NEWS
Long Lines at Brazil Ports
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Tue May 14, 2013 09:07 AM CDT

SAO PAULO, Brazil (DTN) -- Brazil's ports are still struggling to cope with the deluge of soybeans arriving for export this season.

Halfway through the fourth month of Brazil's soybean marketing season, you would expect the lines of ships waiting to load soy to start receding.

But that hasn't happened yet.

Some 235 ships were queuing to load 13.3 million metric tons (mmt) of soy and corn at Brazilian ports on Monday, only marginally down from the 237 registered one month before, said shipping agency SA Commodities/Unimar.

The line has shortened at Santos, Brazil's biggest port, to 52 ships from ...

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