Articles By Reese Ewing

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...
26 Jul 2018 | Reese Ewing
Minimum truck freight rates, imposed by the Brazilian government as a solution to paralysing truck strikes, will...
17 Jul 2018 | Reese Ewing
Medium to large producers, cooperatives and agribusiness companies in Brazil contracted 12.8% more farm credit to...
12 Jul 2018 | Reese Ewing
Under rising political pressure three months ahead of general elections, Brazil’s lower house of Congress passed the bill...
6 Jul 2018 | Reese Ewing
Brazil’s 2018 corn exports could fall to 28 million mt, down 10% from the record 30.8 million mt shipped abroad last year...
29 Jun 2018 | Reese Ewing
Brazil’s minimum freight rates will remain in place at least until after hearings scheduled for 27 August, despite more...
22 Jun 2018 | Reese Ewing, Tim Worledge
A multifaceted, chaotic logistics nightmare is in the offing at Brazil’s ports, as the lingering effect of strike action and a...
21 Jun 2018 | Reese Ewing
Brazil’s soybean and corn sectors alone are paying 500 million reais ($132 million) more per day in freight costs following the...
20 Jun 2018 | Reese Ewing
In an overwhelming vote in favour, Brazil’s Senate has approved a bill to allow cane mills to sell ethanol directly to retailers...
15 Jun 2018 | Reese Ewing
With ample carryover stocks from the record 2017 harvest, Brazil’s corn exports are expected to continue to be strong...
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