Thursday, October 22, 2020
Despite tight supplies, Brazil not likely to import US soybeans: FAS
The United States Department of Agriculture's Foreign Ag Service (FAS) says it is unlikely that Brazil will import soybeans from the US, even while the country is facing tight supplies, Brownfield Ag News reported.
Monday, October 19, 2020
Brazil corn and soy tariffs suspended until early-2021
Brazil's Economy Ministry said it will suspend corn and soy import tariffs from countries outside the Mercosur trade bloc until early-2021 to lower food prices that are increasing inflation, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro to meet soy farmers over inflated soybean prices
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will meet domestic soy farmers next week to talk about increased soy prices, Brazil's most important export commodity, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Brazilian soy farmers group splits from Brazil Agribusiness Association over Amazon deforestation issue
Aprosoja, Brazil's biggest soy farmers lobby group has left the Brazil Agribusiness Association (Abag) because of the latter's support for an initiative requesting the Brazilian government to stop increased Amazon rainforest deforestation, ...
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Brazil soy farms set to expand by more than 6% in the 2020 / 2021 crop season
Soy farmers in Brazil's north and northeast, where the Amazon rainforest and Cerrado savanna are located, are projected to expand their soy farms by more than 6% in the 2020 / 2021 crop season, its fastest rate in four years, Reuters report ...
Monday, July 27, 2020
China's June soybean imports from Brazil hit record high
Data from China's General Administration of Customs showed China's June soybean imports from Brazil rose to a record high following higher demand for the oilseed due to China's steadily recovering swine herds, Reuters reported.
Thursday, July 23, 2020
Brazil's soybean exports dive 34% in July
In the first three weeks of July, Brazil's soybean exports plunged 34% on the month, the country's trade data showed, S&P Global reported.
Monday, July 6, 2020
Cofco plans to implement full traceability for its Brazilian soybean purchases
Cofco International said it has vowed full traceability for its purchases of Brazil soybean by 2023, verified by a third party, aimed at slowing down deforestation, Bloomberg reported.
Friday, June 26, 2020
Soy exporters in Brazil cannot guarantee shipments to China free from COVID-19
The association representing local grain traders, ANEC said Brazilian grain exporters should not declare shipments to China free from COVID-19 as that needs more testing, Reuters reported.
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Soybean factory expands in Brazil's Amazon
As the COVID-19 outbreak reaches deep into Brazil's Amazon, a continuous stream of trucks has been transporting soybeans and construction workers to an expanding port complex in the middle of the forest, Reuters reported.
Friday, May 29, 2020
China buys Brazilian soy as US trade tensions build up
As trade tensions with the US increase, China purchased over 10 cargoes of Brazilian soybeans this week in private transactions, according to sources familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reported.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Soybean loading continues at Brazil port after quarantine
After a ship was ordered into isolation due to a crew member testing positive for COVID-19, soybean loading operations were set to resume on Tuesday at Brazil's Paranaguá port, authorities said, Reuters reported.
Friday, May 15, 2020
Brazil soybean exporters benefit from China's recovery from African swine fever
Brazil is benefiting from China's recovery from African swine fever, as three-fourths of its soybean exports in March were gobbled up by the East Asian country, according to the state-run Xinhua News Agency, as reported by Caixin on Thursda ...
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Brazil's April soybean exports rise 28%
In the first three weeks of April, Brazil exported 9.16 million tonnes of soybeans, up 28% on-month, according to the Brazilian foreign trade department.
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Brazil's Parana expects more soy, less corn crops
Brazil's Parana raised its forecast for the current 2019-20 soybean crop to a record of over 20 million tonnes, while its estimate for the winter corn crop (safrinha) fell on a lack of recent rainfall stressing plantations in some areas.

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