Russia removes restrictions on two Brazilian beef plants – regulator

MOSCOW, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Russia’s agriculture safety watchdog said on Friday it removed temporary restrictions on beef supplies to Russia from two plants in Brazil starting from Nov. 29. One of the plants authorized to resume sales to Russia is operated by Minerva SA and the other one by JBS , the Russian regulator, Rosselkhoznadzor said in a statement.

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Source: Reuters

Telxius acquires 1,909 Brazilian tower sites for $150m

Telxius has struck a deal with Telefónica Brasil (Vivo) for the acquisition of 1,909 sites in Brazil for R$ 641 million ($153 million). Under the terms of the agreement, Telxius will double its existing portfolio bringing it to a total of 3,850 sites and reinforcing its position as a one of the biggest infrastructure operators in the country.

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Brazil Hopes Green Debt Will Help Fund $3.1 Billion Amazon-Crossing Railway

Brazil is hoping global investors demand for green debt will help raise funds for some of its largest infrastructure projects, including a multi-billion railway crossing through a portion of the Amazon rainforest. Latin America’s largest economy is seeking a “green seal” for the $3.1 billion Ferrograo railway.

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Source: Bloomberg

Mercosur: Germany wants to certification for meat and soya imports from Brazil

According to Der Spiegel magazine, German Environment Minister Svenja Schulze is proposing to complement the sustainability rules of the Mercosur Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and the Latin American countries with a certification system for both products. The country wants to avoid buying soy and meat whose production has affected the environment in the Amazon.

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Source: Por Agência O Globo