"agribusiness" Category
Brazilian grain growers explore increased use of Panama Canal

Sao Paulo | Reuters — Brazilian farmers in top soy state Mato Grosso signed a memorandum of understanding with the Panama Canal Authority to evaluate ways to cut transportation costs and boost Brazilian grain volumes using the waterway, the authority’s chief administrator said.

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Yara opens its first foliar fertilizer plant in Brazil

SAO PAULO, March 14 (Reuters) - Yara Brasil Fertilizantes SA opened a new fertilizer plant in Brazil on Wednesday, as it strengthens its presence in one of the world’s fastest growing agricultural markets.

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Record harvest led to unprecedented agribusiness growth in 2017

Last year’s record grain crop was a decisive factor driving both the fall in inflation and Brazil’s overcoming of the recession in 2017. By helping bring down food prices and increasing agribusiness revenue, agribusiness was the main force behind the growth in Brazil's GDP last year.

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Brazil farm exports may benefit from rising U.S.-China trade tensions: official

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian farm exports may benefit from rising trade tensions between the United States and China, an official from Mato Grosso state, Brazil’s largest grain growing region, said in an interview on Friday.

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As Trump trashes NAFTA, Mexico turns to Brazilian corn

Mexican buyers imported ten times more corn from Brazil last year amid concern that NAFTA renegotiations could disrupt their U.S. supplies, according to government data and top grains merchants.

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Brazil to release $4 billion in farm credit

Brazilian President Michel Temer has announced the government-controlled bank Banco do Brasil will release 12 billion reais ($4 billion) in subsidized credit to farmers for the planting, upkeep, harvest, transport, storage and sale of crops.

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Brazil’s harvest of the 2017/2018 soybean crop began in a punctual way two weeks ago, mainly in Mato Grosso.

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Brazil’s soybean producers have nearly completed the planting of the 2017/2018 crop.

There are still some planting operations happening in the state of Rio Grande do Sul and some states in the Northeast of Brazil, according to AgRural consultancy.

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Brazil Beef Exporters See Volumes Up 10% in 2018

Brazilian beef exporters see shipments growing 10 percent in 2018 after rising an estimated 9 percent this year despite corruption and food safety scandals that temporarily closed off major markets.

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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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