Articles By Reese Ewing

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...
12 Mar 2019 | Reese Ewing
After being shut down for nearly two weeks by rain, Brazil’s BR-163 highway partially reopened over the weekend...
1 Mar 2019 | Reese Ewing
Soybean shipments to Brazil’s northern port of Miritituba seized up this week in the peak of harvest in the region after rains...
26 Feb 2019 | Reese Ewing
Brazil’s health regulator Anvisa released its review of glyphosate on Tuesday, in which it said it found no evidence...
21 Feb 2019 | Reese Ewing
Brazil’s animal feeds industry expects demand for corn and other grains from the domestic pork and poultry producers to climb...
7 Feb 2019 | Reese Ewing
Rumo, the railway unit of Brazil's logistics and energy conglomerate Cosan, plans to upgrade rolling and locomotives...
5 Feb 2019 | Reese Ewing
Flush with cash from sales of the record 2017/18 crop but concerned over the recent dry weather that has hit the...
31 Jan 2019 | Reese Ewing
One month into his first term, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has taken his first swipe at the country’s minimum freight rates...
30 Jan 2019 | Reese Ewing
Investments underway in new corn ethanol production capacity in Brazil’s Mato Grosso, which has already surpassed demand...
25 Jan 2019 | Reese Ewing
Farmers in Brazil’s leading soybean and corn-producing state of Mato Grosso are angered by new government taxes on soybean...
22 Jan 2019 | Reese Ewing
Brazilian Infrastructure Minister Tarcisio Gomes de Freitas unveiled a roadmap for the development of the country’s...
18 Jan 2019 | Reese Ewing
Brazil’s transport sector regulator ANTT finally published its report after open hearings on the so-called soybean railroad...
4 Jan 2019 | Reese Ewing
Very early harvesting of Brazil’s 2018/19 soybean crop kicked off in northern Mato Grosso state over the past week...
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