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Chinas´s agricultural investments in Brazil views

The New York Times Published: May 26, 2011 By Alexei Barrionuevo When the Chinese came looking for more soybeans here last year, they inquired about buying farmland in South America — lots of it. Officials in this farming area would not sell the hundreds of thousands of acres needed. Undeterred, the Chinese pursued a different strategy: providing credit to farmers and potentially tripling the soybeans grown here to feed chickens and hogs back in China. “They need the soy more than anyone,” said Edimilson…