"agribusiness" Category
China Food Giant Expands in Brazil

China’s food giant Cofco International is positioning itself to increase soybean purchases from Brazil as trade tensions escalate between the U.S. and the Asian nation, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.

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Brazil antitrust regulator approves Vale-Yara fertilizer deal

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s antitrust regulator on Wednesday approved the sale of a Vale SA (VALE3.SA) fertilizer unit to Yara International ASA (YAR.OL) in a deal that will allow the Norwegian group to produce nitrogen-based fertilizers in Brazil.

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Brazil to export bovine genetic material to four new countries

After a week of negotiations, the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA) has signed agreements with representatives of Kenya, Ecuador, Colombia and Guatemala for the sale of bovine genetic material to these countries.

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Brazil soy boom spells bumper year for agricultural equipment

RIBEIRÃO PRETO, Brazil (Reuters) - Agricultural equipment makers in Brazil are banking on strong sales this year, boosted by a second straight bumper soy crop and rising grain prices, which will more than offset weakness in the sugar cane sector, they said at a major trade show.

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“Brazil is growing due to the extraordinary work in agribusiness", says Temer

During a visit to the International Agricultural Technology in Action Trade Show (Agrishow), on Thursday (3), in Ribeirão Preto (state of São Paulo), the President of the Republic Michel Temer, stressed the importance of agribusiness for the Brazilian economy.

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Bunge plans filing to explore Brazil sugarcane mill IPO

CHICAGO, May 2 (Reuters) - Global agricultural trader Bunge Ltd will file in Brazil as soon as this month to explore a public offering for its Brazilian sugarcane milling operations, Chief Executive Soren Schroder said on Wednesday.

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SAO PAULO, May 2 (Reuters) - Brazil's soybean exports surpassed 10 million tonnes in April, government data showed on Wednesday, close to an all-time monthly record as local farmers begin to benefit from a trade dispute between China and the United States.

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For Temer, government is moving forward with society's old demands

Commenting on the creation of the federal and regional councils of industrial and agricultural technicians this Tuesday (24), the President of the Republic Michel Temer, assessed that Brazil's government has been moving forward on society's old issues and demands.

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Embrapa reaches R$ 37 billion in social profits in 2017

Preliminary information from the 2017 Social Balance Sheet of the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa) indicates that it has reached R$ 37.18 billion in social profits last year.

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Brazil corn farmers to get relief from late April rain: forecaster

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Above average rains in key corn-growing regions should bring relief to Brazilian farmers, easing drought fears as the country’s second corn crop develops through the end of April.

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