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Brazil-China Trade: Highways, Ports and Soybeans

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Brazil-China Trade: Highways, Ports and Soybeans

Brazil-China Trade: Highways, Ports and Soybeans

Brazil-China Trade: Highways, Ports and Soybeans

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Brazil and China have not traditionally been trading partners, but that's been changing fast. This weekend, Brazilian president Luiz Inacio LuLa Da Silva is heading to China with a delegation of 300 Brazilian businessmen. The Brazilian government is hoping for billions of dollars in Chinese investment to build highways and ports. The Chinese are looking forward to a giant new source of cheap soybeans. NPR's Martin Kaste reports.