Thursday, September 21, 2023
Brazil's September soybean exports surge 36% on year amid strong trade momentum
Data from Brazil's foreign trade department, Secex showed that strong demand from China and competitive pricing have driven Brazil's soybean exports to 3.5 million metric tonnes (MT) from September 1-18, marking a 36% increase compared to t ...
Tuesday, September 19, 2023
US Midwest weather inhibits American soybean output - and to Brazil's benefit
A recent report by LMC International Ltd. shed light on the US soybean sector: the industry's total economic impact on the American economy averaged US$124 billion, including US$85.7 billion from soy production and US$9.8 billion from soybe ...
Monday, September 18, 2023
Paraná, Brazil, slaughtered 5.9 million pigs in January-June 2023
Paraná, Brazil, recorded the highest number of pigs slaughtered — 5.9 million head — in six months during the January-June 2023 period.
Monday, September 11, 2023
Pork exports of Santa Catarina, Brazil, rose 4.9% in July
Santa Catarina, Brazil, exported 53,800 tonnes of pork — fresh, processed and offal — in July, down 9.7% on the previous month's exports, but up 4.9% compared to July 2022.
Thursday, September 7, 2023
Brazil to reap nearly 323 million tonnes of grains in 2022/23
Brazilian farmers will reap almost 323 million tonnes of grains in the 2022/23 season, Brazil's food supply agency Conab said on September 6, reflecting expected rises in the production of corn and soybeans in the season that is drawing to ...
Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Brazil overtakes US as leading corn exporter, signalling long-term industry shift
For over 50 years, the US has held a dominant position as the world's foremost corn exporter, but in the agricultural year ending August 31, the US ceded its corn-exporting supremacy to Brazil, and the prospect of reclaiming this title seem ...
Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Bayer expected to sow up to 15% of Brazilian soybean area with GM seed in 2023/24
Germany's Bayer has forecast that between 10% to 15% of Brazil's soybean area will be sowed with its genetically modified biotech seed, Intacta2 Xtend, in the 2023/24 season, said Fernando Prudente, who oversees soybeans and cotton for the ...
Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Brazil's Rio Grande Containter Terminal sees 57% spike in pork exports in first seven months of 2023
Brazilian shipping company Wilson Sons' Rio Grande Container Terminal in Rio Grande do Sul, Southern Brazil, has reported record of pork exports which grew by 57% in the first seven months of the year, compared to the same period in 2022.
Monday, September 4, 2023
Brazil's pig slaughter falls 1.6% in Q2, 2023
Brazil's pig slaughter fell by 1.6% in the second quarter of 2023, compared to the same period last year, according to the preliminary results of the Livestock Production Statistics released last month by the IBGE.
Monday, August 28, 2023
BASF launches new xarvio Agro Experts programme in Brazil to increase use of digital farming tech
BASF has launched a programme in Brazil that links independent, agronomic consultancies with farmers through its advanced xarvio FIELD MANAGER crop optimisation platform.
Tuesday, August 22, 2023
China's soybean imports from US plummet 62% in July, while Brazil surges 32%
China's soybean imports underwent a significant shift in July, as the nation's soybean imports from the US experienced a sharp decline of 62% compared to the previous year, while soybean shipments from Brazil, China's leading soybean suppli ...
Monday, August 21, 2023
Chicken from Santa Catarina, Brazil, now allowed to enter Japan
Japan will resume chicken imports from Brazil's Santa Catarina state after a ban triggered by an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza in backyard flocks there, Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said on August ...
Friday, August 18, 2023
Brazilian chicken production set to sustain accelerated pace amid global glut
Amid the ongoing challenge of a global chicken oversupply, Brazilian chicken production is poised to maintain its accelerated trajectory until at least the conclusion of 2024, said the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA), a promi ...
Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Japan lifts chicken import ban from Brazilian state of Espirito Santo
The Japanese government has decided to ease its ban on chicken products originating from Espirito Santo state in Brazil, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Brazil beef lobby says beef industry faces sustainability and deforestation challenges
Brazil's efforts to raise cattle on smaller plots of land have led to a more sustainable beef production landscape, a positive step for the world's leading beef exporter, but concerns loom as illegal deforestation in the Amazon rainforest t ...

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