Bolsonaro: Russia’s fertilizer supplies to Brazil to be doubled

This significant lifeline for Brazil's important agribusiness gives the country the security it needs in times of broken production chains. Expanding fertilizer supplies to Brazil was the main point of the president's trip to Russia.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro said Wednesday, Dec. 16, that fertilizer shipments from Russia to Brazil will be doubled. In addition, a factory will be reactivated in Três Lagoas in Mato Grosso do Sul to produce the inputs, which are important for the country's agricultural industry.

These issues were discussed at a meeting Bolsonaro held with businessmen in Moscow, where the head of government met with President Vladimir Putin to discuss topics that can strengthen the trade agenda between the two countries.

"We have a chance that it (the fertilizer plant) will be operational as early . . .

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