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Brazil miner Vale considers making low-emission iron if gas prices fall: sources

04 Oct 2019

SAO PAULO Brazil's Vale SA, the world's largest miner of iron ore, is considering producing a type of iron with lower carbon emissions if the price of natural gas needed to produce it falls significantly, three sources with the company said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-Brazil grain grower Terra Santa using derivatives to reap trade war gains

30 Sep 2019

SAO PAULO, Sept 30 Listed Brazilian grain grower Terra Santa Agro has stepped up use of complex derivatives to defend positions and potentially profit from commodity price volatility amid a global trade war, Chief Executive Officer José Teodoro Junior said.

Brazil grain grower Terra Santa using derivatives to reap trade war gains

30 Sep 2019

SAO PAULO, Sept 30 Listed Brazilian grain grower Terra Santa Agro has stepped up use of complex derivatives to defend positions and potentially profit from commodity price volatility amid a global trade war, an executive told Reuters.

Brazil says oil in spill along northeast beaches not Brazilian

27 Sep 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO Brazil's environmental agency Ibama said on Thursday that an analysis of a vast oil spill along the country's northeastern beaches showed the spilled crude did not originate in the country.

UPDATE 1-Brazil ships corn to the U.S. for the first time in 2019 - data

27 Sep 2019

SAO PAULO, Sept 27 Brazil this week shipped 60,000 tonnes of corn to the United States, according to Refinitiv data, an unusual export destination given the fact that the country is the largest producer and exporter of the cereal.

Brazil ships corn to the U.S. for the first time in 2019 - data

27 Sep 2019

SAO PAULO, Sept 27 Brazil this week shipped about 60,000 tonnes of corn to the United States, according to Refinitiv data, an unusual export destination given the fact that the country is the largest producer and exporter of the cereal.

China's COFCO says soy exports from Brazil to slump on African swine fever crisis; corn to jump

24 Sep 2019

SAO PAULO Chinese commodities trader COFCO [CNCOF.UL] told Reuters it expects a sharp drop in the amount of soybeans it will source for export from Brazil this year due to an outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in China that has hurt demand for animal feed.

Brazil expected to introduce tariff-free wheat import quota from 2020: group

03 Sep 2019

SAO PAULO Brazil is expected to introduce a tariff-free wheat import quota of 750,000 tonnes per year starting from 2020, the president of the country's wheat industry group Abitrigo, Rubens Barbosa, said on Tuesday.

Brazil soy plantings in Amazon fire hotspots is minimal: industry group

29 Aug 2019

SAO PAULO Soybean plantings in the ten towns that reported the most fires in the Amazon region through last month is so low that it is immaterial to Brazil's overall soy production, according to national oilseeds crusher group Abiove.

UPDATE 1-Brazil 'revisiting' 2018, 2019 soybean output estimates -official

14 Aug 2019

SAO PAULO, Aug 14 Brazil is "revisiting" its soybean output estimates for the 2018 and 2019 crop seasons, an official told Reuters on Wednesday, as discrepancies with private-sector estimates raised doubts about the accuracy of the government's supply and demand figures.

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