Articles By Reese Ewing

7 Nov 2018 | Reese Ewing
Brazil’s biodiesel industry kicked off a two-day seminar in Sao Paulo this week highlighting the “urgent need for a policy...
6 Nov 2018 | Reese Ewing
As Brazil prepares to raise its biodiesel blend mandate sharply, its soybean crushing industry is lobbying to open the Chinese...
1 Nov 2018 | Reese Ewing
After backlash from conservationists and farm industry leaders alike, Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro made an...
31 Oct 2018 | Reese Ewing
Brazil's twin giants of corn and soybeans may see wildly different impacts in the event of any El Nino forming through the early...
30 Oct 2018 | Reese Ewing
Brazil will raise its mandatory biodiesel blend to 11% in June 2019, from the current 10% blend, in the first of a series...
26 Oct 2018 | Reese Ewing
The paving of Brazil’s sometimes-impassable soybean highway will not be completed until 2019, as the country continues...
25 Oct 2018 | Reese Ewing
Brazil's Mato Grosso state, for decades the country's leading soybean-producer, is on course to produce more corn than soy...
11 Oct 2018 | Reese Ewing
Brazil’s Energy Policy Council (CNPE) is drawing up the timeline and conditions for raising the mandatory biodiesel blend to...
3 Oct 2018 | Reese Ewing
With Brazil's election looming, farmers from Brazil’s grain belt have thrown their weight behind the right-wing, climate-change...
20 Sep 2018 | Reese Ewing
The world’s largest poultry exporter BRF said the company is facing more competition from Brazil’s small, but quickly growing...
17 Sep 2018 | Reese Ewing
Grain farmers in Brazil’s leading producer states, such as Mato Grosso, Parana and Goias, have already begun corn planting...
12 Sep 2018 | Reese Ewing
Brazil’s highway transport regulator ANTT has opened public hearings on its proposals to begin fining violators of the...
5 Sep 2018 | Reese Ewing
In its first revision of Brazil’s new minimum freight rates, highway transport regulator ANTT has raised rates by a weighted...
30 Aug 2018 | Reese Ewing
US-based agri-major Bunge has said that its Brazilian unit, Banco Santander Brasil and The Nature Conservancy have jointly...
28 Aug 2018 | Reese Ewing
After holding public hearings over a new law to set minimum freight rates across Brazil, Supreme Court Justice Luiz Fux...
23 Aug 2018 | Reese Ewing
The owners of the Tegram grain export terminal in northeastern Brazil have said work has started on phase two of a project to...
17 Aug 2018 | Reese Ewing
Brazilian soybean and corn farmers are closing fewer barter deals with suppliers and big trading houses and relying more on...
14 Aug 2018 | Reese Ewing
Brazilian animal protein companies are turning to neighboring Argentina and Paraguay to import feed corn as a cheaper...
10 Aug 2018 | Reese Ewing
Brazilian President Michel Temer signed the new truck freight bill into law this week, enshrining higher transport costs...
8 Aug 2018 | Reese Ewing
The cost of getting Brazil’s soybean and corn crops to port have increased by $20/mt since the implementation of the...
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