Naperville, Illinois — Last year Brazil raised a soybean crop exceeding 160-million tonnes, nearly doubling the decade-ago levels as the top exporter expanded production to meet rising global demand.

That is a much larger volume than analysts, including US and Brazilian agencies, expected. That trend could continue this year, though it is unclear when that excess supply will manifest...

Subscribe now to unlock this article.

Support BusinessLIVE’s award-winning journalism for R129 per month (digital access only).

There’s never been a more important time to support independent journalism in SA. Our subscription packages now offer an ad-free experience for readers.

Cancel anytime.

Would you like to comment on this article?
Sign up (it's quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.