RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The drought is also having a strong impact on neighboring countries. This is the case of Paraguay, where it is estimated that there could be up to 40% less than the 10 million tons of soybeans projected by the Ministry of Agriculture.
According to official estimates, the nation would reach between 6 and 7 million tons. This news is relevant for the international market since Paraguay is the fourth largest oilseed exporter.
Paraguayan Minister of Agriculture, Moisés Bertoni, explained: "The estimate of 10 million tons of soybeans was made based on an average of 2 . . .