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Soy planting gets underway in Brazil after favorable weather

Sep 18 2018

SAO PAULO Brazilian farmers sped up soy and corn plantings this week for the country's next grain crop, under favorable weather conditions and a positive market outlook, despite a sharp fall in soybean futures in Chicago on Tuesday.

RPT-India to surpass Brazil as top sugar producer, eyes bigger export share

Sep 06 2018

MUMBAI/SAO PAULO, Sept 5 India will surpass Brazil as the world's top sugar producer next year, with the South American country losing its lead for the first time since the 1990s as its mills allocate increasingly more cane for ethanol production and as low investments dent cane yields.

Glencore seeks to grow Brazil fuel distribution unit: Ale CEO

Sep 05 2018

SAO PAULO Commodities trader Glencore Plc expects its recently acquired Brazilian fuel distribution company Ale Combustíveis SA to pursue growth opportunities without making acquisitions, Ale's chief executive officer said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 2-Brazil hikes freight rates 5 pct, lifting agriculture costs

Sep 05 2018

SAO PAULO, Sept 5 Brazil's transportation regulator on Wednesday raised minimum truck freight rates by 5 percent on average, as the government walks a tight line between the demands of the agriculture and trucking industries following a truckers' strike in May.

India to surpass Brazil as top sugar producer, eyes bigger export share

Sep 05 2018

MUMBAI/SAO PAULO India will surpass Brazil as the world's top sugar producer next year, with the South American country losing its lead for the first time since the 1990s as its mills allocate increasingly more cane for ethanol production and as low investments dent cane yields.

India to surpass Brazil as top sugar producer, eyes bigger export share

Sep 05 2018

MUMBAI/SAO PAULO, Sept 5 India will surpass Brazil as the world's top sugar producer next year, with the South American country losing its lead for the first time since the 1990s as its mills allocate increasingly more cane for ethanol production and as low investments dent cane yields.

UPDATE 1-Brazil may become 2nd-largest cotton exporter in 2018/19 -trade group

Sep 04 2018

SAO PAULO, Sept 4 Brazil could become the world's second-largest cotton exporter in the 2018/2019 crop cycle, jumping ahead one position to surpass India in the global rankings, Brazilian trade group Abrapa said on Tuesday during an industry event.

U.S-China trade spat to boost revenues at Brazil's No.1 farm coop

Jul 24 2018

SAO PAULO, July 24 Coamo Agroindustrial Cooperativa, Brazil's largest farm cooperative, expects to increase its revenues by 35 percent in 2018 to 15 billion reais ($4.01 billion), mainly as a result of the trade spat between the United States and China.

Brazil grain startup seeks international strategic partner: CEO

Jul 20 2018

SAO PAULO Grain trader Lotus Grains & Oilseeds wants to sell a minority stake to a strategic partner, a company executive said on Friday, as the Brazilian firm ramps up operations in one of the world's largest commodities producing nations.

Number of ships waiting to load soy in Brazil jumps 60 pct

Jun 14 2018

SÃO PAULO, June 14 The number of ships waiting to berth at Brazilian ports to load soybeans and its byproducts is currently almost 60 percent larger than in the same period last year, according to data from shipping agency Williams compiled by Reuters.

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