Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.
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SAO PAULO Biosev SA, the sugar and ethanol unit controlled by commodities trader Louis Dreyfus, is taking measures to cut costs and investments to be better prepared amid an outlook of low sugar prices, its chief executive told Reuters on Thursday.
SAO PAULO, Nov 9 Biosev SA, the sugar and ethanol unit controlled by commodities trader Louis Dreyfus Co, will stop operations at a mill in Brazil's top cane belt to reduce costs, it said on Thursday.
SAO PAULO The United States will export a large volume of ethanol to Brazil in 2018 despite the 20 percent import tax implemented by the Brazilian government this year, analyst Platts Kingsman said on Wednesday.
SAO PAULO Ethanol producers in Brazil are evaluating the adoption of a plant concept that uses cane, and alternatively corn, to produce the biofuel, a move that would allow them to extend operations beyond the current cane harvest period.
SAO PAULO Sugar market participants will have to closely follow developments in the oil market to gauge future price moves for the sweetener, as the correlation between the two has strengthened since changes in Brazil's fuels market, analysts said on Monday.
SAO PAULO, Nov 6 Brazilian sugar mills will have opportunities in coming weeks to sell sugar at higher prices on New York's ICE exchange and reduce the hedging delay they have been carrying on their books, sugar market experts said on Monday.
SAO PAULO Brazil's Copersucar, the world's largest sugar merchant, expects the country's center-south mills to increase ethanol production next season to take advantage of higher demand and prices for the biofuel, Chairman Luis Roberto Pogetti told Reuters on Monday.
NEW YORK/SAO PAULO, Oct 25 Supplies of prompt Brazilian coffee have tightened in the United States and Europe as importers say some shipping companies are cutting container availability from the world's biggest grower.
SAO PAULO Brazilian soy trader Seara Industria has offered logistics assets to creditors including U.S. trader Bunge Ltd and U.S. agricultural cooperative CHS Inc in a bid to resolve bankruptcy proceedings, according to two people involved in the matter.
SAO PAULO The Brazilian unit of U.S.-based commodities trader Bunge Ltd said on Friday it reached an agreement to acquire a minority stake in Agrícola Alvorada, a mid-sized grains trader located in Brazil's top soy producing state of Mato Grosso.