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07/24/18 APEX IS LEADING EFFORTS TO OPEN MARKETS IN ASIA

Ambassador Roberto Jaguaribe, president of Apex-Brasil, said in his participation in the Global Agribusiness Forum program that Asia is the region of the planet with the greatest economic dynamism today, and that the promotion...

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07/23/18 Soybean accounts for 16% of Brazilian exports in H1

Soybean accounted for 16% of Brazil's exports in the first half of this year, according to data from the Foreign Trade Indicator (Icomex). Calculated by the Brazilian Institute of Economics of the Getulio Vargas Foundation (Ibre...

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07/20/18 Brazil's Embraer snags $1.1 billion order from United Airlines

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Embraer SA (EMBR3.SA) has signed a firm order with United Airlines (UAL.N) for twenty-five 70-seat E175 jets, the Brazilian planemaker said on Monday, providing a boost to the company shortly after JetBlue...

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07/20/18 Brazil includes two railways in concession plans

BRAZIL’s Investment Partnership Programme (PPI) Council confirmed on July 6 the inclusion of two new railways in the government's concessions programme: the Rio - Vitoria line and the northern section of the North-South Railway (...

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07/20/18 ESALQ / USP EXPERT DEFENDS CHANGE IN THE LAW OF DEFENSES

The slowness for the registration of agricultural pesticides makes it difficult for products with better agronomic characteristics and more friendly to human health, animals and the environment to enter Brazil. Currently, the...

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07/19/18 Brazil's Eletrobras wins court decision in privatization process

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A Brazilian federal judge overturned a court order holding up the sale of units of state utility Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA (ELET6.SA), and the government committed to assuming certain losses at the...

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07/19/18 STUDY IDENTIFIES GENE THAT ALLOWS GREATER DEVELOPMENT OF SUGARCANE

A study coordinated by the professor of the Department of Genetics, Evolution and Bioagents of the Institute of Biology of the State University of Campinas (IB-Unicamp), Marcelo Menossi, identified a gene called ScGAI that can...

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07/19/18 RENOVACALC TO BE THE BASIS FOR RENOVABIO IMPLEMENTATION, SAYS EMBRAPA

During a public hearing held last week in Committee on Climate Change (CMMC) of the National Congress, which dealt with the National Biofuels Policy (RenovaBio), Embrapa highlighted the importance of the RenovaCalc, qwhich will...

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07/18/18 Indústrias do Brasil e da Alemanha defendem em carta acordo Mercosul-União Europeia

Representantes das indústrias do Brasil e da Alemanha assinaram carta em que defendem a conclusão do acordo comercial entre Mercosul e União Europeia. O documento foi assinado pela Confederação Nacional da Indústria (CNI),...

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07/13/18 GPA's quarterly revenue surges despite Brazil truckers strike

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA, July 13 (Reuters) - Retailer GPA reported a 10.4 percent gain in quarterly revenue on Friday, as growth in its Assai wholesale-style stores more than offset the impact of an 11-day truckers' strike that hit...

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07/13/18 ETHANOL: HYDRATE SALES UP 47% IN CENTRAL-SOUTH

In June, sales of hydrous ethanol from plants and distilleries of the Central-South region reached 1.69 billion liters, a high of 47.80% over the amount traded in the same period of 2017, according to data released today (11), by...

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07/13/18 TRADE DISPUTE BETWEEN US AND CHINA INCREASES PREMIUM PAID BY BRAZILIAN SOYBEAN

The trade war between the United States and China is benefiting Brazilian soybeans. According to thethe Deputy Secretary of Agricultural Policy of the Ministry of Agriculture, Sávio Pereira, thedemand and the premium paid by the...

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07/12/18 A new $124 million for Brazil’s Movile proves that investors still see promise in Latin American tech

Brazil’s macroeconomic picture may be gloomy, but technology investors still see hope in the nation’s burgeoning technology sector — and a recent $124 million financing for the mobile conglomerate Movile is the latest proof that...

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07/12/18 Brazil’s Petrobras enters solar energy business

It seems that not a week has gone by in recent months, where some global oil major or another hasn’t unveiled plans to invest in clean energy. This time, Brazilian oil giant, Petrobras has annouced it will join forces with...

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07/12/18 BILLING OF BRAZILIAN COFFEE FARMS SHOULD BE HIGHER IN 2018

Gross revenue from coffee plantations in Brazil should end 2018 with R $ 23.952 billion. The figure is higher than that registered in 2017, when the billing was R $ 21.96 billion. Considering total revenue of Brazilian crops, R...

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07/12/18 BRAZIL CAN BECOME 2ND. LARGEST COTTON EXPORTER

The Brazilian cotton harvest in the 2018/19 cycle may reach 2,015 million tons, a volume that if achieved will be a historical record. In the current cycle 2017/18, in which the harvest is still in progress, the projection is of...

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07/10/18 BANCO DO BRASIL ANNOUNCES DEBT RENEGOTIATION WITH POULTRY AND PORK PRODUCERS

The Bank of Brazil announced that it will renegotiate the debts of costs and investments of poultry and pork producers throughout Brazil. According to Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA), the measure responds to a...

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07/10/18 Odebrecht signs new leniency deal with Brazil authorities

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Industrial conglomerate Odebrecht SA has signed a leniency deal with Brazil’s attorney general and comptroller general expanding on an agreement with federal prosecutors that set terms for its cooperation in...

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07/06/18 Why Trump's Trade War Is a Huge Gift to Brazilian Farmers

Soybean prices in the U.S. and Brazil, the nations that account for roughly 80% of global exports, have taken drastically different paths thanks to Donald Trump’s trade war. In the U.S., average cash prices fell to about $7.87 a...

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07/06/18 Brazil starts research project to develop aquaculture

The largest aquaculture research project ever undertaken in Brazil has been started. BRS Aqua involves 22 research centers, 50 public partners and 11 private companies - numbers that should increase over the course of its...

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