Argentina has more soybean crushing capacity than Brazil -study

Bolsa de Rosario chief economist Bruno Ferrari points out, however, that there is a lot of idle capacity in his country, about 43%. In Brazil, idle capacity is 10%.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentina has fewer soybean processing plants than Brazil, but the installed capacity of the neighboring country is more significant, shows a study by Bolsa de Rosario. Last year, the Argentineans had 35 oilseed crushing plants and the Brazilians, 85.

However, Argentina's installed capacity is 191.23 thousand tons a day and Brazil's, 166.77 thousand tons, said the institution's chief economist, Bruno Ferrari, in a seminar of the Soybean Chain Association of Argentina (ACSoja) held today (9/22).

According to the survey, Brazil has an installed capacity to process 55.03 million tons . . .

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