Infrastructure is now the hot Story in Brazilian Commodities

"The ongoing expansion of agriculture in Brazil will increase the need for transport and investments of a magnitude that has never been seen in Brazil’s railway sector," says sugar cane giant Cosan.

By Bloomberg

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The man in charge of Brazilian sugar giant Cosan Ltd. has little interest in talking about the sweetener. These days, he’s all about railways, writes Bloomberg in its latest report. Cosan is controlled by 69-year-old Rubens Ometto, one of the sixty most powerful men in Brazil.

The business that gave life to Cosan -- the world’s biggest sugar-cane operation -- has been stuck in the doldrums following years of depressed global prices and government policies that curbed the expansion of cane ethanol in Brazil. In stark contrast, the commodity powerhouse is . . .

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