China gets more iron ore from Brazil as supply woes fade
While iron ore has been hammered by the renewed escalation of the U.S.-China trade war, there are also signs the supply crunch that sent prices to a five-year high is easing.
Brazil diesel imports hit record despite drop in local sales
Brazilian diesel imports surged 60 percent to hit a record high in the year to May compared with the same...
Brazil mulls longer, flexible port licenses to draw investment
Brazil may revise public port regulations to lengthen operators’ contracts and encourage improvements, officials told Reuters, in an effort to attract more private investment in infrastructure that is crucial to the country’s powerhouse farm sector.
Brazil And Argentina: Soybeans With High Moisture Content
As set out in our Circular dated 25 November 2016 the Association has come across various claims arising out of soybeans with excessive moisture content being loaded in Brazil and discharged in China.
Port of Rotterdam, Brazil Looking to Form Pecém JV
The Dutch Port of Rotterdam has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the State Government of Ceará, Brazil, on a potential cooperation in an effort to form the joint venture Industrial Port Complex of Pecém.
Stevedores’ Strikes Block Brazilian Ports
On March 15, Brazilian stevedores organized an industrial action which affected port operations at all ports in the country, Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) informed.
Brazil – Heavy rainfall has led to port congestion and risk of delays
Due to the recent seasonal heavy rainfalls, a traffic jam started forming; leaving trucks loaded with soya beans stuck fast in the mud and unable to advance or return to point of origin. This has disrupted the supply chain to the ports and has led to cong