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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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Nov 09 2017

Dreyfus sugar unit cuts costs, capex to face low prices: CEO

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.

Nov 09 2017

Dreyfus sugar unit Biosev shuts mill in Brazil's center-south

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.

Nov 08 2017

U.S. to export large ethanol volume to Brazil despite tax -Platts

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.

Nov 07 2017

Brazil mills eye corn-cane flex plant to extend production cycle

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.

Nov 06 2017

Oil price moves to impact sugar market: analysts

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.

Nov 06 2017

Brazil mills expect sugar hedging windows ahead -market experts

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.

Nov 06 2017

Copersucar sees mills planning higher ethanol output: chairman

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.

Oct 25 2017

Spot Brazilian coffee supplies tighten on shipping cuts -importers

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.

Sep 26 2017

Exclusive: Brazil soy trader offers assets to CHS, Bunge in bankruptcy case - sources

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.

Sep 22 2017

Bunge acquires stake in mid-sized Brazil grains trader

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.

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