Brazil Zeroes Common External Tariff on Wheat, Sparking Argentine Protests

Brazilian mills urged the government to expand the quota with free tariff to other markets for fear of wheat shortages in the neighboring country. Argentines deny risk of supply shortages.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A decision by Jair Bolsonaro's government to increase the tariff-free wheat import quota for countries outside Mercosur has sparked protests from Argentine exporters, the main suppliers of grain . . .

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