NEWS
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Wed Jul 2, 2014 11:19 AM CDT

Brazilian Soybean Exports Slip in June

Brazil soybeans exports continued on their downward curve in June as the immediate post-harvest clamor subsides in the world's No. 2 producing country.

Shipments totaled 6.9 million metric tons (mmt) last month, down from 8.3 mmt in April and 7.6 mmt in May, but still higher than the 6.5 mmt sent in June 2013.

The numbers underline perceptions that Brazilian port logistics have improved this year, due principally to an improvement in logistics management, dry weather at the key ports and less corn bunging up grain export terminals.

In June, Brazil shipped just 87,600 ...

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