Low Parana River Level 'Trims' Argentine Farm Exports
Argentina's Parana River, the grains superhighway that takes soy and corn from the Pampas farm belt to the world, has gotten so shallow that it has started "trimming" international shipments just as the country's export season gets underway.
The level of the Parana at the export hub of Rosario, home to some of the biggest soy crushing plants in the world, was a scant 0.90 meters on Wednesday, according to the Coast Guard.
Between 1996 and 2020 the median depth of the river at Rosario in April was a much deeper...
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