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Mar 18, 2010

Brazil's Bumper GM Soy Harvest & Poor Infrastructure Politicized

"Farmers in Brazil's northeast grow a bumper soy crop but lose millions of tons because the only nearby port cannot cope with the loads."

"For all of Brazil's progress toward developed status in recent years, much of its road, port and rail system would not be out of place in the Third World -- a discrepancy that will be a key battleground in October's presidential election."

For more see: Grudgings, Stuart.  "Roads, ports shape up as key Brazil vote battle," Reuters, 18 March 2010.

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