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Brazilian agro making hay while the sun shines

Today: Brazilian agricultural producers enjoy a boom in exports during the pandemic. Central bank moves on with plans for its own digital currency. And the 5G auction is facing further uncertainty.

Great times for Brazil’s farm country

agricultural Soy shipment in the Paranaguá Port, in southern Brazil. Photo: Claudio Neves/FP
Soy shipment in the Paranaguá Port, in southern Brazil. Photo: Claudio Neves/FP

Brazilian agricultural producers are profiting from an export boom. Data from the Agriculture Ministry shows that sales abroad broke records in March and April for those respective months. Brazilian farmers have already shipped USD 36.8 billion worth of goods in 2021 — with soy-based products making up 43 percent of all exports.

  • Soy product exports rose 24 percent in the first four months...

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