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São Tomé and Príncipe
Briefings and training
13 February 2023
Former Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff to lead BRICS bank
The Lula government agreed with its partners in the BRICS group (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) to nominate former president Dilma Rousseff to head the New Development Bank (NBD).
13 February 2023
China becomes main destination of Brazilian corn exports
China became the main destination of Brazilian corn exports in January by volume, surpassing traditional importers like Japan, Iran and Spain.
06 February 2023
Brazil supports Chinese candidate Qu Dongyu for FAO director
The Brazilian government expressed its support for the re-election of Chinese diplomat Qu Dongyu as director general of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
20 January 2023
China lifts bans on Brazilian meatpackers
China has lifted bans on three Brazilian meatpackers, including two poultry plants and one beef plant, Agriculture Minister Carlos Favaro revealed.
19 January 2023
More genetically modified sugarcane use expected in Brazil after China approval
Brazil's Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira (CTC) expects its home country to accelerate the adoption of its genetically modified (GM) sugarcane after China approved imports of two varieties.
17 January 2023
China approves imports of genetically modified sugar cane traits developed in Brazil
China approved imports of eight genetically modified (GM) crops, including two GM sugar cane traits developed in Brazil, the country's agriculture ministry said.
23 December 2022
Boost expected for Brazilian soybean exports as Chinese imports recover
China is expected to end the year with historically low soymeal carryover stocks, which should increase dependence on imported soybeans in 2023, chiefly from Brazil.
23 November 2022
China to boost Brazilian corn exports
Brazilian corn exports could jump exponentially next year if farmers harvest a full crop and Chinese demand is strong, Brazil's National Association of Grain Exporters said.
21 November 2022
China’s soybean imports from Brazil slide
China's soybean imports from Brazil fell 15% in October from the same month last year, as high prices and a lack of crushing profits eroded appetite for purchases from the South American nation.