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Vale Heads Rapidly Downhill as Exports Hit Low

Vale has faced a further setback at its Brazilian iron ore mines after the reversal of an earlier court decision has led to the closure of its Brucutu mine. That follows a series of problems including a dam failure and water contamination earlier in the year. As a result Vale suffered a 33.8% ... Read more →


JM Smucker Takes a Bigger Gulp as Brazil’s Coffee Overflows

Global coffee prices have collapsed 23.9% from their October peak as a result of a surge of supplies. While global export growth only increased by 2.8% year over year in February that followed a 16.3% rise in the prior three months. Exports from Brazil were the main driver with an increase of ... Read more →


Brazillian Butchers JBS, BRF May Be Helped By China Meet-Up

China is set to increase the number of import licenses available to Brazillian meat suppliers as part of a state visit next month. That could be negative for U.S. farmers if a China-U.S. trade deal isn’t reached. A China-Brazil deal comes as total Brazilian meat exports have stagnated in... Read more →


Lumber Case Lumbers On, U.S. Wins at WTO

The WTO has ruled that the U.S. can use its controversial “zeroing” methodology in assessing alleged dumping of Canadian softwood lumber. The win for the U.S. government is important for the WTO’s future operations given the Trump administration’s historic antipathy towards the organization. W... Read more →


CMA-CGM’s Santos Switch Follows Reduced Flows

CMA-CGM will relocate its operations at the port of Santos, Brazil to facilities run by DP World and away from those of Grupo Libra. CMA-CGM’s inbound volumes to the port have dropped 24.5% in the three months to Feb. 28, possibly one reason for its relocation. Most of its larger customers, in... Read more →


Brazil’s Iron Ore and Soybean Downturn Needs Panama To Dig In

The Brazilian port association, ATP, has called on the Panama Canal to reduce fees and improve access for Brazil’s exporters. With a global trade downturn emerging the Canal Authority may be willing to accede. Brazil’s exports to Asia have grown only modestly recently with a 3.2% increase in s... Read more →

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