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Regulator clears Brazil agribusiness’ takeover of railway

Brasilia | Reuters — Brazil’s antitrust regulator Cade on Wednesday approved the takeover of the country’s main railway operator America Latina Logistica SA by Cosan Logistica SA, with restrictions to protect against unfair market advantages. The lead Cade investigator on the case, Gilvandro de Araujo, said restrictions on the merger would include guarantees of third-party […] Read more

Brazil’s grain traders fear monopoly if rail merger allowed

Sao Paulo | Reuters –– Brazil’s grain industry association, Abiove, said on Monday the takeover of the main railway operator America Latina Logistica (ALL) by Rumo, the logistic arm of the biggest sugar and ethanol producer Cosan, could create a monopoly and hurt competition. Cade, Brazil’s antitrust agency, is due to rule Wednesday on the […] Read more