With Super Crop in 2020, Brazil Reclaims World Soybean Throne

The harvest will allow the country to snatch the first global spot in production from the USA. "It's a relief for the Brazilian countryside right now," says consultant, referring to the pandemic crisis.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian countryside is stepping on the gas. Soy, the country's main export product, is experiencing a boom with a harvest that is about to reach a record level.

More than 126 million tons of the grain will have been harvested in Brazil by the end of the 2019-2020 season (which ends in August), 7.6 percent more than the previous harvest, according to estimates by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

As a result, the country will reach first place in the ranking among the world's leading producers, replacing the United . . .

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