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China's Citic Sees Brazil as Growth Driver After Corn Deal

Citic Agri Fund, an investment vehicle created by China’s largest conglomerate, has chosen Brazil as the platform for its global strategy in agriculture.

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Agribusiness exports hit record high

Agribusiness, one of the most important segments of the Brazilian economy, set another record this year. From January to November, the sector's exports totalled US$ 89 billion, 13% higher than in the same period of last year.

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Brazil agriculture, agribusiness contributed 23.5 pct to GDP in 2017 - CNA

Brazilian agriculture and agribusiness contributed 23.5 percent to the country’s gross domestic product in 2017, the highest in 13 years, according to an estimate by CNA, a farm lobby.

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New freight line aims to boost Brazilian agriculture exports

THE government of the Brazilian state of Paraná held an event in São Paulo on November 28 during which it presented plans for a new freight railway that will improve the flow of agricultural products from the midwest of Brazil through the port of Paranaguá.

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The Latest: Brazil says deforestation rate slowing

Brazil says the rate of deforestation in its Amazon conservation areas fell by 28 percent over the past year, the second lowest level in decades.

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Grain trade a boon as Brazil's Itaqui seeks higher shipping volumes

Brazil’s Itaqui port, the country’s closest deepwater gateway to the Panama Canal, has projected a rise in 2017 shipping volumes thanks to a record grain harvest and development of a new northern farming frontier.

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Supply woes: Brazil cuts into U.S. soybean market share in China

Brazil is expected to win a larger share of China’s soybean imports in coming months, hitting U.S. exporters during the peak marketing season for their most valuable farm product as the world grapples with a fifth consecutive bumper crop.

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Environmental fines may be converted into recovery actions for degraded areas

President Michel Temer's administration took another step toward the preservation and recovery of the Brazilian environment and biomes.

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In a Victory for Environmentalists, Brazil Will Ban Mining in Parts of the Amazon

Brazil will reinstate a mining ban in a vast area of the Amazon rainforest, the government announced on Monday, in an about-face that is a victory for environmentalists who feared deforestation.

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Agriculture and livestock to add a further R$ 30 bn to GDP this year

With a robust Harvest Plan coupled with support and development tools organised by the government, Brazil’s agriculture and livestock sector is expected to generate record wealth for Brazil in 2017.

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