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Shortcut through the Amazon jungle expected to boost Brazilian soy exports

It’s not fully paved and sinkholes abound, but upgrades to BR-163 has made 
it a ‘viable roadway’ and opened a new gateway for soybean exports

Reuters / A new northern front is opening in the battle for a share of Brazil’s burgeoning soy and corn exports as a highway decades in the making finally opens, offering a shortcut through the Amazon jungle to northeastern waterways. The BR-163 connects Mato Grosso state’s Soy Belt to two key river ports and will […] Read more