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Brazil approves WTO action over India sugar

12 Dec 2018

SAO PAULO The Brazilian government approved consultations at the World Trade Organization regarding subsidies it says India gives to cane producers and sugar exporters, Brazil's trade ministry said.

Brazil approves WTO action over Indian sugar subsidies

12 Dec 2018

SAO PAULO, Dec 12 The Brazilian government approved consultations at the World Trade Organization regarding subsidies it says India gives to cane producers and sugar exporters, Brazil's trade ministry said.

Brazil's Bolsonaro names lawyer Salles as next environment minister

10 Dec 2018

SAO PAULO Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday tapped lawyer Ricardo de Aquino Salles to be his minister of environment, according to messages from the incoming president posted on social media.

Betting on ethanol, Brazilian mills turn sour on sugar

03 Dec 2018

LONDON/SAO PAULO Brazilian sugar companies are increasing their capacity to produce ethanol in the face of depressed global sugar prices and government policies expected to boost demand for the biofuel.

Brazil's Copersucar CEO to step down

01 Dec 2018

SAO PAULO, Nov 30 Paulo Roberto de Souza, chief executive of Brazil's Copersucar SA, one of the world's largest sugar and ethanol companies, is stepping down, the company said on Friday.

BP sees Brazil's new biofuels policy boosting investment

29 Nov 2018

SAO PAULO Brazil's latest policy to boost biofuels use has improved the outlook for ethanol production and should attract new investment in plants, BP Plc's chief executive for biofuels, Mario Lindenhayn, said on Wednesday.

INTERVIEW-BP sees Brazil's new biofuels policy boosting investment

29 Nov 2018

SAO PAULO, Nov 28 Brazil's latest policy to boost biofuels use has improved the outlook for ethanol production and should attract new investment in plants, BP Plc's chief executive for biofuels, Mario Lindenhayn, said on Wednesday.

Exclusive: Biosev hires bank for possible Brazil sugar asset sales - source

28 Nov 2018

SAO PAULO Biosev SA , the sugar and ethanol maker controlled by trading firm Louis Dreyfus Co, has hired an investment bank to seek potential buyers for some or all of its plants in Brazil, a source familiar with the plans told Reuters.

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon reaches decade high

24 Nov 2018

SAO PAULO The destruction of Brazil's Amazon rainforest reached its highest level in a decade this year, government data released on Friday showed, driven by illegal logging and the encroachment of agriculture on the jungle.

Eletrobras posts Q3 loss of $427 mln on provisions, write-offs

13 Nov 2018

SAO PAULO, Nov 13 Brazilian power utility Eletrobras made a third-quarter net loss of 1.61 billion reais ($427 million), hit by large provisions and some write-offs to assets that were sold, the company said on Tuesday.

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