Soybeans at Port of Santos
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Congestion holds up export of record soybean crop from Brazil

11 April 2013 Last updated at 10:44 BST

Brazil's prospects of surpassing the United States for the first time as the world's top soybean exporter are being frustrated.

Severe congestion at the country's ports in the past month has exposed chronic infrastructure problems.

From the port of Santos, Julia Carneiro reports.