Brazil’s corn exports rise 221%, because of Ukraine’s absence

As could be foreseen, Brazil's huge agricultural machine is running at full speed due to the geopolitical constellation.

Brazilian corn exports through the southern ports of Paraná state have continued to exceed expectations, rising 221% in the first half of the year despite the absence of Ukraine.

According to a statement Monday from the Paranaguá Port Authority, the increase in corn export volumes was possible because demand increased at a time when Brazil still had much of its summer corn crop to offer.

"Due to the conflict, Ukraine, which exports corn at this time of year, cannot make deliveries . . .

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