Brazilian agribusiness breaks export record in 2023

Brazilian agribusiness exports hit a record in 2023, reaching US$ 166.55 billion. The amount was 4.8% higher than in 2022, which represents an increase of US$ 7.68 billion. In all, agribusiness accounted for 49% of Brazil’s total exports in 2023; in 2022, the share was 47.5%. The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAPA) highlights that […]


The Lion City opens the doors to Asia

After 11 years without a trade agreement, Mercosur signed a free trade agreement (FTA) with Singapore in December. The announcement was made during the 63rd Summit of Heads of State of Mercosur, which also made Bolivia’s adhesion to the bloc official. Despite the Brazilian government’s best efforts to ensure that the main news of the […]


Rio Grande do Norte emerges as a global force in fruit farming

Fruits have always been a driving force in Brazilian agriculture, and the Rio Grande do Norte state is emerging as a major player in this scenario. The state stands out in this context and plays a crucial role in fruit production and export. Fruit farming propels Rio Grande do Norte to high levels of employment, […]


Agro.BR Business Zone: The Platform Connecting You to Brazilian Farmers

The Agro.BR Business Zone has just been launched, heralding a new era for Brazilian agricultural trade. This platform will streamline your access to high-quality Brazilian products by connecting producers directly with buyers seeking the best from Brazil. With just a few clicks, interested buyers can connect with producers from several agricultural sectors. This initiative is […]


The New ABC+ Plan as a catalyst for complying with the Brazilian NDCs ‌

Brazil’s new Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), informed by the Federal Government in September 2023, proposes a 48% reduction in the country’s Greenhouse Gases (GHG) emissions by 2025 and a 53% reduction by 2030 compared to 2005, the base year. In this scenario, the emissions limit in 2025 will be 1.32 GtCO2eq, and in 2030, 1.20 […]


From Brazil to Bologna: Valparaiso’s sustainable wine tale

Valparaiso Vinhos e Vinhedos, a symbol of sustainable winemaking from Brazil, is ready to make an impression on the international audience at the Slow Wine Fair in Bologna. This journey from the flourishing Serra Gaúcha to Italy represents a significant step in the international acclaim of Brazilian wines. The company was founded by Arnaldo Argenta, […]


Brazilian Farmers’ Youth Leadership represents Brazilian agribusiness in Germany

Carolina Sleutjes, a producer from Rio Grande do Sul and member of CNA Jovem, a Youth Leadership development program by the Brazilian National Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA), represented the Brazilian agricultural youth at the International Young Farmers’ Forum. This forum was part of the 16th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) held […]


Golden Cheese from Goiás: Brazilian flavor on the international stage

Amid the breathtaking landscapes of Cromínia, Goiás, emerges a gem of Brazilian gastronomy: the Golden Cheese, masterfully crafted by the Santa Bárbara Cheese Factory. Under the skillful hands of producer Paulo Matoso and his unwavering brothers, this cheese has not only won over local palates but has recently gained international recognition, being acclaimed as one […]


Sustainable Threads and Agricultural Innovation Woven with Brazilian Cotton

In the heart of Brazil, the story of cotton unfolds a narrative intricately woven into the nation’s fabric, rooted in the cultivation practices of Indigenous communities long before colonizers arrived. Brazilian cotton emerges not just as a commodity but as a symbol of innovation and sustainable progress in the global market. Cultivating Color, Nurturing Tradition […]


Brazilian agricultural exports reached US$ 13.4 billion in October 2023

In October, the Brazilian agribusiness trade balance data showed the country is heading for a positive year-end. That month, the value of goods traded abroad reached US$ 13.4 billion, a 2.3% drop compared to the same period in 2022. Despite the downturn, the year-to-date result shows a 3% increase in our exports compared to 2022. […]


Here’s everything you need to know about Brazilian papaya

Papaya, one of the main fruits Brazil produces, consumes, and exports stands out as an essential pillar in the country’s agricultural economy. With its massive production and unmistakable flavor, the fruit takes a prominent place, especially in the states of Bahia, Espírito Santo, Ceará, and Rio Grande do Norte, being one of the main items […]


The expansion of BRICS beyond economic issues

In a year marked by highly significant geopolitical events, Brazil played a major role in one of them: the announcement of the expansion of the BRICS in the bloc’s 15th Summit held last August. In addition to Brazil, China, Russia, and South Africa, from 2024, Argentina, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab […]


The flourishing ethanol industry in Brazil

The National Corn Ethanol Union (UNEM) estimates an unprecedented surge in Brazil’s corn ethanol production, reaching 6 billion liters in the 2023-24 season—an astonishing 36% increase from the previous cycle and an astronomical 800% surge over the last five years. Driven by the expansion of the Brazilian industrial complex, technological advancements, and soaring international demand […]


Brazilian Farmers at COP 28: commitment and perspectives for a sustainable future

The 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) has proven to be a significant milestone for the global future, featuring urgent discussions of our collective destiny. In such a vital scenario, the Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA) emerged as an essential part in shaping and debating the directions of agribusiness in creating global […]