NEWS
Soy Frontier at Middle Age - 3
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Tue May 19, 2015 07:48 AM CDT

SAO PAULO, Brazil (DTN) -- The day when large portions of Mato Grosso's soy and corn crop are shipped via long-delayed northern export corridors is getting closer.

Routes such as the famous BR-163 highway through the Amazon will start carrying much bigger volumes over the next five years, increasing Brazil's overall grain export capacity, cutting logistics costs and stimulating grain production in the north of Mato Grosso state.

"Over the next five years, we will see a big jump in shipments north, easing some of Brazil's long-standing bottlenecks," said Edeon Vaz, executive director of the Mato Grosso Pro-Logistics Movement, a ...

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