Articles By Reese Ewing

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...
3 Jan 2019 | Reese Ewing
In a reorganization of government by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, the farm ministry will take over...
10 Dec 2018 | Reese Ewing
Independent truckers in two of Brazil’s most important states, Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, went on strike on Monday...
7 Dec 2018 | Reese Ewing
In a victory for Brazil’s agricultural export sector, Supreme Court Justice Luiz Fux suspended the powers of the country’s highway...
30 Nov 2018 | Reese Ewing
The outgoing Brazilian administration of President Michel Temer has scheduled auctions for the build-and-operate concessions of...
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...
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