world, threatening a key market for the world's largest meat companies.
SAO PAULO/BRASILIA Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro's top agriculture adviser said on Thursday he had recommended a congressman from a key farm region to become the next agriculture minister for the world's largest soy exporter.