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UPDATE 1-Brazil likely to produce another large coffee crop in 2019 -company

Dec 06 2018

SAO PAULO, Dec 6 Brazil is likely to produce another large coffee crop next year after the record output of 60 million 60-kg bags in 2018, despite the 'off' year for arabica trees, according to estimates from Brazil's largest coffee processing company.

Bunge sees Brazil 2019 wheat imports rising 11 pct on crop failure

Nov 09 2018

SAO PAULO, Nov 9 Brazil wheat imports are expected to increase 11 percent in 2019 to 7 million tonnes as the country grapples with crop failures this year, a senior manager for commodities trading firm Bunge Ltd said on Friday.

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.

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