Articles By Reese Ewing

6 Sep 2019 | Reese Ewing
Favoured by early spring rains, Brazil’s south began planting its summer corn crop with the outlook...
3 Sep 2019 | Reese Ewing
The Brazilian government extended and expanded its tariff-free ethanol import quota in a last minute decision that directly...
30 Aug 2019 | Reese Ewing
Supreme Court Justice Luiz Fux postponed the much-awaited hearings on three key challenges to Brazil’s controversial...
28 Aug 2019 | Reese Ewing
State governors in Brazil’s Amazon region, who met with President Jair Bolsonaro to address the recent...
6 Aug 2019 | Reese Ewing
Brazil’s Mines and Energy Ministry late on Monday authorized the national biodiesel blend to rise to 11% for consumers...
23 Jul 2019 | Reese Ewing
Just under five days since Brazil’s highway transport regulator ANTT approved the new formula for calculating minimum freight rates across the country...
3 Jul 2019 | Reese Ewing
US-based agricultural conglomerate Summit and its partners suspended construction on six of its new corn ethanol projects...
19 Jun 2019 | Reese Ewing
The Chairman of Brazil’s biggest corn ethanol producer, Henrique Ubrig, said the explosion in the production of biofuel from the...
18 Jun 2019 | Reese Ewing
Brazil’s Agriculture Ministry announced a 225.6 billion real ($58bn) farm budget on Tuesday, roughly flat with...
5 Jun 2019 | Reese Ewing
The minimum freight rate for trucking grain across Brazil will drop by half when the new freight rates are...
28 May 2019 | Reese Ewing
Brazil’s legislature moved closer to rolling back restrictions on the foreign ownership of farmland with a bill that aims...
23 May 2019 | Reese Ewing
As Brazilian grain crushers, soybean farmers, and biodiesel producers launched one of the country’s most...
24 Apr 2019 | Reese Ewing
One of Brazil’s big trucking unions, CNTA, said its members were unlikely to strike on 29 April as threatened, after...
17 Apr 2019 | Reese Ewing
Brazil's biodiesel producers are lobbying the government this week as they look to salvage plans to boost the biofuel blend level in commercial diesel...
8 Apr 2019 | Reese Ewing
A barge that went adrift this weekend knocked out one of the main bridges over the Moju River leading into the Barcarena...
5 Apr 2019 | Reese Ewing
Last week’s truckers' strike barely made it to the front pages in Brazil after the government announced measures to...
3 Apr 2019 | Reese Ewing
Brazil’s private port terminal operators are making a pitch this week to Panamanian authorities to cut canal tariffs...
2 Apr 2019 | Reese Ewing
Brazil’s 2018/19 soybean crop is seen falling to 113 million mt, down from the previous forecast of 125 million mt, after dry...
26 Mar 2019 | Reese Ewing
Brazil is on course to hold its first significant railway auction in years, with a 30-year concession to build and operate...
15 Mar 2019 | Reese Ewing
Brazil’s soybean producers’ association Aprosoja secured rights to be heard before the Supreme Court in a case under...
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