Brazil allows imported soy for biodiesel production

The Brazilian National Energy Policy Council on Nov. 18 published a resolution that allows imported soybeans and imported soybean oil to be used to produce biodiesel. It is unclear how long the resolution will remain in force. A report filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network explains that soybean oil prices […]

Brazil eyes $100 bln annual exports to China within a decade – Guedes

Brazil’s Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said on Monday that he would like exports to China to reach $100 billion a year within a decade and would also like annual trade with India to reach $100 billion. In an online address to the International Chamber of Commerce Brasil, Guedes also said a reduction in import tax […]

Brazil: Fruit exports up 10.7% in first nine months of the year

Brazilian fruit exports saw a 10.7% increase during the first 9 months of 2020 in relation to the same period last year. In 2020, Brazil was the largest exporter of fruit on the East Coast of South America, exporting 52% of the total, followed by Argentina, exporting 41%, and Uruguay, exporting 7%. Brazil also leads […]

Chemicals imports to Brazil up 5%

Fertilizers and inputs were the most imported chemicals to Brazil in October, at 21% of total imports. Chemicals imports to Brazil amounted to USD 37.6 billion year-to-date through October, up 4.9% year-on-year, the Brazilian Chemical Industry Association (Abiquim) reported. Fertilizers and inputs made up the bulk of chemicals imports, accounting for 20.9% of total import […]

With 90% of the harvest negotiated, the USA can import soy from Brazil

The United States has already traded almost 90% of the soybean crop, according to data released on Tuesday, 17, by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). According to analysts, there is a risk that inventories will drastically reduce and with this, the possibility of Americans importing Brazilian soy. According to the market analyst, Vlamir […]

Brazil’s October base oil imports rise

Brazil’s base oil imports rose to a 16-month high in October on a jump in shipments from the US. Base oil imports rose to 57,250t in October, government data showed. The volume rose by 15pc from the previous month to the highest since June 2019. Shipments of more than 46,000t from the US accounted for […]

Brazilian coffee sales to Arabs up 8.1%

Year-to-date through October, Brazil exported 1.6 million bags of coffee to the Arab countries. The region accounted for 4.6% of Brazil’s coffee exports. Coffee exports from Brazil to the Arab countries climbed 8.1% year-to-date through October from a year ago, Brazilian Coffee Exporters Council (Cecafé) reported on Wednesday (11). Coffee exports to the Arab world […]

China’s Oct soybean imports soar to 8.7 mln T on rising Brazilian, U.S. cargoes

China’s soybean imports jumped 41% in October from a year ago, according to data from the General Administration of Customs released on Saturday, as delayed Brazilian cargoes cleared customs and U.S. soybean arrivals grew. The world’s top soybean importer brought in 8.69 million tonnes of the oilseed in October, up from 6.18 million tonnes in […]

China takes 51,4% more soybeans from Brazil than in September last year

In total, China imported 9.8 million tons of soy from all sources in September, an increase of 19% over the previous year. China imported 51,4% more Brazilian soy during September, than in the same month a year ago according to a release from the Chinese Customs on 25 October. Brazil exported 7.25 million tons of […]