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How do Brazil’s dairy farmers compare with their International competitors

This page contains the weighted monthly average price data for  dairy farmers gate milk recorded in Brazil. The average price has to be considered as the result of the weighted average price for milk recorded in the following Brazil regions: Goias, Minas Gerais, Rio Grande de Soul, San Paulo, Paranà, Bahia. The information was provided by Clal which is a is an Italian Dairy Economic Consulting firm that analyzes the Dairy Market www.clal.it The prices collected over the last three years are listed in the…

☀ Paraguay economy grows at 13.5% under President Cartes leadership reducing corruption and encouraging foreign investment

The Economist has dedicated an article to the recently inaugurated Paraguayan president Horacio Cartes, and his attempts to improve the living conditions of the majority of a population which is poor in a country rich in agriculture and energy. Paraguay’s President Horacio Cartes plays his cards and is nobody’s puppet The Economist has dedicated an article to the recently inaugurated Paraguayan president Horacio Cartes, and his attempts to improve the living conditions of the majority of a…

A Worldwide Wine Shortage ? “Lies, damned lies, and statistics”

By Felix Salmon Reuters Press Have you heard about the global wine shortage? Of course you have: it’s been covered [1] in pretty much every media outlet imaginable, but Roberto Ferdman’s  piece for Quartz (“A Worldwide wine shortage could soon be upon us”) was one of the first, and also one of the most detailed. Still, it was the classic single-source article: it basically took one Morgan Stanley report , reproduced a bunch of the key charts, and added a clickbaity headline. The charts, on their…

Dakar 2014 Argentina / Bolivia / Chile

The 2014 Dakar Rally will be the 35th running of the event and the sixth successive year that the event is held in South America. 2014 Dakar Rally Route replaces Peru with Bolivia. The event will start in Rosario, Argentina on January 5 and finish in Valparaiso, Chile on January 18 after thirteen stages of competition, which will comprise a total distance of over 8,500 kilometres. This year the Dakar Rally is continuing its exploration of the Andes regions by organising a visit to Bolivia. No doubt that this…

Why South America should not be ignored as a trading block

Why South America should not be ignored as a trading block Beyond mining, there are compelling reasons why the region should figure much more prominently in the international media. Just to refresh your memory, let’s list some of the region’s key attributes, including the fact that it occupies some 14% of the earth’s land surface area, has a population estimated at more than 590 million and a GDP in excess of USD 5 trillion; has 25% of the world’s arable land (including 32% of the unused land suitable…

New Zealand Dairy Company Fonterra opens $45m centre in Brazil with Nestle

 New Zealand Dairy Company Fonterra opens $45m centre in Brazil with Nestle Fonterra’s South American joint venture with Nestle opened a $45 million distribution centre alongside its Araras, Brazil factory to distribute more than 200,000 metric tonnes of dairy products a year across South America’s biggest economy. Auckland-based Fonterra and Nestle formed Dairy Partners Americas, South America’s largest dairy company, in 2003 to take advantage of rising demand for milk and dairy products…