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South America Calling
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Mon Apr 28, 2014 11:35 AM CDT

Bunge started operations this past weekend at its new port terminal in the northern Brazilian city of Vila do Conde, marking what the local farm sector hopes will be the start of a new era of better grain export logistics.

Sitting at the mouth of the Amazon River, the terminal is the first of a series of grain port facilities due to be opened in the north over the next few years, which farm leaders hope will eventually dispatch over half of Brazil's massive soybean exports.

With Brazil's existing grain port and transport infrastructure struggling to cope with the deluge ...

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