Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Brazil Agriculture Ministry suspends import duties on soy and corn until end-2021
Brazil's Agriculture Ministry has suspended import duties on soy, soybean meal, soybean oil, and corn until the end of this year as the country looks to slow down inflation caused by surging commodities prices globally, Reuters reported.
Monday, April 5, 2021
Bunge's deal to purchase soy plants in Brazil cancelled
Bunge's agreement to purchase two soy plants in Brazil has been cancelled because of a legal battle involving Imcopa, the owner of the plants, Reuters reported.
Monday, March 22, 2021
January and February China's soybean imports from Brazil declined due to shipment delays
China General Administration of Customs said soybean imports from Brazil declined 80% year-on-year in January and February 2021 due to shipment delays caused by rain, Reuters reported.
Friday, March 5, 2021
Bunge Brazil to monitor soybean growers at Cerrado area
The Brazilian unit of Bunge Ltd will be stepping up monitoring efforts on soybean growers in the Cerrado area to make sure they are producing their crops using environmentally responsible methods, Reuters reported.
Friday, February 26, 2021
Soybean crushers in China to lower output due to harvest delays in Brazil
Soybean crushers in China are expected to massively lower output in the coming months because of harvest delays in Brazil, resulting in surging prices and a possible rundown in inventories, Reuters reported.
Monday, February 15, 2021
Soybean harvest delays in Brazil prompt buyers to turn to the US
Soybean harvest delays in Brazil, the biggest soybean producer in the world, are pushing buyers led by China to turn to the United States longer than usual in 2021, according to traders and government data, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Brazilian soy companies commit to zero deforestation
Brazilian soy traders CJ Selecta, Caramuru, and Imcopa have committed to a zero deforestation policy in their supply chains, putting the pressure on major commodity traders to fast-track their environmental commitments, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Brazilian soybean sales expected to remain high in 2021
Even on the back of a weak currency forecast, Brazilian soybean farmers are likely to witness another year of high supply and demand in 2021.
Monday, December 7, 2020
US soybean cargo is being unloaded at Paranagua port, Brazil
A spokeswoman for the Paranagua port authority in Brazil said 35,000 tonnes of soybeans from the United States, a rare cargo import into Brazil, was being unloaded at the Paranagua port after obtaining all regulatory permissions, Reuters re ...
Thursday, December 3, 2020
US soy futures dip following Brazil rain forecasts
Soybean futures on the benchmark Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) dropped to its lowest in 2 and 1/2 weeks on December 2, as traders said Brazil rain forecasts for its crop area triggered a round of long liquidation and profit-taking, Reuters ...
Monday, November 16, 2020
AgRural analyst says Brazil won't have bumper soybean harvest due to drought
Fernando Muraro, an analyst with AgRural, an agribusiness consultancy said a bumper soybean harvest for the 2020 / 2021 season is not on the cards for Mato Grosso state, Brazil's biggest grain state due to irregular rains, Reuters reported.
Monday, November 9, 2020
Brazil issues regulation to facilitate imports of US GMO soybeans
Brazil's Agriculture Ministry issued a regulation to facilitate United States genetically modified (GMO) soybeans, giving legal security to imports of grains from the US by recognising the equivalence of GMO events approved in the US and Br ...
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
US grain export terminal loading 38,000 tonnes of soybeans for shipment to Brazil
A Southport Agencies shipping lineup showed 38,000 tonnes of soybeans from the United States is being shipped to Brazil at a Baton Rouge, Louisiana grain export terminal, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Soy farmers in Brazil plant 1 million hectares daily to catch up on sowing delays
Consultancy AgRural said Brazilian soy farmers planted about 1 million hectares of soybean daily last week to catch up on sowing delays for the new grain season, Reuters reported.
Monday, October 26, 2020
China imports 51% more soybeans year-on-year from Brazil in September
China's General Administration of Customs said the country had imported 51.4% more soybeans in September compared to the same month in 2019, as cargos bought earlier this year cleared customs, Reuters reported.

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