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Soybean becomes Uruguay’s leading export item, displacing beef for the first time

          Lately historically high prices and a strong international financial speculation have moved actively into the soybeans market. Only back in 2008 were prices so strong and the market so bullish. In Uruguay 30% of the crop has been harvested with yields higher than expected (above 2.000…

Paraguay’s soy boom: a blessing or a curse?

Paraguay’s  is not often highlighted for its economic achievements. Yet after 20 years of stagnation at the end of the 20th century, the landlocked country has enjoyed almost a decade of economic growth, and in 2010, GDP expanded by 15%, the fastest rate in Latin America. by Guillermo D’Angelo @argentinaindependent.com Driving this impressive expansion…