RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a turbulent year due to the coronavirus pandemic, few sectors escaped the crisis. Agribusiness was one of them, managing to maintain the positive production rate of the last few years, surprising with a record harvest and rising exports as a reflex of the dollar's appreciation against the real.
"The year 2020 will go down in agribusiness history. We had firm food consumption in the internal and external markets, driven mainly by Asian demand and by the exchange rate. The devaluation of the Real made our product very competitive," says Marcos Fava, professor at the . . .