NEWS
South America Calling
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Mon May 5, 2014 09:45 AM CDT

Brazil exported a record volume of soybeans for one month in April, continuing the impressive performance of the ports this year.

Shipments totaled 8.25 million metric tons, surpassing the previous record of 7.95 mmt sent in May 2013.

With April's shipments, Brazil exported 17 mmt in the first four months of the year, well up on the 11.6 mmt exported last year and already corresponding to 40% of all projected shipments.

Small improvements to Brazil's infrastructure and better organization of truck deliveries have improved port performance, while dry weather has allowed for uninterrupted operations at Paranagua and Santos ports -- ...

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