LONDON/DUBAI/SAO PAULO Iran has been racing to step up exports of petrochemicals and tap new markets to compensate for sliding oil sales, Iranian and international industry sources said, but now risks losing that crucial revenue as Washington tightens the screw on sanctions.
BRASILIA/SAO PAULO The Brazilian government on Tuesday paved the way for ethanol makers to sell the fuel directly to gas stations, by passing a resolution to boost fuel industry competition, although additional legislation is required to bypass fuel distributors.
BRASILIA/SAO PAULO, June 4 The Brazilian
government on Tuesday paved the way for ethanol makers to sell
the fuel directly to gas stations, by passing a resolution to
boost fuel industry competition, although additional legislation
is required to bypass fuel distributors.
SAO PAULO Ample rains in most of the sugar and coffee areas in Brazil this week are expected to bring harvest operations to a halt, but forecasts indicate precipitation will pause at the end of this week and a prolonged dry period will follow.
PIRACICABA, Brazil, May 30 Brazil's Copersucar,
the world's largest sugar merchant, expects global trade flow of
the sweetener to reach equilibrium between supply and demand in
the second half of 2019, which could lead to a price recovery, a
top company official said on Thursday.
SAO PAULO, May 21 Brazil will no longer seek a
panel at the World Trade Organization (WTO) to investigate
China's sugar trade policies, the Brazilian government said on
Tuesday, smoothing commercial relations with its top trade
SAO PAULO Brazil's lack of reliable internet accessibility in rural areas is an increasingly critical problem for its farmers, as more agricultural equipment arriving on the market is built to be updated online to work at full capacity.
SAO PAULO, May 20 The news back in 2014 of a
group of investors launching a project to build Brazil's first
ethanol plant based 100% on corn raised eyebrows in a country
that had invented a national ethanol program entirely based on
SAO PAULO, May 8 Brazilian cane mills appear to
have scrapped plans to boost sugar production this year,
reverting to a heavy focus on ethanol in a shift from the start
of the year, according to millers and analysts.
JABOTICABAL/GUARIBA, Brazil, May 7 Brazil's new
sugar and ethanol season has gained speed after a slow start to
cane crushing, and initial production data from the fields
indicate that volumes could be in the higher end of analysts'