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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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This year’s record corn production, low prices, and already high inventories will force smaller corn acres in Brazil’s future.

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Bunge aims to 'reinvent' dealings with Brazilian soy farmers

With Brazilian farmers storing soybeans due to low prices, Bunge Ltd is aiming to change the way it buys crops in an effort to prompt more selling and rebuild profit margins.

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The big holdup in a Canada-U.S. lumber deal? Russian, German, Brazilian wood

Canada and the United States must chop down one big, remaining impediment to a deal on softwood lumber and this obstacle involves wood from neither country but from other places: Germany, Sweden, Chile, Brazil and Russia.

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Brazil to open up 860,000 acres of protected Amazon rainforest to logging, mining and farming

The Brazilian environment ministry is proposing the release of 860,000 acres in the National Forest of Jamanxim for agricultural use, mining and logging.

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Brazil’s minister of agriculture will meet with U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue Monday in an attempt to resume fresh beef exports to the United States. The U.S.

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Brazil soybean exports on pace to reach record

Higher soybean supplies available for export, strong demand from China and weakening of the local currency have Brazil’s soybean exports on pace to hit a record of 62 million tonnes for market year 2016-17, according to a July 5 report by the U.S.

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Maggi goes to the US to discuss reopening market for Brazilian meat

Brazilian Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi will meet with US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue in Washington next Monday (17) to discuss the resumption of Brazilian beef exports to the United States.

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Brazil Seeks Meeting with USDA Chief to Discuss Beef Ban

The Brazilian government has requested a meeting with the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to discuss a ban imposed on the country's fresh beef, Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi said on Friday.

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